ASTM International - ASTM D4853-97
Standard Guide for Reducing Test Variability
|Publication Date:||10 September 1997|
1.1 This guide serves as an aid to subcommittees writing and maintaining test methods. It helps to ( ) determine if it is possible to reduce test variability, and, if so, ( ) provide a systematic approach to the reduction.
1.2 This guide includes the following topics:
Topic Title Section Number Scope 1 Referenced Documents 2 Definitions 3 Significance and Use 4 Measures of Test Variability 5 Unnecessary Test Variability 6 Identifying Probable Causes of Test Variability 7 Determining the Causes of Test Variability 8 Averaging 9 Calibration 10 Keywords 11
1.3 The annexes include:
Topic Title Annex Number Statistical Test Selection A1 Frequency Distribution Identification A2 Design of Ruggedness Tests A3 Ruggedness Test Analysis: Unknown or Undefined Distribution---Small