Table of Content

Foreword to the Second Edition - more...

1. Scope and Field of Application - more...

2. Uncertainty - more...

3. Analytical Measurement and Uncertainty - more...

4. The Process of Measurement Uncertainty Estimation - more...

5. Step 1: Specification - more...

6. Step 2: Identifying Uncertainty Sources - more...

7. Step 3: Quantifying Uncertainty - more...

8. Step 4: Calculating the Combined Uncertainty - more...

9. Reporting Uncertainty - more...

Appendix -

A: Examples:

  1. Preparation of a Calibration Standard - more...
  2. Standardising a Sodium Hydroxide Solution - more...
  3. An Acid/Base Titration - more...
  4. Uncertainty Estimation from in-House Validation Studies - Determination of Organophosphorus Pesticides in Bread - more...
  5. Determination of Cadmium Release from Ceramic Ware by Atomic Absorption Spectrometry - more...
  6. Determination of Crude Fibre in Animal Feeding Stuffs - more...
  7. Determination of the Amount of Lead in Water using Double Isotope Dilution and Induced Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry - more...

B: Definitions - more...

C: Uncertainties in Analytical Processes - more...

D: Analysing Uncertainty Sources - more...

E: Useful Statistical Procedures - more...

F: Measurement Uncertainty at the Limit of Detection/Limit of Determination - more...

G: Common Sources and Values of Uncertainty - more...

H: Bibliography - more...