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PRESS RELEASE : MET-302 Hands-on Metrology Statistics” Course from Fluke Helps Attendees Develop Uncertainty Budgets

EVERETT, Wash. - Fluke Corporation, a leading supplier of test and measurement equipment, is introducing a new three-day course in 2008 designed to help engineers, laboratory managers and technicians develop uncertainty budgets.

The "MET-302 Hands-on Metrology Statistics" classroom training course introduces basic measurement uncertainty concepts in electrical, temperature, pressure and flow measurements. It also includes discussions on consumer risk (false accepts) and producer risk (false rejects) as referenced in ANSI/NCSL Z540.3, as well as the effects of guardbanding. Course material is based on "The ISO Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement" and ANSI/NCSL Z540.2; and participants will receive a copy of "The Metrology Handbook" by the ASQ (American Society for Quality) Measurement Quality Division.

The first session of this course is scheduled for March 17-19, 2008, in Everett, Washington. For more information on locations and registration, visit or contact Fluke Corporation at P.O. Box 9090, Everett, WA USA 98206, call (425) 446-6330, or e-mail

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Fluke Corporation is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians and metrologists who install, troubleshoot, and manage industrial electrical and electronic equipment and calibration processes for quality control.