[VIM3] 2.17 systematic measurement error

systematic error of measurement, systematic error
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component of measurement error that in replicate measurements remains constant or varies in a predictable manner


NOTE 1 A reference quantity value for a systematic measurement error is a true quantity value, or a measured quantity value of a measurement standard of negligible measurement uncertainty, or a conventional quantity value.

NOTE 2 Systematic measurement error, and its causes, can be known or unknown. A correction can be applied to compensate for a known systematic measurement error.

NOTE 3 Systematic measurement error equals measurement error minus random measurement error.



2 Measurement