Glossary S

The Glossary for Quality Management +++ 'System', 'Standard', 'Specification'

Deutsch: SNI / Português: SNI / Français: SNI / Italiano: SNI
SNI may refer to Swedish Standard Industrial Classification or the Standar Nasional Indonesia.

In the quality management context, software refers to computer programs and applications that are designed to perform specific tasks or functions. As software has become increasingly ubiquitous in modern business and industry, ensuring the quality of software has become a critical component of quality management..

A Specification (Shortcut: Spec.) is a technical standard.. It consists of a set of requirements to be fulfilled by the product or service.

If at least one requirement is not met, the product is "out of spec."

While the above describes how a product/service should be, the term 'specification' is also used to describe, how a product7service really is. This would be more the meaning of a data-sheet.

Ion-mobility spectrometry is an analytical technique used to separate and identify ionized molecules in the gas phase based on their ion mobility in a carrier buffer gas.
Mass spectrometry is an analytical technique that measures the mass-to-charge ratio of charged particles.

In the context of quality management,, 'Standard' refers to a set of guidelines, procedures,, and requirements that have been established to ensure consistency and quality in products or services. Standards are developed by international, national, or industry-specific organizations and are typically voluntary, but they may be mandated by laws or regulations.

Deutsch: Stahl / Español: Acero / Português: Aco / Français: Acier / Italiano: Acciaio

Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon. Carbon is the primary alloying element, and its content in the steel is between 0.002% and 2.1% by weight. Additional elements are also present in steel: manganese, phosphorus, sulfur, silicon, and traces of oxygen, nitrogen and aluminium. Alloying elements intentionally added to modify the characteristics of steel include: manganese, nickel, chromium, molybdenum, boron, titanium, vanadium and niobium.

A strategy is a long term plan of action designed to achieve a particular goal. 

In the quality management context, "strategy" refers to a set of planned actions and approaches that an organization adopts to achieve its quality-related objectives and goals. It involves the formulation and implementation of a structured plan to improve processes, enhance product or service quality, and meet customer expectations.

In the context of quality management,, 'surface' refers to the visible aspects of a product or service that can be evaluated for quality. Surface quality is often the first thing that customers notice about a product or service, and it can greatly influence their perception of quality..