ASTM E2161 - 21

    Standard Terminology Relating to Performance Validation in Thermal Analysis and Rheology

    Active Standard ASTM E2161 | Developed by Subcommittee: E37.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 14.05

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    1. Scope

    1.1 Validation of methods and apparatus is requested or required for quality initiatives or where results may be used for legal purposes.

    1.2 This standard provides terminology relating to validating performance of thermal analysis and rheology methods and instrumentation. Terms that are generally understood or defined adequately in other readily available sources are not included.

    1.3 The terminology described in this standard is that of the validation process and may differ from that traditionally encountered in ASTM standards.

    1.4 A definition is a single sentence with additional information included in a Discussion.

    1.5 Terminology commonly used in the study of precision and bias, in thermal analysis, rheology, and thermophysical properties may be found in Practice E177 and Terminologies E473 and E1142. Additional information on method validation may be found in the U.S. Pharmacopeia and National Formulary.2

    1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods

    E473 Terminology Relating to Thermal Analysis and Rheology

    E1142 Terminology Relating to Thermophysical Properties

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.17 (Metrology and measurement. Physical phenomena (Vocabularies)); 17.200.01 (Thermodynamics in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code

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    DOI: 10.1520/E2161-21

    Citation Format

    ASTM E2161-21, Standard Terminology Relating to Performance Validation in Thermal Analysis and Rheology, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2021,

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