Oak Ridge callibration recall program

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A development effort was initiated within the Oak Ridge metrology community to address the need for a more versatile and user friendly tracking database that could be used across the Oak Ridge complex. This database, which became known as the Oak Ridge Calibration Recall Program (ORCRP), needed to be diverse enough for use by all three Oak Ridge facilities, as well as the seven calibration organizations that support them. Various practical functions drove the initial design of the program: (1) accessible by any user at any site through a multi-user interface, (2) real-time database that was able to automatically generate ... continued below

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Falter, K.G.; Wright, W.E. & Pritchard, E.W. December 31, 1996.

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A development effort was initiated within the Oak Ridge metrology community to address the need for a more versatile and user friendly tracking database that could be used across the Oak Ridge complex. This database, which became known as the Oak Ridge Calibration Recall Program (ORCRP), needed to be diverse enough for use by all three Oak Ridge facilities, as well as the seven calibration organizations that support them. Various practical functions drove the initial design of the program: (1) accessible by any user at any site through a multi-user interface, (2) real-time database that was able to automatically generate e-mail notices of due and overdue measuring and test equipment, (3) large memory storage capacity, and (4) extremely fast data access times. In addition, the program needed to generate reports on items such as instrument turnaround time, workload projections, and laboratory efficiency. Finally, the program should allow the calibration intervals to be modified, based on historical data. The developed program meets all of the stated requirements and is accessible over a network of computers running Microsoft Windows software.

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OSTI as DE97006450

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  • 1996 National Conference of Standards Laboratories (NCSL), Monterey, CA (United States), 25-29 Aug 1996

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  • Other: DE97006450
  • Report No.: CONF-9608109--2
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 489619
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc675233

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Falter, K.G.; Wright, W.E. & Pritchard, E.W. Oak Ridge callibration recall program, article, December 31, 1996; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc675233/: accessed May 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.