1st Edition

Basic Metrology for ISO 9000 Certification

By G. M. S. de Silva Copyright 2002
    232 Pages
    by Routledge

    232 Pages
    by Routledge

    Traceable calibration of test and measurement equipment is a requirement of the ISO 9000 series of standards. Basic Metrology for ISO 9000 Certification provides essential information for the growing number of firms registered for ISO 9000.

    Dr. G.M.S. de Silva who has a lifetime of experience in metrology and quality management fields condenses that knowledge in this valuable and practical workbook. The book provides a basic understanding of the principles of measurement and calibration of measuring instruments falling into the following fields; Length,Angle, Mass, Pressure, Force, Temperature and AC/DC Electrical quantities. Basic concepts and definitions, ISO 9001 requirements and uncertainty determinations are also included.

    Requirements of ISO 9000 standards for test and
    measuring equipment
    Evolution of ISO 9000 standards
    Requirements of ISO 9001: 2000
    Fundamental concepts of measurement
    Fundamental concepts
    Linear and angular measurements
    Calibration of dimensional standards and
    measuring instruments
    Measurement of angle
    Mass measurements
    Primary standard and SI units
    Secondary and working standards
    Mass and weight
    Mass standards - types and classes
    Industrial weighing systems
    Accuracy classes of balances
    Calibration of balances
    Pressure measurements
    SI and other units
    Absolute, gauge and differential pressure modes
    Primary standards
    Spinning ball gauge standard
    Secondary standards
    Working standards
    Pressure measuring instruments
    Calibration of pressure standards and instruments
    Measurement of force
    SI and other units
    Primary standard
    Secondary standards
    Force measuring instruments
    Calibration of force standards and test instruments
    Measurement of temperature
    SI units
    Thermodynamic scale
    Practical temperature scales
    International Temperature Scale of 1990 (ITS-90)
    Industrial thermometers 135
    Calibration of thermometers
    Electrical measurement standards
    SI units
    Primary standards
    Secondary standards
    Working standards
    Calibration of a multifunction calibrator
    Calibration of multimeters and other instruments
    Uncertainty of measurements
    Basic concepts
    Recommendations of the ISO guide
    Examples of uncertainty calculations


    G.M.S. de Silva

    '..provides essential information for the growing number of firms registered for ISO 9000......Dr de Silva has condensed his wealth of experience into this practical, and essential, workbook.'
    Quality World, May 2002

    'For people who know little about calibrating temperature sensors, this publication is well worth purchasing.'
    Mike Trim, Isothermal Technology Ltd