Measurement Technology

Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)


Measurement is the estimation of the magnitude of some attribute of an object, such as its length or weight, relative to a unit of measurement. It is an estimation of a physical (chemical or biological) variable by a measurement device. Measurement usually involves use of measuring instruments, such as ruler or scale which is calibrated to compare the object to some standard, such as meter or a kilogram. In this chapter, basic and fundamental details related to measurement are covered.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electrical EngineeringInstitute of Technology, Nirma UniversityAhmedabadIndia

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