correction factor


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correction factor

A number by which a measured value is multiplied to correct for systematic measurement error.
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The correction factor was determined for an equivalence ratio of 0.7-1.2 and for initial pressures of 0.1 and 0.2 MPa.
Forage classes that were overestimated in the original diet show a decrease in diet composition, while classes that were underestimated show an increase in diet composition after the application of correction factors. We were unable to develop a correction factor for the "other" forage class which contained ferns, lichens, and mosses because these forages are quite different from one another.
For evaluating the influences of the multiple thread engagement of a wired thread insert the correction factor [C.sub.5] is introduced.
Mass Correction Factor. The mass of an idle cell linearly decreased with time (Figure 2).
Vulcanization correction factors were used to reduce or eliminate the effect of sulfur content in gasoline on other polluting gases.
The values that are picked for the correction factor have a direct impact over the total number of centroid updates that are performed by the algorithm, and this affects each of the centroids.
When preparing the ballistic chart, multiply the MOA come-ups from your ballistic program by the correction factor. For example, if the program says you need to come up 32 MOA at 900 yards, multiply 32 x 1.087 = 34.78.
So, the aim of the present study is to compare these techniques and to define an optimal correction factor for to determine the volume of thyroid gland, specifically by CT, linear measurement and fluid displacement method.
Geometric Correction Factor of a Unilateral Oblique Crack.
The correction factor at each Ps angle depends on the 2th position and width or size of the receiving slit and collimator because the smaller the collimator size and larger the receiving slit, the smaller is the defocusing error, though larger receiving slits decrease the angular resolution.
The 0.9854 is called the volume correction factor from the American Society for Testing and Materials Measurement of Petroleum Products.