[VIM3] 4.11 reference operating condition

reference condition
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operating condition prescribed for evaluating the performance of a measuring instrument or measuring system or for comparison of measurement results


NOTE 1 Reference operating conditions specify intervals of values of the measurand and of the influence quantities.

NOTE 2 In IEC 60050-300, item 311-06-02, the term “reference condition” refers to an operating condition under which the specified instrumental measurement uncertainty is the smallest possible.



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