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Author Ferrero, A.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1998
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Electricity & electronics
Subject Keyword Costs ♦ Marketing and sales ♦ Testing ♦ Inspection ♦ ISO standards ♦ Production ♦ Metrology ♦ Industrial plants ♦ Marketing management ♦ Manufacturing
Description I wonder if you share my feelings about industry's view of metrology. Whenever I visit an industrial plant, I frequently find that metrologists in a Test & Measurement (T&M) department are confined to manage incoming inspections and final tests. They seem to be considered annoying people, whose main goal is to find somebody else's failure to meet a required product specification or a quality standard e.g. the ISO 9,000 series of Standards. They are not seen as an asset in the production process, but as an undesirable, though necessary cost.
ISSN 10946969
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2008-12-01
Publisher Place U.S.A.
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Volume Number 11
Issue Number 6
Size (in Bytes) 2.95 MB
Page Count 1
Starting Page 6
Ending Page 6


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library