Category: Metrology Basics

measurement uncertainty

What is Measurement Uncertainty?

Measurement uncertainty is the expression of the statistical dispersion of the values attributed to a measured quantity. It is an inherent part of any measurement process, quantifying the doubt concerning the measured value. Recognizing that every measurement is subject to some error, measurement uncertainty ensures that the measurement result is

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precision vs accuracy

Precision vs Accuracy in Metrology: Understanding Measurement Quality

Metrology, or the science of measurement, is critical in manufacturing, science, and technology. Precision and accuracy are fundamental concepts within this field, each serving a distinct purpose in the measurement process.  Precision is the consistency of measurement results. It’s the degree to which repeated measurements under unchanged conditions show the

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Metrology Science of Measurement

Understanding Metrology: The Science of Measurement

Metrology, the science of measurement, is integral to innovation, production quality, and global trade. By defining the standards for accuracy and reliability, metrology touches everything from the precision of consumer products to cutting-edge scientific research. Here’s how metrology shapes industries, impacts research, and influences daily life, providing a framework essential

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Metrological Traceability Chart

Metrological Traceability: Ensuring Measurement Accuracy and Consistency

Metrological traceability ensures that measurements are consistently accurate and compliant with international standards. It’s a critical concept that spans various industries and fields, from manufacturing to environmental monitoring.  At its core, metrological traceability connects each measurement you make to reference standards, typically the International System of Units (SI), through an

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