ASTM E876 1989 Edition, November 20, 1989
Standard Practice for Use of Statistics in the Evaluation of Spectrometric Data
Includes all amendments and changes through Editorial Change 1, January 1995
Additional Comments: W/D NO S/S
Published By:ASTM International (ASTM)
1.1 This practice provides for the statistical evaluation of data obtained from spectrometrical methods of analysis. Included are definitions used in statistics, methods to determine variance and standard deviation of data, and calculations for (1) estimate of variance and pooling estimates of variance, (2) standard deviation and relative standard deviation, (3) testing for outliers, (4) testing for bias, (5) establishing limits of detection, and (6) testing for drift.