Calibration, Verification Or Validation?

- Jan 20, 2021-

Calibration, verification and validation are processes with three different meanings that are interrelated. Their interpretation and application vary from industry to industry. 


Essentially, these three terms are defined as follows:


1. Calibration is the use of an existing standard to ensure the measurement accuracy of the instrument.


2. Verification is to measure whether a certain equipment or process is in normal operation according to its established operating procedure.


3. Validation is about making sure that the stated functional intent of the system is satisfactory.