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ISO STANDARDS & ACCREDITATION

Course Code: 
PHYS 402
Semester: 
Fall
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Laboratuvar Saati: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
To provide students with knowledge of National/International ISO standards; ISO 9000 series for glabol trades, difference between accreditation and certifications, Infrastucture of National/International accreditation systems (TURKAK, ILAC, EA), benefits of accreditation on test/calibration laboratories and international trades. Understanding of TS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standards for accreditation of test/calibration laboratories.
Course Content: 

History of measurements, traceability and measurements uncertainty, ISO 9000 series (ISO 9000 and 9001), certification versus acreditation, TS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standards for test and calibration laboratory, Accreditation system, accreditation stages, assessor training and types of assossors.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) To learn how to use of physics and mathematics knowledge for physical measurements, eg. temperature and dimentional

1,2,3

A,C

2) To understand measurements traceability and accuracy of measurement’s quantatity

1,2,3

A,C

3) To understand types and importance of ISO standards reqıired for international trades  and technical cofidence in measurements

1,2,3

A,C

4) To be able to gain an experience how to work in multidisplinary scientific area and be able to work within a team

1,2,3

A,C

5) To understand National/International accreditation systems and benefits of accreditation on international trade  

1,2,3

A,C

6) To learn accreditation process and stages for test/calibration laboratories   

1,2,3

A,C

7)To learn assossors roles for assessment of calibration/test laboratories for accreditation

1,2,3

A,C

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

History of measurements

 

2

Treceabilty of measurements and evaulation of uncertainty of measurements

 

3

Importance of accreditation

 

4

Infrastucture of National/International accreditation systems

 

5

TS EN ISO/IEC 17205 standards for Test/Calibration laboratories

 

6

TS EN ISO/IEC 17205 standards for Test/Calibration laboratories

 

7

TS EN ISO/IEC 17205 standards for Test/Calibration laboratories

 

8

TS EN ISO/IEC 17205 standards for Test/Calibration laboratories

 

9

TS EN ISO/IEC 17205 standards for Test/Calibration laboratories

 

10

TS EN ISO/IEC 17205 standards for Test/Calibration laboratories

 

11

TS EN ISO/IEC 17205 standards for Test/Calibration laboratories

 

12

Accreditation procedure for Test/Calibration laboratories

 

13

Role and training of assessor during accreditation of Test/calibration laboratories

 

14

Overview of the course

 
 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

ISO Standard and Accreditation Course Notes, Ahmet T. İnce

Additional Resources

Morris, A.S. Measurement and calibration for Quality Assurance, Prentice Hall, 1991, Galyer, J.Shotbolt, C., Metrology for Engineers, Vassell Academic, 1980.

J.V.Nicholas and D.R.White, Traceable Temperature Measurements, John Wiley & Sons

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

ISO Standard and Accreditation Course Notes, Ahmet T. İnce

Assignments

Homework assignments every two to three weeks

Exams

Two mid-term exams and one final

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

2

40

Assignments + presentations

8

10

Total

 

50

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

50

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

50

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

gains the ability to apply the knowledge in physics and mathematics

   

X

   

2

gains the ability to construct an experimental setup, perform

the experiment, analyze and interpret the results

   

X

   

3

is supposed to have the education required for the measurements in scientific and technological areas 

   

X

   

4

is able to work in an interdisciplinary team

X

       

5

is able to identify, formulate and solve physics problems

X

       

6

is conscious for the professional and ethical responsibility

X

       

7

is able to communicate actively and effectively

   

X

   

8

is supposed to have the required education for the industrial applications and the social contributions of physics

   

X

   

9

is conscious about the necessity of lifelong education and can implement it

X

       

10

is supposed to be aware of the current investigations and developments in the field

X

       

11

makes use of the techniques and the modern equipment required for physical applications

   

X

   
 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 14x Total course hours)

14

3

42

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

14

2

28

Mid-terms

2

3

6

Assignments

5

4

20

Presentations

3

4

12

Final examination

1

3

3

Total Work Load

 

 

111

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

5.00

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5