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This book is intended as a guide to the analysis and presentation of experimental results. After presenting basic theoretical concepts, the book describes the methods by which the results can be presented, both numerically and graphically.
This book takes a new approach on teaching the subject by following the chain of measurement through atmosphere, imaging, detection, spectroscopy, timing and hypothesis testing. It covers all wavelengths: radio, infrared, optical, UV, X-ray, gamma-ray.
The epic story of the invention of a global network of weights, scales, and instruments for measurement.
For experiments, dimensional analysis enables the design, checks the validity, orders the procedure and synthesises the data. Written by an expert, this book covers important developments in dimensional analysis of the last three decades.