How to Measure Uncertainty of An Analytical Balance

Uncertainty in Analytical Balance Measurement If you are using a quantitative test method where the estimation of  analytical balance uncertainity is not specified, then this SOP from the US Navy Labs will be helpful.  In summary, it is a 4-step process that involves:

a) Specifying the analyte of interest

b) Identifying the sources of uncertainty in analytical measurement

c) Quantifying the components

d) Calculating the combined and expanded analytical measurement uncertainty

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Bob began working as a chemist in 1987 and remains a science geek to this day. After his PhD he worked on the bench in materials and inorganic chemistry for 10 years. He then took on a love for marketing and sales. He combined his passion for science and business and took entrepreneur general management positions in large corporations like Hoecsht Celanese now Sanofi Aventis, Bel-Art and Smiths Detection. There he learned what it would take to run a business and finally Tovatech was co-founded in 2006. Bob’s hobbies include playing, listening and composing music, skiing, working out, the internet and all things science.