Linear calibration of Z-drive units

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum
Subjectcalibration; regression
AbstractCalibrating has become an increasingly important part of design especially in dynamometers. Calibration allows one to examine the accuracy in readings of devices and gives an estimate to how well the system is performing. Then feedback obtained from calibrating greatly increases the quality of data obtained in a test situation as errors in the readings may be more accurately accounted for. This report will focus on the calibration of two Z-Drive units used for IMD's Escort Tugnand will investigate two methods of analyzing the data. One method proposed by Robert Galway and the other technique more recently proposed by several employees of the Institute for Marine Dynamics.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number5605
NPARC number8895128
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Record identifier3567780a-a3f4-4ba3-b379-847e7b3ba5b4
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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