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HANDOUT HO E3ABR2P0X1-0B1ATechnical Training MEASUREMENT AND CALIBRATION HANDBOOK Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory Specialist Course November 2005 81st TRAINING GROUP 332 Training Squadron Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi 39534-2480 OPR Mr. Dan N. Cameron Designed for AETC Course Use NOT INTENDED FOR USE ON THE JOB 
AETC FORM 214, JUL 93 PREVIOUS EDITIONS ARE OBSOLETE STANDARD COVERSHEET
 
 
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Metrology Training Flight HO E3ABR2P031-0B1AKeesler Air Force Base, Mississippi November 2005
Acknowledgment
The material contained in this handbook has been a combined effort of the staff of the MetrologyTraining Flight. This book is a combination of all the Metrology books that have come before. Special thanksgoes to Mr. Thomas Daniels (Supplemental) and Mr. Floyd Parsons, 332 TRS/UNC (Physical DimensionalCourse) for their concerted efforts.
Editorial Note
This guide has been established as a training aid for students attending all Metrology Courses. Astechnology changes, so must we. Should you encounter any additions, corrections, or deletions from thisguide, please forward your suggestions to the following address :332 TRS/UNCC709 Meadows Drive Ste. 237Keesler AFB, MS 39534-2480Mark your correspondence: ATTN Mr. D. N. CameronYou may also contact the course directly at DSN 597-9674 or commercial (601)377-9674
 
 
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 Table of Contents
 I. GENERAL INFORMATIONCONVERSION FACTORS.....................................................................................................1MATHEMATICAL SYMBOLS................................................................................................4MATHEMATICAL CONSTANTS...........................................................................................5NUMERICAL CONSTANTS (extended)................................................................................5GREEK ALPHABET...............................................................................................................6POWER OF TEN MULTIPLIER CHART...............................................................................7POWER OF TEN CONVERSION CHART............................................................................8BINARY CONVERSION.........................................................................................................9POWER OF TWO CHART...................................................................................................10II. MATHEMATICS..........................................................................................................................10SEQUENCE OF MATHEMATICAL OPERATIONS............................................................10SIGNIFICANT FIGURES.....................................................................................................11ROUNDING OFF NUMBERS..............................................................................................11EXPONENTS.......................................................................................................................11INTERPOLATION................................................................................................................12LOGARITHMS......................................................................................................................12SCIENTIFIC NOTATION......................................................................................................12TRIGONOMETRY AND GEOMETRY.................................................................................13TRIGONOMETRIC RELATIONS.........................................................................................13PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM..............................................................................................13RADIAN MEASURE.............................................................................................................14VARIOUS MEASUREMENTS.............................................................................................15ERROR CALCULATIONS...................................................................................................16DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS..................................................................................................18DENSITIES of VARIOUS SUBSTANCES...........................................................................18METRIC CONVERSION ft to N m.......................................................................................18METRIC CONVERSION kg cm to N m................................................................................19CONVERSION UNITS of TORQUE....................................................................................19GRAVITATIONAL CORRECTION CHART.........................................................................20LINEAR COEFFICIENTS OF EXPANSION........................................................................21GAGE BLOCK CLASSIFICATION.......................................................................................22III. PHYSICAL-DIMENSIONALTEMPERATURE..................................................................................................................23TEMPERATURE CONVERSION CHART...............................................................23STEM CORRECTIONS...........................................................................................23TEMPERATURE COMPARISON CHART..............................................................24THERMOCOUPLE'S................................................................................................24THERMOCOUPLE IDENTIFICATION TABLE........................................................25THERMAL-SPECTRUM..........................................................................................27RESISTANCE THERMOMETER............................................................................27VOLUMETRIC COEFFICIENTS OF EXPANSION.................................................28BOYLES LAW..........................................................................................................28CHARLES LAW.......................................................................................................29IDEAL GAS LAW.....................................................................................................29

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