This practice provides for the statistical evaluation of data from instruments such as those using spectrometric methods for analysis, including Spark-AESOES, ICP-AES and GD-AES, but not including XRF. The evaluation includes various ways to determine variance and standard deviation; testing for outliers and bias; establishing instrumental limits of detection; determining confidence intervals; and testing for drift.
Assist analysis in the proper use of statistics in evaluating instrumental data
bias; confidence interval; determination limit; drift; outliers; precision
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.
Citing ASTM Standards
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