Metrology, Chemometrics and Quality Control

Course Information
TitleΜΕΤΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ, ΧΗΜΕΙΟΜΕΤΡΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΕΛΕΓΧΟΣ ΠΟΙΟΤΗΤΑΣ / Metrology, Chemometrics and Quality Control
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID40002666

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 156
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
VASIKOS KYKLOSElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization535

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The students acquire knowledge on chemometric methods of processing of results of analyses. They understand the concepts for each type of error and uncertainty in measurements. Become familiar with the principles of quality control. Know quality assurance systems, and metrology systems.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction in Metrology.Importance of chemical analysis.Quality control and quality assurance systems; E.U. directives; evaluation of analytical methods and reliability of analytical results; accreditation of measurements and instrumentation; good laboratory practice; reference materials; control charts; errors and uncertainty of results; accreditation and audit; costs and benefits
quality control, statistics. chemometrics, metrology
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment833.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ελεγχος και διασφάλιση ποιότητας με στοιχεία μετρολογίας και χημειομετρίας, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΖΗΤΗ, 2013
Additional bibliography for study
Ελεγχος και διασφάλιση ποιότητας με στοιχεία μετρολογίας και χημειομετρίας, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΖΗΤΗ, 2013 Quality in the analytical Chemistry Laboratory , Elizabeth Prichard, Crown Copyright 1995 BIPM, IFCC, ISO, TUPAC, OIML. International vocabulary of basic and general terms in Metrology. ISO Geneve, Switzerland, 2nd edition, 1993 Bernard King, Traceability of chemical analysis, Analyst, 112, 197-204, 1997 Kaarls, T.J.Quinn. Commité consultatif pour la quantité de matiére: a brief review of its origin and present activities. Metrologia 34, 1-5, 1997 Bievre and P.D.P Taylor Traceability to the SI of amount of substance measurements: from ingoing to realizing, a chemist’s view. Metrologia, 24, 67-75,1997 T.J Quinn. Primary methods of measurement and primary standards. . Metrologia 34, 61-65, 1997 EAL-R2 Guide. Expression of the Uncertainty of Measurement in Calibration 1996 Guide to the Expression of the Uncertainty in Measurement ,ISO,Geneve, Switzerland, 1993 ISO 5725-4. Accuracy (trueness and precision) of measurement methods and results. Part 4: Basic methods for the determination of the trueness of a standard Measurement Method. ISO,Geneve, Switzerland, 1994 ISO 3534-1 Vocabulary and symbols:Part 1 probability and general statistical terms Bernard King, Metrology and Analytical Chemistry :bridging the cultural gap. Metrologia 34, 41-47, 1997 W. Richter and G. Dube.Measurement Standards and the General Problem of Reference Points in Chemical Analysis. Metrologia 34, 13-18, 1997 Bernard King, Development of an International chemical measurement system, Analyst, 118, 587, 1993 X.R. Pan The traceability scheme in chemical measurement Accred. Assur. 1, 181-5, 1996 W. Horwitz, L.Kamps and K.W.Boyer “Quality assurance in the analysis of foods for trace constituents’ J Assoc off Anal. Chem, 1980, 63, 1344 Veterinary drug residues in food-producing animals and their products:reference materials and methods, ed R. J.Heitzman, EUR 14126 EN (1992) International guide to analytical quality in Analytical Chemistry: An aid to accreditation, CITAC 1995 J.C. Miller and J.N. Miller, Statistics for analytical chemistry, 3rd ed.Ellis wormwood Ltd., London 1993 Montgomery, Introduction to statistical quality control, 2nd ed.Wiley, New York, 1991 Farrant, Practical statistics for the analytical scientist, The royal society of chemistry, Cambridge, 1997
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