Analysis and Presentation of Experimental Results: With Examples, Problems and Programs (Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics) (Paperback)

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Basic statistical concepts.- Measurement errors.- A though experiment.- The statistical analysis of experimental results.- The presentation of numerical results.- The propagation of errors.- The three basic probability distributions.- The statistics of radioactivity.- Elements from the theory of errors.- Comparison and rejection of measurements.- The method of least squares.- Graphs.- The written report of the results of an experiment.- Appendix 1. Least squares straight line y =α + λ x . The errors in α and λ.- Appendix 2. Dimensional analysis.- Appendix 3. The use of random numbers in finding values of a variable x which are distributed according to a given probability density function f(x).- Appendix 4. Values of fundamental physical constants.- Answers to the problems.- List of programs and code samples.- Index.

About the Author


C. Christodoulides is Professor Emeritus at the National Technical University of Athens. For over 35 years he has been teaching physics courses at students of Engineering, Physics, and Mathematics. Out of his intense teaching activity, he published several textbooks in Greek. Recently he published "The Special Theory of Relativity" with Springer (2016).
Product Details
ISBN: 9783319533445
ISBN-10: 3319533444
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: June 29th, 2017
Pages: 526
Language: English
Series: Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics