DUI Metrology Dictionary

Inspection by sampling

VIML 2.18 inspection of a homogeneous batch of
measuring instruments based on the results of
evaluation of a statistically appropriate number
of specimens selected at random from an
identified lot
Note 1 The conditions under which the
respective instruments have been used (e.g.
water quality for water meters) may be
amongst the parameters determining the
homogeneity of the batch.
Note 2 ISO 3534-2 gives the following
definition:
“4.1.6 sampling inspection
inspection of selected items in the group
under consideration”