|Making Accurate Resistance Measurements 6-Accurate_Resistance_Measurement c20130117 .pdf||Excerpt Edition
This PDF is an excerpt from Chapter 6
of the Parametric Measurement Handbook.
Chapter 6: Making Accurate Resistance Measurements
"It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious."
-- Alfred North Whitehead
Resistance measurement basics
Upon first thought it might seem strange to devote a chapter to resistance mea-
surement. After all, resistance is governed by the simplest of all rules (Ohm's
law) that every electrical engineering student learns in their first week of class: