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  • Advanced training in evaluating measurement uncertainties
  • Learn how to apply the law of propagation of uncertainty
  • Learn how to process covariances
  • Learn how to correct systematic measurement errors
  • Learn how to use the Monte Carlo simulation

Engineers, researchers and technicians who want to learn how to evaluate and give reasons for the uncertainties in measurement and test results in complex cases.

  • Basic maths skills
  • Good understanding of how to evaluate a measurement uncertainty
  • Basic Excel skills

By the end of the course, the participant will know how to apply the GUM method (Guide to the expression of Uncertainty in Measurement) and be aware of its limitations. They will know when to use other solutions to deal with complex, unconventional issues in evaluating measurement uncertainties.



  • Reminder of basic statistics principles
  • Reminder of the guide to the expression of uncertainty in measurement (GUM: NF ISO/CEI Guide 98-3)
  • General law of propagation of uncertainty and its limitations
  • Performing an R&R
    The covariance effect
  • Practical focus on covariances
  • The concept of “HO” (high opportunity) and “LO” (low opportunity) variance
  • Correlation coefficient
  • Identifying the variance-covariance matrix (1)
    Taking account of systematic measurement errors
  • Impact on measurement uncertainty
  • Calibration signatures (guide by the Collège Français de Métrologie)
  • Correction uncertainty and residue of uncertainty in relation to a model
    Choosing the coverage factor
  • Interval confidence level
  • Student’s t-distribution
  • Half-normal distribution
    Using the numerical method
  • Random number generator
  • Law of propagation of uncertainty and analysis of measured values (mesurands) using the Monte Carlo method
    Practical training
  • Application to the real-world company cases
From 2400 € Ex. Tax On site or at our premises For a group of up to 12 people CUSTOM - Pre and post-course support and mentoring
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  • Applied to real-life cases provided by the participants