Chapter 11. Measurement System Analysis

  1. Shirley Coleman Technical Director3,
  2. Tony Greenfield4,
  3. Dave Stewardson3 and
  4. Douglas C. Montgomery5
  1. Giulio Barbato1,
  2. Grazia Vicario2 and
  3. Raffaello Levi1

Published Online: 3 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997482.ch11

Statistical Practice in Business and Industry

Statistical Practice in Business and Industry

How to Cite

Barbato, G., Vicario, G. and Levi, R. (2008) Measurement System Analysis, in Statistical Practice in Business and Industry (eds S. Coleman, T. Greenfield, D. Stewardson and D. C. Montgomery), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997482.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Industrial Statistics Research Unit, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK

  2. 4

    Greenfield Research, Little Hucklow, Buxton SK17 8RT, UK

  3. 5

    Regents' Professor of Industrial Engineering & Statistics, ASU Foundation Professor of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 85287-5906, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dipartimento di Sistemi di Produzione ed Economia dell'Azienda, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

  2. 2

    Dipartimento di Matematica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470014974

Online ISBN: 9780470997482

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Keywords:

  • measurement system analysis (MSA);
  • ISO GUM revolution;
  • resolution and uncertainty;
  • repeatability and reproducibility;
  • GUM and ‘type A’;
  • procedure for uncertainty management (PUMA);
  • exclusion principles - a guidance;
  • MSA gauge capability study;
  • analysis of variance (ANOVA);
  • linear regression estimation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical background

  • Metrological background

  • Main characteristics of a measurement complex2

  • Measurement uncertainty evaluation according to GUM: Part I

  • Measurement system analysis method

  • Measurement uncertainty evaluation according to GUM: Part II

  • References

  • Appendix 11A Analysis of variance

  • Appendix 11B Linear relationships