Overview

This is an overview of the scope and topics:

TC3 topics
- Mass

  • Mass standards and balances
  • New concepts in mass metrology
  • Redefinition of the mass unit
  • Density metrology for mass standards
  • Weighing instruments and load cells
  • Dynamic mass measurement

- Force

  • Force standards
  • Force metrology
  • Force transducers
  • Dynamic force measurement
  • Continuous force measurement
  • Multicomponent force measurement
  • Force measurement in applications
  • Material testing machines

- Torque

  • Torque standards
  • Torque metrology
  • Torque transducers
  • Dynamic torque measurement
  • Continuous torque measurement
  • Multicomponent torque measurement
  • Torque measurement in applications

TC5 topics

  • Hardness measurement
  • Rockwell hardness scale
  • Brinell hardness scale
  • Vickers hardness scale
  • Leeb hardness scale
  • Instrumented indentation test
  • Hardness reference blocks
  • Hardness indenters
  • Hardness comparisons
  • New definitions for hardness scales
  • Traceability

TC16 topics

  • Quantum realizations of pascal
  • Dynamic pressure measurements
  • Pressure standards
  • Vacuum standards
  • Mass spectrometry and primary leaks
  • Pressure and vacuum sensors
  • Recent, novel, and new advances in
    pressure and vacuum technology

TC22 topics

  • Precision measurement
  • Vibration sensors, vibration measuring devices
  • Single and multi-axial vibration
  • Instrumentation for vibration measurement
  • Signal processing methods
  • Calibration, calibration systems
  • Uncertainty of measurement
  • Written standards and regulations
  • Metrological aspects of applications
  • Dynamics of interacting systems
  • Dynamics of acceleration related quantities
  • Scientific and technical issues of intercomparisons
  • Promotion of technical cooperation

General topics

  • General metrology
  • Industrial metrology
  • Measurement uncertainty
  • Written standards
  • Traceability
  • Quality system and metrology
  • Terminology
  • International cooperation
  • Dynamic measurements
  • Education




(C) The IMEKO TC3, TC5, TC16, TC22 Joint Conference in Cavtat-Dubrovnik, Croatia, 5.-7.5.2020