There are different types of technical or engineering specifications (specs), and different usages of the term in different technical contexts. They often refer to particular documents, and/or particular information within them. The word specification is broadly defined as “to state explicitly or in detail” or “to be specific”.
Using the term “specification” without a clear indication of what kind is confusing and considered bad practice.[according to whom?]
A requirement specification is a documented requirement, or set of documented requirements, to be satisfied by a given material, design, product, service, etc. It is a common early part of engineering design and product development processes, in many fields.
Product testing, also called consumer testing or comparative testing, is a process of measuring the properties or performance of products. The theory is that since the advent of mass production manufacturers produce branded products which they assert and advertise to be identical within some technical standard. Product testing seeks to ensure that consumers can understand what products will do for them and […]Learn More