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vol 60 / SEPTEMBER, 2017
Article
UDC 531.717

SCALE DIVISION AND RESOLVING CAPACITY OF THE SCALE

V. A. Kulikov
Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping, Department of Ship-Repairing Technologies, St. Petersburg;


A. V. Kulikov
NPP “Centrservisinform”, Ltd; St. Petersburg; Leading Engineer


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Abstract.   A concept of a scale definition capability is introduced to relate to the readings distribution. The concept provides the basis for correlation of scale division value (resolution) and the instrument accuracy, random and systematic errors, and measurement error estimation.
Keywords: scale, scale division, resolving capacity, random error, systematic error, measurement error