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EURAMET Basic training course on mass measurements

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RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
50115 Borås
Brinellgatan 4, Borås


The objective of the course is to teach the participants on basic measurement techniques and elements of mass metrology.

The 2.5 day course will comprise of a combination of formal lectures and practical sessions.

Who should attend

Less experienced mass metrology staff from EURAMET NMIs and DIs. Participants are expected to have basic knowledge of mass measurements.

The course programme will cover the following topics:

  •  Introduction to the international mass scale
  • Traceability, weight inspection and weight handling
  • Weighing techniques
  • Balance assessment
  • Air density measurement and buoyancy correction
  • Uncertainty calculation


Detailed programme will be prepared after the registration is completed. Participants are requested to explain their priorities in the registration form, based on description of possible topics in the training plan.

The trainers are

  • Bengt Gutfelt , RISE
  • Stuart Davidson, NPL


Participant eligibility

EURAMET NMIs and DIs; further participants according to availability and upon invitation.

Accommodation and transfer information

Participants should take care of travel and accommodation themselves.
A list of suitable accommodation and transfer information will be provided to registered participants in due course.

For questions, please contact EURAMET's Capacity Building Officer Tanasko Tasić.

Event Information

2023-06-07 to 2023-06-09
RISE, Borås (Sweden)
Capacity Building , Technical Training