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Measurement Uncertainty

Format Web-based

Metrology is the underlying mathematics for manufacturing risk assessment.

The focus of making quality measurements is to reduce uncertainty where possible, and to increase confidence in the measurements. It doesn't matter where the measurements are made: knowing about measurement uncertainty is important in expressing measurement results in design, manufacturing, or quality in the aerospace, medical device, automotive industry or a calibration laboratory.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 1
  • Length: 10 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 1
  • Audience: Practitioner, Professional
  • Provider: WorkPlace Training
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate understanding in uncertainty budgets
  • How uncertainty is expressed
  • Measurement assurance
  • Demonstrate understanding in Risk analysis
  • Demonstrate understanding in SPC
  • Demonstrate understanding in Gage R&R

Who Should Attend:

Measurement and Quality technicians and Eengineers
  1. Components -- Sources of Uncertainty
  2. Essentials of Expressing Measurement Uncertainty --Definitions, Evaluating, Distributions; Uniform, Triangular, Nominal, Combining, Expanded, Examples, Specification; Coverage Factors, Confidence Limits Correlation, Reporting Uncertainty; Manufacturer, User, Capabilities Statement, Traceability
  3. Risk Analysis Introduction -- Quantification, Consumer vs Producer, Approximation Methods, Measurement; Average Quality Level, Distribution, Bias, TUR, 
  4. Guardband Limits, Interval Width, Delta Specification Limit, EOP% Intolerance
  5. Related Statistical Tools; -- PMAP, Process Capability, Gage R & R, ANOVA, Models for Measurement Uncertainty Analysis, Sample Plans, Structure of Random Samples, Reverse Standards
  6. Standards -- Background and list of member organizations NIST-1297, ISO-GUM, NASA
  7. Software -- Features and Benefits; Commercially available summary
  8. Summary -- Developing a Company Specific Uncertainty Guide to Measurement Uncertainty
  9. OJT Mentor; live reinforcement from metrology instructor, printed course notes, Competency Test, Certificate
System Requirements
Here is what you need to participate in an ASQ web-based, self-paced, or instructor-led virtual WebEx course.

Registration Email

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Technical Requirements

  • Computer – PC or Macintosh
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or later
  • Windows: Internet Explorer 8 or later, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • Mac: Safari 7 or later, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • For instructor-led virtual WebEx courses, a speakerphone or telephone headset in a designated room or space with no distractions (preferred)

NOTE: Refer to product description for any additional system requirements.

WebEx – Virtual Course: Advance Preparation and Student Information

Join a Test Session

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Cancellation Policy
ASQ reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.
  • If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.
    • Requests for cancellations/transfers received at least 5 business days before the start of the course receive a full refund/transfer.
    • Requests received within 5 business days of the course starting incur a $150 processing fee.
    • After the course starts, there are no refunds or transfers.
    • Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.
    • If you cannot find a substitute, we can transfer your course fees to another ASQ course of your choice.
  • You must successfully complete the entire course or program before IACET CEUs and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded.

Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Web-based

Internet-based, self-paced training modules, which may involve combinations of text, visuals, audio, interactive simulations and quizzes (see specific courses for features and tools).  These web-based courses require a computer and Internet access.

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