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STEP Quality System: Action Plan and Assessment of Practices



Mary Mitchell


This describes a plan for establishing a quality systems throughout ISO TC184/SC4. SC4 is responsible for the development of ISO 10303 - Product Data Representation and Exchange. The goal of the proposed quality systems is to ensure the high-quality draft standard are developed to meet industry needs. This paper also provides and assessment by the existing quality practices within SC4 with the objectives of defining a baseline for the quality inspection system in which all draft specifications are reviewed against documented quality criteria. A plan for extending the defined quality criteria to address all aspects of STEP is also presented.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 5300
Report Number


ISO 10303, product data representation and exchange, STEP


Mitchell, M. (1993), STEP Quality System: Action Plan and Assessment of Practices, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 12, 2024)
Created July 31, 1993, Updated October 12, 2021