The Pursuit of Quality: QA/QCby Virginia Fairweather, Editor;
Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1985, Vol. 55, Issue 2, Pg. 62-64
Document Type: Feature article
Quality assurance and quality control programs are mandated for many federally-funded construction projects. The private sector is also increasingly requiring such programs. The terms are defined, and practitioners interviewed who express opinions both pro and con about the administration of these programs and their net effect. Most agree that inadequate specifications are a major problem in the construction industry that has led to the institution of QA/QC programs.
Subject Headings: Quality control | Private sector | Federal government
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