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Calibration and uncertainty assessment for certified reference gas mixtures



Franklin R. Guenther, Antonio M. Possolo


The method to build an analysis function described in ISO 6143, Gas analysis - Comprarison methods for determining and checking the composition of calibration gas mixtures, is extended to recognize the typically small number of instrumental readings obtained for each primary standard gas mixture, and the corresponding uncertainty assessment is obtained by application of the method described in the Supplement 1 to the Guide to the expression of uncertainty in measurement (GUM-S1) instead of the approximations that ISO 6143 suggests.
Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry


calibration, gas mixture, certified reference material, errors-in-variables, generalized least squares, statistical bootstrap, outliers, coverage intervals


Guenther, F. and Possolo, A. (2011), Calibration and uncertainty assessment for certified reference gas mixtures, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (Accessed June 17, 2024)


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Created January 13, 2011, Updated February 19, 2017