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Electronic Data Collection and Analysis System



Electronic Data Collection and Analysis System


Yin Foo, Des; Foley, Margaret


E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; Report ; 39/1992




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Power and Water Authority

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Report ; 39/1992

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Technical Report WRD92039 Viewed at 15:07:17 on 29/07/2010 Page 145 of 192. C1.3 PROPOSED CALIBRATION METHOD The method I (a) above was found to be most accurate and is certainly '~he most direct with all system components involved in conditions which are similar to those encountered in the field. To allow ::or the variety of errors inherent in any system the calibration same set-up as section C2.1. should be done at the same points and with the for the standard test described in section The calibration and testing of a system can be combined as follows : (i) Perform a two point calibration as per manufacturer's instructions; (ii) Perform the standard test (as per section C2.2); (iii) Calculate any necessary corrections to the calibration parameters obtained in (i), and enter the corrected data in the logger, or (if this is not possible) apply them at the data edi ting stage. (c. f. sections C2. 3 and C2. 4) (The initial two point calibration is necessary to obtain data in the correct units, whiCh makes error analysis easier.) Experience "lith individual systems, combined with well maintained equipment history files I"ill be required.

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