Measurement Matters

2015

Lab Without a Mask

by Niemann, Craig

For those of you who have served in any branch of the military, you probably had a time when you were “spit-polishing” the building so when the inspector came in, everything shined. There is a better way to do business....


Measure for Measure: Where Do You Fit?

by Grachanen, Christopher L.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupation Classification system does not recognize job titles and descriptions for calibration technicians, calibration engineers or metrologists....


Measure for Measure: Estimating Uncertainty

by Shah, Dilip

Estimating measurement uncertainty for calibration laboratories can still be a significant effort to support metrological traceability. For certain test and calibration disciplines, the documented unbroken chain may not be directly traceable to SI units....


Measuring Confidence

by Shah, Dilip

When a product is manufactured to a specification, it’s measured for compliance at various stages of the process. Learn how confidence in the reported results of physical measurements is derived from the accuracy of the measurement device....


Measure for Measure: The Measuring Device Revolution

by Shah, Dilip A.

The Annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is inspiring, with a lot of focus on innovation. I’ve attended the show for the last four years. It is one way to get a first look at what consumer products will be available in the future....


Measure for Measure: Defining Quality

by Holman, Charles E.

Considering customers, weights to ensure the best products....



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