labfis

Adds a new float type with uncertainty


Keywords
error-propagation, experimental-physics, ifsc, physics, python, uncertainties, uncertainty-calculations
License
MIT
Install
pip install labfis==1.1.6

Documentation

labfis.py

Description

Small library (currently only one class) for uncertainty calculations and error propagation.

The uncertainty calculations are in accordance with gaussian’s propagation, as calculated by an analytical method:

Made by and for Physics Laboratory students in IFSC, who can't use uncertainties.py because of mean’s absolute deviation used in its calculation.

Usage

Just import with from labfis import labfloat and create an labfloat object, as this exemple below:

>>> from labfis import labfloat
>>> a = labfloat(1,3)
>>> b = labfloat(2,4)
>>> a*b
(2 ± 7)

Check the Wiki for more details.

Instalation

Intstall main releases with:

pip install labfis

Install development version with:

pip install git+https://github.com/phisgroup/labfis.py@development

References

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