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|Author(s):||Leon S. Chao; Stephan Schlamminger; Jon R. Pratt;|
|Title:||Functional Constraints and the Design of a New Watt Balance|
|Published:||September 30, 2013|
|Abstract:||The functional constraints driving the design of the new permanent-magnet driven watt balance (NIST-4) outline the variables and compromises worthy of addressing. Construction according to these design parameters will demonstrate the high precision capabilities of a large complex mass measurement system with overall uncertainties on the order of 3 parts in 108.|
|Conference:||ASPE Annual Meeting|
|Proceedings:||ASPE Annual Meeting Proceedings|
|Location:||St. Paul, MN|
|Dates:||October 21-25, 2013|
|Keywords:||watt balance, mass, kilogram, wheel, flexure, SI unit, redefine, magnet|
|Research Areas:||Instrumentation, Weights & Measures, Measurement Solutions, SI (Mass)|
|PDF version:||Click here to retrieve PDF version of paper (601KB)|