Standardization and certification - Certification and accreditation / Standardization methodology

The first part addresses first, second, and third party conformity assessment; accreditation; Mutual Recognition Agreements; and CE marking.
The second part discusses methodologies that can be used in standardization; mechanisms related to standards battles; structure of (sets of) standards; mathematical approaches to standards.

Original title: Standaardisatie, normalisatie en certificatie – Certificatie en accreditatie / Methodiek van normalisatie

Original abstract:

Hoofdstuk 1 beschrijft conformiteits beoordeling door een eerste, tweede of derde partij. Met name het laatste, certificatie, krijgt veel aandacht, alsmede de Europese 'Nieuwe Aanpak'. Hoofdstuk 2 gaat in op methoden en technieken van normalisatie.

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Keywords:

Accreditation, Certification, Conformity assessment, Layer structures, Methodology, Methods, Modularity, Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs), New Approach, Notified bodies, Preference ranges, Standards battles

Additional information:

Language(s):Dutch
AuthorsDe Vries, Henk J. (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University), Simons, C.A.J. (Passed away.)
Publisher:Kluwer, Mechelen, Belgium
First published / Last update: 2001 / 2003
Courses:Mechanical engineering courses at universities or higher vocational education.