Accreditation and Quality Assurance


Subject: Accreditation and Quality Assurance
To: (NewJour)
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 1997 15:17:13 -0400 (EDT)

Accreditation and Quality Assurance

This electronic version of the print journal of the same name is published
by Springer Berlin Heidelberg. The journal publishes, in a strictly
practice-oriented manner, scientific and technical contributions, short
communications, discussion and position papers as well as other
information on all aspects relevant to quality and reliability in chemical
measurement. The journal gives special attention to border crossing and
transnational problems and to problem solving for practitioners, e. g.
accreditation practice and implementation of quality assurance schemes in
all laboratories involved in chemical measurement. The journal also aims
at providing an information forum for the exchange of views and to foster
cooperation between all national and international bodies operating in the
fields of accreditation, certification, validation, quality assurance and

The journal focuses on the following topics:
- accreditation
- certification
- EN 45 000 standards
- ISO 9000 series
- quality assurance
- traceability
- measurement uncertainty
- validation
- calibration
- proficiency testing
- reference materials
- definitions
- quantities and units

Full-text articles are available in Adobe Acrobat portable document
format to subscribers of the journal, and abstracts are accessible via
the world wide web in html format free-of-charge.

Subscription Information:

North America: Recommended annual subscription rate: approx. US $ 168.00
(single issue price: approx. US $20.90) including carriage charges.
Subscriptions are entered prepayment only.

ISSN: 0949-1775 (printed version)
ISSN: 1432-0517 (electronic version)

Editors-in-Chief: P. De Bièvre, H. Günzler

Original posting date: 
Tuesday, July 29, 1997
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