Science & Research

Volume IV - 13.5 Temperature

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Orientation and Training
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DOCUMENT NO.:
IV-13
VERSION NO.: 1.3
Section 13 - Engineering
EFFECTIVE DATE:
10-01-03
REVISED:
02-14-13

A. Objective

To provide the trainee with the fundamentals of temperature and temperature measurement.

B. Assignment

The trainer will present basic information regarding temperature and temperature measuring equipment. Topics to be covered are:

  • constant temperature baths,
  • thermometers and their corrections (such as stem correction),
  • thermistor-based temperature measuring equipment,
  • calibration of temperature measuring equipment, and
  • use of standard thermometers and platinum resistance thermometers.

The trainee will be expected to gain practical experience with laboratory equipment.

 

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