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Measurement Process Qualification

Gage Acceptance and Measurement Uncertainty According to Current Standards
Copyright: 2011
ISBN: 9781569905050
Hardcover: 431 pages
$99.99 (US)


Measurement Process Capability. Gage Monitoring as a Basis for Measurement Process Capability. Definitions and Terms. Influencing Factors on the Measurement Process. Gage Capability as a Measurement Process Capability Study. Capability Study of Attribute Measurement Processes. Extended Measurement Uncertainty. Extended Measurement Uncertainty According to ISO 22514-7 or VDA 5. Simplified Determination of the Measurement Uncertainty. Special Cases in Measurement Process Capability. How to Handle Incapable Measurement Processes. Typical Questions about Measurement Process Capability. Capability Studies in Visual Inspections. Purchase of Gages. Proof of Suitability for Test Software. Appendix. Reference. Measurement System Capability Reference Manual. GM PowerTrain Measurement Systems Specification (SP-Q-MSS). Bosh Booklet 10: Capability of Measurement and Test Processes.


In production, measurement process capability studies are required. This requirement is obligatory according to several international standards, guidelines and company guidelines of the automotive industry. Due to this requirement, the risk of product liability is to become appreciable and controllable.

While the automotive industry implemented gage capability studies during the last years, today, the determination of the extended measurement uncertainty serves as an alternative to capability studies or to the applicability of measurement processes.

This book gives a comprehensive overview and assists you in dealing with these requirements in industrial production. Several guidelines contained in this book (Bosch, DaimlerChrysler, General Motors Powertrain) apply the procedures described here. The acquired experience confirms the great benefit of these procedures in practice.

The following standards are considered
" DIN EN ISO 9001:2000 and ISO/TS 16949
" QS-9000, MSA Third Edition
" VDA 6.1, VDA 5 "Measurement Process Capability"
" DGQ 13-61 "Gage Management"
" GUM / DIN EN V 13005
" DIN EN ISO 14253
" DIN EN ISO 10012:2003
" VDI/VDE/DGQ 2618

Author Info:

Schulze, A.
Dietrich, E.