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When ordering, please make use of the complete titles listed below the table. Orders generally take about 1 week 2 days to complete. Prices include shipping, but may change without notice. Outside the United States, additional shipping charges will apply unless you specify your own UPS/Airborne/FedEx account. Telephone operators are available from 9 am to 5 pm in their respective time zones, but they are quite busy and you may find electronic (fax or email) communication more convenient.

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Summary publication
 free - NIST TN 1297
NIST Calibration Program
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Comprehensive publication
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U.S. Guide,

ANSI/NCSL Z540-2-1997
(U.S. version of the GUM)
NCSL International
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Boulder, CO 80301-5404
USA
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Comprehensive publication
 $92 - GUM, 1995
 $71 - VIM, 1993
American National Standards Institute
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Descriptions of above publications:
NIST
TN 1297
NIST Technical Note 1297 (TN 1297) is a summary of the ISO Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement (GUM). Single copies of NIST TN 1297 are available free of charge from the NIST Calibration Program. Orders will be shipped within about 1 week. For immediate access, the complete TN 1297 is also available online in a pdf version or in an html version.
ISO
GUM
The ISO Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement, or GUM, 1995, is available in U.S. ($25) and international ($92) editions. The editions contain the same material, differing only in decimal marker, spelling, and size. The ISO International Vocabulary of Basic and General Terms in Metrology (VIM), 1993, a companion document to the GUM, is available only in an international edition ($71). The U.S. edition of the GUM is entitled: American National Standard for Expressing Uncertainty--U.S. Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement, ANSI/NCSL Z540-2-1997
ISO
VIM
The International Vocabulary of Basic and General Terms in Metrology, or VIM, 1993, gives the definitions of many important terms relevant to the field of measurement.


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