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  1. Feb 26, 2004 #1
    Course help!!!!!!

    Could PLZ on help on one thing. I dont know wot the following are and how they incorperate into my work course which is about meauring the depth of water in a tank using sound waves and messuring the time delay ogf the reflected wave.
    Resolution
    response time
    systematic bias or drift
    sensitivity
    random variation

    And anything else u thivnk i could put in?
     
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  3. Feb 26, 2004 #2

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    Sounds like descriptions of your detector's capabilities.

    e.g.,
    resolution - the smallest unit (wavelength?) it can detect
    sensitivity - smallest change it can detect
     
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