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Statistics for Metrology

This one-day course will provide you with an understanding of the basic statistical concepts used in the analysis of measurement data. You should have a basic understanding of statistics or you may wish to reacquaint yourself with a field of study unused after many years. The course materials are supported by workshops throughout the day where you can practice your new found skills using Microsoft Excel ®.

The course will provide you with the knowledge and skills:

  • to understand basic concepts of statistics and their relation to measurement
  • to use statistics to draw relevant conclusions from measurement data
  • to perform simple statistical tests to make comparisons between measurements
The topics covered include:
  • distributions
  • populations and samples
  • statistical parameters
  • significance testing
  • regression analysis
  • analysis of variance