1 Aug This standard is issued under the fixed designation E29; the number . method of ASTM Practice E29, for Using Significant Digits in Test Data. Round towards Even Per ASTM-E Problem: Excel always rounds up to the next integer. The latest best practice in rounding says to round towards. 8 Jan Purchase your copy of ASTM E29 – 13 as a PDF download or hard copy directly from the official BSI Shop. All BSI British Standards available.

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Given the enthusiasm with which people suggest VBA solutions, I am surprised you haven’t received any. Add a new VBA function Code: ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

This ensures that you are always asm and saves you both time and money. All times are GMT Just out of interest, why do you want to round in this way? Become a Registered Member free to remove the ad that appears in the top post. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the Board FAQ by clicking the link above.

Add a new VBA function Code:. ASTM Ea has been incorporated by reference. Many of the standards for fiber optics call for rounding test results per ASTM E29 which defines this five-even method They do not call e9 that. Webprint Printed and bound. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. Share it with others Like this thread? C Engine identification number, and. I will examine them fully.


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I will get clarification for what it is that is required for numbers such as Many tests called for 5-even rounding ASTM E29 is one of the few documents in industry that describes how to round, and, as such, is referred to by many purchase specifications and standards organizations so that people do not just cut off the excess digits. The examples are not binding on products or test methods treated.

Cornell Law School Search Cornell. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. I also worked in the oil industry many years ago. Two commonly accepted methods of rounding data, identified as the absolute method and the rounding method are described. Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard. I like the “Is it a decimal”: This practice is intended to assist the various technical committees in the use of uniform methods of indicating the number of digits which are to be considered significant in specification limits, for example, specified maximum values and specified minimum values.


Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard. Results 11 to 20 of Most government purchase specs also use the 5 even method, some refer to E29 others just state the principle. Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

Monitoring Standards monitoring is a free service designed for you who wish to be alerted of changes to or new editions of the standards required in your work. Dear Excelers, Here is some of what the gentleman who ask me about rounding said about this rule: I guess from that article which starts Its aim is to outline methods which should aid in clarifying the intended meaning of specification limits with which observed values or calculated test results are compared in determining conformance with specifications.

It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly. If your list contains a mixture of whole numbers and decimal numbers, I cannot imagine why you would want the results produced. Start Webshop Product catalog Product presentation. Techstreet standards in subscription. The only formulas I could get to work to yield the above numbers were: The section you are viewing is cited by the following CFR sections.

The guidelines for retaining significant figures in calculation and reporting of test results are presented in details. Page 2 of 3 First 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: Reply With Quote 0 0.