Definitions for "quality control"
Steps taken to make sure that a companys products or services are of sufficiently high quality. also called quality assurance.
A management function whereby control of the quality of raw materials, assemblies, produced materiel, and components, services related to production, and management, production, and inspection processes is exercised for the purpose of preventing undetected production of defective materiel or the rendering of faulty services.
The overall system of technical activities that measures the attributes and performance of a process, item, or service against defined standards to verify that they meet the stated requirements established by the customer; operational techniques and activities that are used to fulfill requirements for quality. The system of activities and checks used to ensure that measurement systems are maintained within prescribed limits, providing protection against "out of control" conditions and ensuring the results are of acceptable quality.
The examination of a film, video, or audio program or recording to discover its flaws.
A term denoting the functions or collection of duties that must be performed in order to carry out a company's quality objective. In some companies, quality control refers to a limited function, such as analysis of quality data or inspection of products before shipment to customers and discard or rework of flawed ones.
The operational techniques and activities (preventive, supervisory and corrective action) that are necessary in fulfilling quality requirements
Internal measurement of quality of an institution or a programme referring to a set of operational activities and techniques.
The operational techniques and activities that are used to fulfill requirements for quality. (ISO 8402: 1986, 3.7)
A procedure for keeping quality of inputs or outputs to specifications.
A substance, sample or procedure intended to verify performance characteristics of a system.
administration and engineering procedures
any processed dataset is as good as its weakest component. For maximum geological information, gravity, magnetic, navigation and bathymetry datasets must all be acquired with equal care. All instruments must be maintained to factory specifications or better. back
Activities focussed on determining through measurement, the level of compliance with technical standard.
The process of keeping the standard of outputs within acceptable limits of error.
A set of procedures determined by an organization that the quality of the ball is met with certain standards. RMS - Root mean square; the square root of the arithmetic mean of the squares of the numbers in a given set of numbers determining the surface finish in micro inches.
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Improving the image of text and photograph pages after they have been scanned. This includes cropping extra white space, checking for spelling errors, rechecking links, etc. before publishing the images to the web.