This course is an introductory presentation about Measurement Uncertainty concepts and calculations required of most calibration and testing laboratories accredited to ISO standards. Topics of uncertainty concepts, basic statistics, distributions, calculations, uncertainty budgets, types of uncertainty, and uncertainty budget software are included.
Calibration technicians, quality managers, engineers, quality technicians, and other users of uncertainty budgets.
Why do we need uncertainty and what is it?
Importance of uncertainty in measurements
Uncertainty Analysis Concepts Measurements, error, and uncertainty components
Random and systematic errors
II. Basic Statistics Concepts
Populations and Samples
Data, means, modes and medians
Standard deviation and variance
RMS (Root mean square)
Combination of variances
III. Basic Statistics Concepts
Statistical math for uncertainty analysis
The analysis process
Type A computations
Type B computations
Degrees of freedom
IV. Uncertainty Budgets
Role in accreditation, liability, traceability
Accepted definitions of uncertainty
Analyzing and interpreting data
Uncertainty statements and notes
V. Reporting Uncertainty
ISO “Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement” (GUM)
VI. Uncertainty Budget Software
Software for Creating Uncertainty Budgets
Gage R&R Studies
Each registrant will be emailed a unique username and password to access the course material through our secure online training portal. Once you have received this login information, you will have 60 days to complete the course.
Please call us at 952-746-5725 ext. 206 for multiple-seat discount options.