ASTM International - ASTM D4855-97
Standard Practice for Comparing Test Methods
|Publication Date:||10 September 1997|
1.1 This practice provides a procedure for evaluating and comparing test methods under controlled conditions using the same materials tested during the same time span. The practice describes how to obtain and compare estimates on precision, sensitivity, and bias.
1.2 This practice covers the following topics:
Topic Title Section Number Scope 1 Referenced Documents 2 Terminology 3 Significance and Use 4 Requirements for Materials 5 Evaluating Test Methods 6 Sensitivity Criterion 7 Basic Statistical Design 8 Experimental Procedure 9 Procedure for Comparing Precision 10 Evaluating the Bias Between Test Methods 11 Procedure for Comparing Sensitivities 12 Report 13