Temperature / Humidity Mapping of Enclosures (CT009)


Organisation profile

National Metrology Laboratory (NML), a division of NSAI is the national metrology institute for Ireland and is responsible for establishing, maintaining and developing the national measurement standards for physical quantities and their dissemination to Irish users. In addition to maintaining the national measurement standards NML provides a calibration service in a range of areas and also delivers training in measurement-related activities.

Training aim

To identify enclosures requiring mapping, introduction and demonstration of best practice in mapping and assessment of uncertainties associated with mapping. 

Learning objectives

Identification of Enclosures which require mapping, Determination of mapping volume and equipment requirements, Best practice when mapping an enclosure, Uncertainties associated with mapping.

Course outline

Review of relevant standards and guidelines, best measurement practice, temperature measurement equipment and a demonstration of the ideal method of mapping an enclosure.

Trainer's profile

Dubhaltach Mac Lochlainn is a technical manager with fifteen years experience in thermometry. He is responsible for the management of the the Temperature and Humidity section of the NML, and has been  delivering training in the NML for the past nine years. Dubhaltach holds a BSc and Hdip in applied science from NUI, Galway and an MSc in mechanical engineering from DCU. He has also trained and worked as a teacher.  He is also engaged in international research projects.

Course duration

Half Day

Assessment & certification

Certificate of Attendance

Who should attend

For professionals involved in using, maintaining and calibrating temperature/humidity chambers and enclosures, as part of process validation and verification.