Sensors 2010, 10(5), 4430-4455; doi:10.3390/s100504430
Review

Measurement Uncertainty Estimation in Amperometric Sensors: A Tutorial Review

Institute of Chemistry, University of Tartu, 14a Ravila str. 50411 Tartu, Estonia
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 26 February 2010; in revised form: 29 March 2010 / Accepted: 10 April 2010 / Published: 30 April 2010
PDF Full-text Download PDF Full-Text [295 KB, uploaded 30 April 2010 11:00 CEST]
Abstract: This tutorial focuses on measurement uncertainty estimation in amperometric sensors (both for liquid and gas-phase measurements). The main uncertainty sources are reviewed and their contributions are discussed with relation to the principles of operation of the sensors, measurement conditions and properties of the measured samples. The discussion is illustrated by case studies based on the two major approaches for uncertainty evaluation–the ISO GUM modeling approach and the Nordtest approach. This tutorial is expected to be of interest to workers in different fields of science who use measurements with amperometric sensors and need to evaluate the uncertainty of the obtained results but are new to the concept of measurement uncertainty. The tutorial is also expected to be educative in order to make measurement results more accurate.
Keywords: amperometric sensors; measurement uncertainty; uncertainty sources

Article Statistics

Load and display the download statistics.

Citations to this Article

Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Helm, I.; Jalukse, L.; Leito, I. Measurement Uncertainty Estimation in Amperometric Sensors: A Tutorial Review. Sensors 2010, 10, 4430-4455.

AMA Style

Helm I, Jalukse L, Leito I. Measurement Uncertainty Estimation in Amperometric Sensors: A Tutorial Review. Sensors. 2010; 10(5):4430-4455.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Helm, Irja; Jalukse, Lauri; Leito, Ivo. 2010. "Measurement Uncertainty Estimation in Amperometric Sensors: A Tutorial Review." Sensors 10, no. 5: 4430-4455.

Sensors EISSN 1424-8220 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert