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Using Check Standard Data to Simplify Uncertainty Estimates



Theodore D. Doiron


Uncertainty has proven difficult to implement in calibrations labs. The subject has mathematics and statistics that are part of normal scientific research but are seldom found among working metrologists in small calibration labs. There is, however, a second path to uncertainty that does not require such mathematical skills, only patience. This method is based on the use of check standards. The details of choosing check standards is discussed as well as their data analysis.
Proceedings Title
NCSLI 2013 Workshop & Symposium, Proceedings
Conference Dates
July 20-30, 2015
Conference Location
Grapevine, TX


Dimensional metrology Dimensional Metrology, check standards, uncertainty, intermediate precision


Doiron, T. (2015), Using Check Standard Data to Simplify Uncertainty Estimates, NCSLI 2013 Workshop & Symposium, Proceedings, Grapevine, TX (Accessed June 19, 2024)


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Created July 1, 2015, Updated February 19, 2017