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Field Standards for Weights and Measures

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Author(s)

Georgia L. Harris

Abstract

An article written for the measurement community on whether [field] standards are “fit for purpose”. Is the equipment used is in testing designed for the purpose in which it is being used. The concept of fit for purpose is common in method validation practices to ensure that adequate quality and suitability is designed into procedures. The concept can also be applied to field standards.
Citation
NIST, PML, Office of Weights and Measures
Volume
4
Issue
2

Keywords

field standards, calibrations, tolerances, standards

Citation

Harris, G. (2013), Field Standards for Weights and Measures, NIST, PML, Office of Weights and Measures, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=913558, http://www.nist.gov/pml/wmd/index.cfm (Accessed May 29, 2024)

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Created April 1, 2013, Updated February 19, 2017