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Measurement uncertainties

Reference: 809
OBJECTIVES
• Use adequately the basic concepts of metrology and statistics.
• List and estimate all the uncertainties contributing to a given measurement.
• Combine all these uncertainties and calculate the final uncertainty on the measurement.
• Give the proper expression of a final result.
AUDIENCE
Technical staff and engineers involved in measurement activities.
PREREQUISITES
Bachelor, Licence or Master of Science in mathematics, physics or chemistry.
CONTENT
- Statistics and probability: review of basic concepts.
- Metrological terms and standard uncertainty concept.
- Standard uncertainties in measurement results and other data: how to evaluate?
- Combined standard uncertainty: how to calculate?
- Expanded uncertainty, coverage factor and level of confidence.
- How to write a final result?
- Applications, especially to radioactivity measurements.

The concepts and rules are taught according to the "Guide to the expression of Uncertainty in Measurement (GUM)"  ISO/IEC Guide 98-3:2008.
TEACHING METHOD
- 50% brief lectures and discussions with the trainees;
- 50% lab sessions.

Maximum number of trainees: 16.

This course includes lab sessions using ionizing radiations. Please comply with the conditions stated in the terms of sale.
COLLABORATION
CEA (DRT/List/DM2I/LNHB, DEN/CAD/D2S/SPR)

Session 2017

PUBLIC PRICE

2090 €

Duration

4 days (24 hours)

VENUE AND DATE
Saclay
  • 19-22 December 2017
COORDINATION

Programme manager

Saclay
  • M. Jean-Christophe BODINEAU
    jean-christophe.bodineau@cea.fr
    Phone number: +33 1 69 08 71 92
CONTACT

Course organiser

Saclay
  • Mme Corinne CARREAUX
    corinne.carreaux@cea.fr
    Phone number: +33 1 69 08 25 02

Ref. 809 - Measurement uncertainties

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Ref. 809 - Measurement uncertainties

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