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I Error propagation and standard deviation

  1. Dec 3, 2018 #1
    Hey there,
    First time on this forums, looking forward to some interesting discussions :)
    I am currently trying grasp the concepts of error propagation and standard deviation in relation to experimental physics. I have some data set and i want to determine the difference between the measured and theoretical values including errors and how reliable my reading are. My problem is how do i include these errors in the standard deviation?
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  3. Dec 3, 2018 #2
    You might check Kline and McClintock's 1953 paper on uncertainty analysis. It is a standard in the field.
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