This book provides guidelines for obtaining research and development (RD) results of a consistent and known quality. The approaches discussed here have been developed for an industrial research center engaged in RD to support operating divisions of the parent corporation.
1. Rationale for a Quality Assurance Program at a Research Center 2. Planning the Overall Quality Assurance Program 3. Standard Laboratory Practice 4. Project Quality Assurance Planning 5. Project Design Control 6. Procurement Control 7. Project Construction 8. Control of Measuring and Test Equipment 9. Test Control 10. Software 11. Records and Reporting 12. Auditing the Program