Legal, Dynamic & Deterministic Metrology, ISO 9000 Conformity, PG Course

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Seminar or Course 089 - Legal, Dynamic and Deterministic Metrology: Metrology with ISO 9000 Conformity Course, Leading to Diploma – Postgraduate – in Legal, Dynamic and Deterministic Metrology: Metrology with ISO 9000 Conformity, Double-Credit, 60 Credit-Hours, accumulating to a Postgraduate Certificate, with 120 additional Credit-Hours, and a Postgraduate Diploma, with 300 additional Credit-Hours. Seminar or Course Contents include Subfields of Metrology, Factors Affecting the Accuracy of the Measuring System, Metrology in International Trade, Quality Control, Metrology as a Means to Achieve, Objectives of Metrology, Value of Quantity, Nominal Value, Conventional True Value, Process of Measurement, Methods of Measurement, Measuring System, Errors in Measurement, Accuracy and Precision, ISO 9000, Evolution of ISO 9000 Standards, Requirements of ISO 9001: 2000, Main Phases ISO 9000 Certification, Concept of Metrology, Calibration of Measurement, Test Equipment, Recalibration or Calibration Intervals, Recalibration or Calibration Intervals Requirement, Sealing Adjusting Mechanisms, Handling and Storage of Test Measuring Equipment, Managing Calibration Data, Documenting Calibration Result, Uncovering Out-of-Calibration State, Electrical Measurement Standards, Uncertainty of Measurements, Relevance of Metrology, Recommendations of the ISO Guide, Types of Evaluation, Expanded Uncertainty, Examples of Uncertainty Calculations, Estimation of Combined Standard Uncertainty, Effective Degrees of Freedom, Calculation of Uncertainty.


Seminar or Course 089 - Legal, Dynamic and Deterministic Metrology: Metrology with ISO 9000 Conformity - Leading to Diploma – Postgraduate in Legal, Dynamic and Deterministic Metrology: Metrology with ISO 9000 Conformity (Double Credit), Accumulating to a Postgraduate Certificate, with a Total of 180 Credit-Hours = 6 X 5-Day Courses, or 3 X 10-Day Courses; or a Postgraduate Diploma, with a Total of 360 Credit-Hours = 12 X 5-Day Courses, or 6 X 10-Day Courses.  


Course Co-ordinator:          

Prof. Dr. R. B. Crawford is Course Coordinator. He is the Director of HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute, A Postgraduate-Only Institution. He has the following Qualifications and Affiliations:

Doctor of Philosophy {(PhD) {University College London (UCL) - University of London)};

MEd Management (University of Bath);

Postgraduate (Advanced) Diploma Science Teacher Ed. (University of Bristol);

Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems (University of West London, formerly Thames Valley University);

Diploma in Doctoral Research Supervision, (University of Wolverhampton);

Teaching Certificate;

Fellow of the Institute of Management Specialists;

Human Resources Specialist, of the Institute of Management Specialists;

Member of the Asian Academy of Management (MAAM);

Member of the International Society of Gesture Studies (MISGS);

Member of the Standing Council for Organisational Symbolism (MSCOS);

Member of ResearchGate;

Executive Member of Academy of Management (AOM). There, his contribution incorporates the judging of competitions, review of journal articles, and guiding the development of conference papers. He also contributes to the Disciplines of:

Human Resources;

Organization and Management Theory;

Organization Development and Change;

Research Methods;

Conflict Management;

Organizational Behavior;

Management Consulting;

Gender & Diversity in Organizations; and

Critical Management Studies.

Professor Dr. Crawford has been an Academic in the following UK Universities:

University of London (Royal Holloway), as Research Tutor;

University of Greenwich (Business School), as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management;

University of Wolverhampton, (Wolverhampton Business School), as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management;

London Southbank University (Business School), as Lecturer and Unit Leader.

His responsibilities in these roles included:

Doctoral Research Supervisor;

Admissions Tutor;

Postgraduate and Undergraduate Dissertation Supervisor;

Programme Leader;

Personal Tutor.

For Whom This Programme is Designed

This Programme is Designed For:

Aircraft Engineers;

Anyone who requires instruction in measurement;

Civil Engineers;

Engineering Managers;

Instrumentation and Control Engineers;

Machine Operators;


Manufacturing Engineers;

Measurement Specialists;

Mechanical Engineers;


Quality Control Inspectors;

Quality Engineers and Technicians;

Quality Managers;

Technology Educators;


All others interested in enhancing their skills, knowledge and expertise in instrumentation, measurements and equipment calibration.


 Duration: 10 Days


 Cost: £10,000.00 Per Delegate                 


The programme cost does not include living accommodation. However, students and delegates are treated to the following:

Free Continuous snacks throughout the Event Days;  

Free Hot Lunch on Event Days;                           

Free City Tour;             

Free Stationery;                               

Free On-site Internet Access;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s   Diploma – Postgraduate; or

Certificate of Attendance and Participation – if unsuccessful on resit.


HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Complimentary Products include:

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference Folder;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference Ring Binder/ Writing Pad;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Key Ring/ Chain;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference (Computer – Phone) Bag – Black or Brown;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s 8GB USB Flash Memory Drive, with Course/ Programme Material;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Metal Pen;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Polo Shirt.


Location:  Central London and International Locations


Seminar or Course 089 - Legal, Dynamic and Deterministic Metrology: Metrology with ISO 9000 Conformity - Leading to Diploma – Postgraduate in Legal, Dynamic and Deterministic Metrology: Metrology with ISO 9000 Conformity (Double Credit), Accumulating to a Postgraduate Certificate, with a Total of 180 Credit-Hours = 6 X 5-Day Courses, or 3 X 10-Day Courses; or a Postgraduate Diploma, with a Total of 360 Credit-Hours = 12 X 5-Day Courses, or 6 X 10-Day Courses.  


Course Contents, Concepts and Issues


Part 1: Requirements of ISO 9000 Standards for Test and Measuring Equipment


Introduction to, and Relevance of, Metrology


Three Subfields of Metrology;

5 Factors Affecting the Accuracy of the Measuring System;

Importance of Metrology in International Trade;

Quality Control – Metrology as a Means to Achieve;

Objectives of Metrology.


Exploring Fundamental Concepts of Metrology


Measure and Influence Quantity;

True Value of Quantity;

Nominal Value and Conventional True Value;

Process of Measurement;

Methods of Measurement;

Measuring System;

Errors in Measurement;

Accuracy and Precision.


ISO 9000


Evolution of ISO 9000 Standards;

Requirements of ISO 9001: 2000;

Main Phases Involved in Obtaining ISO 9000 Certification.



Part 2: Exploring Fundamental Concept of Metrology


Calibration of Measurement and Test Equipment;

Recalibration or Calibration Intervals;

Recalibration or Calibration Intervals Requirement;

Sealing Adjusting Mechanisms;

Handling and Storage of Test Measuring Equipment;

Managing Calibration Data;

Documenting Calibration Result;

Uncovering Out-of-Calibration State.


Part 3: Linear and Angular Measurements



Length Measurement


SI and Other Units;

Primary Standard;

Secondary and Working Standards;

Measuring Machines;

Gauge Blocks.

Length Measuring Instruments;

Surface Plate;

Outside Micrometre;

Inside Micrometre;

External and Internal Vernier Calipers;

Dial Gauge;

Bore Gauge;

Depth Gauge;

Height Gauge;


Laser Measuring Systems;

Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM).


Calibration of Dimensional Standards and Measuring Instruments


Effect of Temperature;


Force Exerted by the Measuring Instrument;

The Method of Support of the Test Item;

Reference Conditions;

Reference Standard;

Calibration of Gauge Blocks;

Calibration of Micrometres;

Calibration of Vernier Callipers;

Calibration of Dial Gauge;

Calibration of Ring Gauges;


Angular Measurement


SI and other Units;

Angle Standards;

Plane Angle;

Sine Bar;

Indexing Table;

Precision Polygon;

Angle Gauge;



Part 4: Mass Measurements (1)



Mass Measurements


Primary Standards and SI Units;

Secondary and Working Standards;

Mass and Weight;

True Mass;

Air Buoyancy Effects and Apparent Mass;

Reference Materials;

Conventional Mass Value;

Relationship between True Mass and Conventional Mass;

Buoyancy Correction.


Types and Classes of Mass Measurements


Types of Masses;

Classes of Mass Standards;

OIML RI-47 Classification;

ASTM Classification;

Types and Classes of Balances;

Two-Pan, Three Knife Edge Balances;

Single-Pan, Two Knife Edge Balances;

Electromagnetic Force Compensation Balances;

Taring Control;

Dual Capacity and Precision;

Variable Sampling Period;


Computer Compatibility;


Elimination of Poor Data;

Weighing Ferromagnetic Material;

Electromagnetic Radiation;

Dust Susceptibility.

Mass Comparators.


Part 5: Mass Measurements (2)


Industrial Weighing Systems


Mechanical Systems;

Electrical Systems;

Pneumatic Systems;

Hydraulic Systems;

Accuracy Classes of Balances.


Calibration of Balances


Precision Balances;

Calibration of Direct Reading Electronic Precision Balances;

Setting Scale Value;



Off-Centre Loading Effect;



Part 6: Pressure Measurements


Introduction to Pressure Measurements


SI and Other Units;

Absolute, Gauge and Differential Pressure Modes;

Primary Standards;

Spinning Ball Gauge Standard;

Secondary Standards;

Working Standards;

Dead Weight Pressure Tester;

The Pressure Balance;

Simple Theory of the Pressure Balance;


Temperature Correction;

Air Buoyancy Correction;

Fluid Buoyancy Correction;

Fluid Head Correction;

Surface Tension Effects;

Portable Pressure Standard;

Pressure Measuring Instruments

Mercury Barometers;

Fortin Barometer;

Kew Pattern Barometer;

Precautions for Handling of Mercury Barometers;

U Tube Manometer;

Mechanical Deformation Instruments;

Bourdon Tube Gauge;

Diaphragm Gauge;

Piezo Electric Devices.

Indirect Instruments;

Thermal Conductivity Gauges;

Ionization Gauge;

Bayard Alpert Gauge;

Penning Gauge.


Calibration of Pressure Standards and Instruments


Reference Standard;

Test Uncertainty Ratio;

Reference Conditions;

Local Gravity;

Range of Calibration;

Recalibration Interval;

Pipework and Tubing;

Pressure Medium;

Instrument Adjustment;

Calibration of Working Standard Dead Weight Pressure Testers;

Cross Floating;

Estimation of Uncertainty;

Calibration of Vacuum Gauges.


Part 7: Measurement of Force


Introduction to Measurement of Force

SI and Other Units of Measurement;

PRIMARY Standard;

Secondary Standards;

Lever or Hydraulic Force Standard Machines;

Proving Ring;

Load Cell;

Universal Calibrator.


Force Measuring Instruments

Characteristics of Force Measuring Devices;

Strain Gauge Load Cell;

Principle of Operation;

Elastic Element;

Resistance Strain Gauge;

Foil Strain Gauge;

Semiconductor Strain Gauge;

Thin Film Strain Gauge;

Wire Strain Gauge;


Hydraulic Load Cell;

Pneumatic Load Cell;

Elastic Devices;

Capacitive Load Cell;

Optical Strain Gauge;

Magnetic Transducer;

Vibrating Strings Transducer;

Piezoelectric Transducer;

Linear Variable Differential Transducer.


Calibration of Force Standards and Test Instruments

General Considerations;

Reference Standard;

Test Uncertainty Ratio;

Reference Conditions;

Range and Scope of Calibration;

In Situ or Laboratory Calibration;

Recalibration Interval;

Verification of Tensile and Compressive Testing Machines;

Documentary Standards;

Reference Standard;

Temperature Equalization;

Conditioning of the Testing Machine;

Application of Test Forces;

Data Analysis;

Classes of Testing Machine Range.



Part 8: Measurement of Temperature


Introduction to Measurement of Temperature


SI and Units;

Primary Standards;

Secondary Standards;

Working Standards;

Multifunction Calibrator;

Output Drift;

Burden Current;

Compliance Voltage;


Output Noise;

Process Calibrator;

Calibration of a Multifunction Calibrator


Verification of Calibrator;

Adjustment of Calibrator;

Calibration of Multimeters and Other Instruments;

Analogue Multimeters;

Types of Digital Multimeters;

Handheld Type;

Bench Type;

Laboratory Type;

General Calibration Techniques;

DC Voltage Range;

AC-DC Converter;

Resistance Converter Calibration;

Calibration of Current Converters.


Part 9: Electrical Measurement Standards

SI Units;

Primary Standards;

Quantized Hall Resistance Standard;

Calculable Capacitor;

Secondary Standards;

Capacitance and Inductance;

Working Standards;

Calibration of a Multifunction Calibrator;

Calibration of Multimeters and other Instruments;

Types of Digital Multimeters.


Part 10: Uncertainty of Measurements


Recommendations of the ISO Guide;

Types of Evaluation;

Expanded Uncertainty;

Examples of Uncertainty Calculations;

Estimation of Combined Standard Uncertainty;

Effective Degrees of Freedom;

Calculation of Uncertainty.


The countries covered include Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Ascension Island, Australia, Australian External Territories, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, British Virgin Islands, Bolivia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British V.I., Brunei Darussalm, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde Islands, Caribbean Nations, Cayman Islands, Cape Verdi, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China (People's Republic), China-Taiwan, Colombia, Comoros and Mayotte, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Diego Garcia, Dominca, Dominican Republic, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe (Faeroe) Islands (Denmark), Fiji, Finland, France, French Antilles, French Guiana, Gabon (Gabonese Republic), Gambia, Georgia, Germany,


Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Grenada/Carricou, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland (Irish Republic; Eire), Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast (La Cote d'Ivoire), Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Khmer Republic (Cambodia/Kampuchea), Kiribati Republic (Gilbert Islands), Korea, Republic of (South Korea), Korea, People's Republic of (North Korea), Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique (French Antilles), Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayolte, Mexico, Micronesia (F.S. of Polynesia), Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montserrat, Morocco,


Mozambique, Myanmar (former Burma), Namibia (former South-West Africa), Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Nevis, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, North Mariana Islands, (Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal (includes Azores)Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion (France), Romania, Russia, Rwanda (Rwandese Republic), San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia and Montenegro, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia , Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Helena, St. Kitts/Nevis, St. Pierre &(et) Miquelon (France), Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic (Syria), Tahiti (French Polynesia),Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania (includes Zanzibar), Thailand, Togo (Togolese Republic), Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu (Ellice Islands), Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu (New Hebrides), Vatican City, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Virgin Islands, Wallis and Futuna, Western Samoa, Yemen (People's Democratic Republic of), Zaire, Zimbabwe.