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Distance x

(m)
Radiometer First
Second
reading
-2
third
R(Wm )
average
3.0 RESULT

0.1

0.2

0.3

0.4

0.5

0.6

0.9
0.8
0.8
0.83

0.6
0.5
0.5
0.53

0.5
0.5
0.4
0.47

0.4
0.4
0.4
0.4

0.5
0.4
0.4
0.43

0.4
0.3
0.3
0.3

TABLE 1 : RADIOMETER READING TABLE

Log 10 X
Log 10 R

2.00
-0.081

2.301
-0.276

2.477
-0.328

2.602
-0.398

2.699
-0.367

2.778
-0.481

TABLE 2 : LOG LOG TABLE

Log 10 R against Log 10 X


0
-0.1

f(x) = - 0.46x + 0.82


R = 0.94

-0.2

Log R
Log 10 R

-0.3

Linear (Log R)
Linear (Log R)

-0.4
-0.5
-0.6
2

2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9

Log 10 X

2.0 GRAPH OF RADIOMETER READING AGAINST DISTANCE

APPENDIX

CALCULATION OF RADIOMETER READING (Wm-2)


1 mm = 1 x 10-3m
Example :
Distance : 100 mm x 10-3
= 0.1 m
Radiometer reading

= 0.009 W ( 0.1 m )2
= 0.9 Wm-2