"…present a logical approach to experimentation and validation through the application of uncertainty analysis in the planning, design, construction, and reporting phases of experimental and validation programs." (Book News
, August 2009)
About the Author
Hugh W. Coleman, PhD, PE
, is a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. W. GLENN STEELE, PhD, PE,
is a Giles Distinguished Professor and the Bobby Shackouls Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Mississippi State University.
Coleman and Steele received the prestigious AIAA Ground Testing Award for "pioneering efforts in experimental uncertainty analysis with significant methodology advances and effective dissemination of knowledge through a straightforward engineering approach in their text and short course." They have served on experimental uncertainty and validation standards committees associated with ASME, AIAA, SAE, ISO, and NATO AGARD. They are both Fellows of ASME and Associate Fellows of AIAA.