Applications of statistical methods in Measurement & Testing

Measurement is not an end in itself …

Measurement does give objective evidence to base decisions on:

  • control of manufacturing processes
  • verifying and certifying products against specifications
  • guaranteeing safety, security and protect the environment

Statistical methods can be applied throughout the measurement process.

This handbook present the subjects as a matrix with these two indices:

  • Measurement process – from definition of the measurement problem and demands on measurement systems & methods, through development and application of measurement systems, to presentation and interpretation of measurement results
  • Statistical methods – the most common methods which are used at different stages in the measurement process

Aim and scope