Understanding instrument calibration
Keywords:Calibration, Laboratories, Instrument calibration, Misconceptions
AbstractCalibration is often misunderstood and is filled with many misconceptions. Neither the users of instruments nor the simple laboratories that perform the calibration assessmnets have a clear understanding of their roles in the complex field of calibration. This article provides the necesary processes involved in calibrating an instrument, simple or complex, and a brief description that wil clarify the myriad misconceptions.
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