Guidelines for Evaluating and Expressing the Uncertainty of NIST Measurement Results

Appendix D

D.1 Terminology
D.2 Identification of uncertainty components
D.3 Equation (A-2)
D.4 Measurand defined by the measurement method; characterization of test methods; simple calibration
D.5 tp and the quantile t1-α
D.6 Uncertainty and units of the SI; proper use of the SI and quantity and unit symbols
D.7 References

D.7 References

[D.1] ISO, International Vocabulary of Basic and General Terms in Metrology, second edition (International Organization for Standardization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1993). This document (abbreviated VIM) was prepared by ISO Technical Advisory Group 4 (TAG 4), Working Group 1 (WG 1). ISO/TAG 4 has as its sponsors the BIPM, IEC, IFCC (International Federation of Clinical Chemistry), ISO, IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry), IUPAP (International Union of Pure and Applied Physics), and OIML. The individual members of WG 1 were nominated by BIPM, IEC, IFCC, ISO, IUPAC IUPAP, or OIML, and the document is published by ISO in the name of all seven organizations. NIST staff members may obtain a single copy of the VIM from the NIST Calibration Program.
[D.2] ISO 3534-1:1993, Statistics - Vocabulary and symbols - Part 1: Probability and general statistical terms (International Organization for Standardization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1993).
[D.3] B. N. Taylor, Guide for the Use of the International System of Units (SI), NIST Special Publication 811, 1995 Edition (U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, April 1995).

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