At the end of this course, you will be able to:
Outline the needs for estimating uncertainty in routine measurements
Identify sources of uncertainty in chemical analysis
Explain that measurement uncertainty is an estimation based on statistical analysis
List common approaches for measurement uncertainty estimation
Explain the concepts of “Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty of Measurement – ISO/IEC Guide 98” (GUM approach or bottom-up approach) incorporating the requirements of the ISO 5725
Explain the concepts of top-down approach
Participants who complete the following suite of MLCs will be eligible to apply for exemption to part-time Specialist Diploma in Laboratory Management & Instrumentation upon succession admission into the programme offered by Temasek Polytechnic, subject to the approval of the polytechnic:
Upon successful admission, they will also be granted partial exemption in the Measurement Uncertainty module.
(Note : Partial exemption can be granted in the form of exemption from theoretical lessons and/or test components.)
Mode of Assessment
Term Tests / Quizzes / Assignments – measure participants’ understanding of key concepts and application of concepts learnt for each topic
Participants will receive an electronic Certificate of Completion issued by Temasek Polytechnic upon completion of each MLC.