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Manufacturing Operations


Manufacturing Operations 


Measurement Uncertainty

Measurement Uncertainty

Duration (Days)



This course is designed for participants who uses the Guide to the Expression Of Measurement Uncertainty (GUM) as guidelines to estimate measurement uncertainty for industry in order to fulfill ISO / IEC 17025 requirements. Participants will learn about Type A and Type B methods to evaluate measurement uncertainty.

  • Understand the effective approach for calculating measurement uncertainty and methods for controlling measurement uncertainty

  • Understand uncertainties and budgets

  • Learn how to to calculate measurement uncertainty to meet the accreditation mandatory requirements of the ISO/IEC 17025 standard

Course Outline
  • International systems of units 

  • Calibration

  • Traceability and calibration 

  • Proficiency testing

  • Conformity assessment and accreditation 

  • Precision, bias and trueness of a measurement process

  • Mathematics and statistic use in measurement uncertainty

  • Measurement concepts

  • Measurement systems

  • Measurement theory

  • Risk of measurement errors

  • Sensitivity and readability

  • Measurement system parameters

  • Measurement uncertainty estimation

  • ISO / IEC 17025

  • Fundamental of measurement uncertainty

  • Type A or B 

  • RSS Methods

  • Procedure for estimation of measurement uncertainty

  • Reporting using Excel

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