Containing real-world examples provided by experienced standards professionals, Standardization Essentials is a
vital, forward-looking reference for mechanical, civil, electrical and electronics, materials, chemical, mineral, cost, quality, reliability, industrial, developmental, safety, forensic, and consulting engineers; standards managers; architects; project managers; upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education students in these disciplines.
Crystallizes the essential role that standards play in strategic standardization management, purchasing, contractual agreements, and international trade!
Covering costs, benefits, limitations, uses, and abuses of standardization programs, Standardization Essentials
Considers whether standards build or bar trade and the use of international standards to leverage world markets
Presents a case study of conformity assessment related to international technical trade barriers
Focuses on consumer safety standards for automobile tires and other products
Addresses implementation of ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 management system standards in industry
Highlights voluntary (nongovernmental) and mandatory (governmental) standards and regulations developed by a variety of organizations
Reveals competition, incongruities, and harmonization among national and international standards
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 21 mm