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  • Implement the calibration interval optimization methods described in booklet FD X07-014 in the Optimu “Optimization” module
  • Optimise the calibration intervals for the company’s measuring instrument base
  • Reduce MIM costs while also limiting risks

Anyone responsible for managing and determining calibration intervals for the company’s measuring instrument base. (Metrology managers, quality managers, employees involved in managing the measuring instruments base and the related calibration intervals)

  • Have access to Optimu software
  • Know how to use the MIM Module and/or have completed the course (FOP01)
  • Be familiar with the methods described in FD X07-014 (Optimization of measuring equipment calibration frequencies (metrological confirmation) and/or have completed a course ([Methods for optimising (FD X07-014) and monitoring (MT02)] calibration intervals (/fr/formation-metrologie/Generale/MT02/))


  • Recap of the theory
  • Basic concepts and reminder of the methods described in FD X07-014
  • Application of the 3 methods in Optimu
  • Use alongside other Optimu modules (MIM, Uncertainty).
  • OPPERET method
  • Steps in executing a study
  • Integrating rating criteria
  • Performing calculations
  • Basic rules
  • Statistical drift analysis method
  • Identify a group of measuring instruments
  • Analyse the drift relating to each instrument (α-gradient)
  • Estimate the maximum gradient
  • Applying the result to an instrument group
  • Periodicity ratio method (Rper)
  • Theoretical review of the uncertainty calculation (GUM)
  • Transfer to Optimu
  • Practical exercises during the course
  • Summary, questions
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