EURAMET Training on measurement uncertainty in volume measurement

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Objective
The training aims in improving the knowledge of the laboratory staff in EURAMET NMI/DIs on measurement uncertainty in static volume measurement. It will provide participants with an overview – refreshment of the theoretical background and basic principles of measurement uncertainty determination, including application in conformity assessment, followed by a deeper insight into determination of measurement uncertainty in three most frequent fields of static volume measurement

Who should attend 
Less experienced volume measurement experts from EURAMET NMI/DIs, others depending upon places available and on invitation.Participant are expected to have knowledge of statistics related to uncertainty determination.

Programme highlights 

  • Measurement uncertainty - Basic principles and background
  • Determination of measurement uncertainty according to GUM
  • Propagation of distributions using a Monte Carlo method (GUM Supplement 1)
  • Role of measurement uncertainty in conformity assessment
  • Uncertainty determination in Calibration of volumetric equipment using gravimetric method 
  • Uncertainty determination in Calibration of micropipettes using gravimetric method
  • Uncertainty determination in Calibration of standard test method and proving tanks by the volumetric method 
  • Practical exercises – Group working on practical examplesoWorking in groups, 4-5 participants Presentation of the outcome, discussion
  • Round table discussions


Lecturers at the workshop

  • Elsa Batista (IPQ)
  • Miroslava Benkova (CMI)
  • Zoe Metaxiotou (EIM)
  • Petra Milota (BEV) 
  • Wolfgang Schmid (EURAMET)
  • Tanasko Tasić (EURAMET)


Participants eligibility 
EURAMET NMIs and DIs; further participants according to places available and on invitation.