ASTM E2655

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ASTM E2655 – Standard Guide for Reporting Uncertainty of Test Results and Use of the Term Measurement Uncertainty in ASTM Test Methods


This guide provides concepts necessary for understanding the term “uncertainty” when applied to a quantitative test result. Several measures of uncertainty can be applied to a given measurement result; the interpretation of some of the common forms is described.


measurement error; precision; propagation of errors; random error; systematic error; test results; Type A; Type B; uncertainty