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NIST HANDBOOK 150-2A National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program Calibration Laboratories Technical Guide for Electromagnetic DC Low Frequency Measurements

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Author(s)

C D. Faison, Carroll S. Brickenkamp

Abstract

The Calibration Laboratories Accreditation Program was developed by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as a result of interest from private industry and at the request of the National Conference of Standards Laboratories (now the NCSL International). The goal of the program is to provide a means by which calibration laboratories can be assessed for competency. This voluntary program is not designed to serve as a means of imposing specific calibration procedures or minimum uncertainties on applicant laboratories; instead, the program allows for all scientifically valid calibration schemes and requires that laboratories derive and document their measurement uncertainties. To accomplish this goal, NVLAP employs technical experts on a contract basis, to serve as assessors in each of the following eight fields of physical metrology calibration: electromagnetic dc/low frequency, electromagnetic rf/microwave frequency, time and frequency,ionizing radiation, optical radiation, dimensional, mechanical, and thermodynamics.
Citation
Handbook (NIST HB) - 150 - 2
Report Number
150 - 2

Citation

Faison, C. and Brickenkamp, C. (2004), NIST HANDBOOK 150-2A National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program Calibration Laboratories Technical Guide for Electromagnetic DC Low Frequency Measurements, Handbook (NIST HB), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=905609 (Accessed May 22, 2024)

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Created March 21, 2004, Updated February 19, 2017