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SMIIC MC Training in Introduction to Evaluation of Measurement Uncertainty

The 10th SMIIC MC Training within the SMIIC MC Work Plan 2021 – 2023 was the Training in Introduction to Evaluation of Measurement Uncertainty took place on the 10 November 2021 virtually, technically hosted by SMIIC General Secretariat.  28 experts participated in the training.

The training is hosted by NMI: IMBiH-Institute of Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina

General Description: Training course on measurement uncertainty from both theoretical and practical aspects.

Objective, expected outcome: Gaining knowledge on uncertainty evaluation methods used in metrology

Target audience, expertise level required: People working in NMDs, DIs, accreditation bodies, calibration laboratories and industry stakeholders with basic prior knowledge on metrology and measurement uncertainty evaluation.

References: Guide of the expression in uncertainty measurement (GUM) and its Supplements, publicly available material which can be used for this propose.

Duration of training:

 1 day (10November 2021)


Alen Bošnjaković,

Vedran Karahodzic

Time Schedule:

10:30 – 13:15


Basic terms and definitions used in evaluation of measurement uncertainty

Basic method for evaluation of measurement uncertainty: GUM approach

Type A evaluation of measurement uncertainty

Type B evaluation of measurement uncertainty

Statistical distributions used in uncertainty estimation

Combined and expanded measurement uncertainty

Reporting calibration/ measurement results

Case study GUF _ (Physical quantities) and case study GUF (Chemical quantities)

Softwares for evaluation of measurement uncertainty