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1. Introduction to metrology and terminology

Websites and web resources

Standards

  • BIPM, IEC, IFCC, ILAC, ISO, IUPAC, IUPAP, OIML. JCGM 200:2012 (JCGM 200:2008 with minor corrections), International vocabulary of metrology -- Basic and general concepts and associated terms (VIM3) (www.bipm.org). (Earlier version printed as ISO Guide 99:2007. (www.iso.org)
  • ISO 80000-1:2009. Quantities and units -- Part 1: General (and Corrigendum 1:2011). (www.iso.org)

Guides

  • V. Barwick, E. Prichard (Eds), Terminology in analytical measurement - Introduction to VIM3, Eurachem, 2011, ISBN 978 0 948926 29 7 (www.eurachem.org)
  • A beginner’s guide to measurement, v3, Good practice guide no. 118, NPL, 2010, ISSN: 1368-6550 (www.npl.co.uk)
  • Metrology - In short, 3rd Edition, EURAMET, 2008 (www.euramet.org)
  • The International System of Units (SI), 8th Edition, 2006 (updated in 2014) (www.bipm.org)

Books

Articles and reports

  • Eurachem information leaflet
    • You talk, we understand – The way out of the tower of Babel [An introduction to measurement terminology] (2015) (www.eurachem.org)
  • W. Horwitz, Nomenclature for sampling in analytical chemistry, Pure and Appl. Chem., 1990, 62, 1193-1208 (www.degruyter.com/pac)
  • AMC Technical Briefs, RSC, (www.rsc.org/Membership/Networking/InterestGroups/Analytical/AMC/TechnicalBriefs.asp):
    • AMC TB 76-2016, Chemical metrology
    • AMC TB 19-2005, Terminology - the key to understanding analytical science. Part 2: Sampling and sample preparation
    • AMC TB 13-2003, Terminology - the key to understanding analytical science. Part 1: Accuracy, precision and uncertainty

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