This 2 hour webinar provides a very basic introduction to uncertainty calculations and reporting using the 8-step process published in NIST SOP 29 (NISTIR 6969), beginning with some definitions and concepts from the Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement (GUM) and includes some simple calculations. NOTE: The content is similar to what is covered in the Fundamentals of Metrology seminar and is a useful pre-cursor or review for content covered during the course and includes calculations and an integrated application quiz. The session ends with an optional 30 minute session for Questions and Answers.
At the end of this session, using SOP 29 and course notes, participants will be able to:
There are no prerequisites for this webinar. Knowledge of basic mathematics and statistics is expected and must be used for successful completion.
Read NISTIR 6969, SOP 29 (https://www.nist.gov/pml/weights-and-measures/laboratory-metrology/stan…)
Submit Student Notes (Highlights, Applications, and Application Quiz).
Successful Completion includes completing pre- and post-work assignments, full attendance and participation in the session activities and discussion, including the integrated quiz/calculations.
Laboratory metrology staff and administrators who are new to uncertainty calculations or who would like to review the 8-step process of SOP 29. The session would also be useful for metrology staff who will be conducting on-the-job-training for new staff members.
The current fee for webinars is $249 and confirmed participants will be provided payment instructions. Registration fee payment is due by February 24, 2020. Registration fees for State weights and measures metrologists are funded by NIST OWM.
Georgia Harris and Micheal Hicks
Office of Weights and Measures
Phone: (301) 975 - 4615
The webinar will be a live stream, so participants must have a constant connection during the webinar (hard-wired is preferred).
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