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CHAPTER 4: Density Standards and Traceability

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Author(s)

Mark O. McLinden

Abstract

Most instruments for measuring fluid density are not absolute instruments—they must be calibrated with one or more fluids of known density. The selection of appropriate calibration fluids is vital to achieving low uncertainty in a measurement. Also important is establishing the “traceability” of the calibration fluids (and thus the measurement) to established standards. This chapter discusses the concept of traceability and outlines the types and sources of available calibration fluids.
Citation
VOLUMETRIC PROPERTIES: Liquids, Solutions and Vapours
Publisher Info
Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC Publishing, Cambridge, -1

Keywords

density, calibration, standards, traceability, standards

Citation

McLinden, M. (2014), CHAPTER 4: Density Standards and Traceability, Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC Publishing, Cambridge, -1, [online], https://doi.org/10.1039/9781782627043-00115 (Accessed June 13, 2024)

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Created December 17, 2014, Updated November 10, 2018