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Meaning of standard abbreviations

Today's search standard PRV stands for meaning, specially searched in the web search, the content is as follows:

(If there is any discrepancy, please understand your friends to correct it, thank you)

The first is related to the standards revision process, such as this DIS:

ISO/DIS 3657

I accidentally thought it was a standardization organization.

In fact, it is written in the standard number to indicate what stage this standard has reached.

According to ISO/IEC Directive Part 1, the standard revision process is divided into:

NWIP or NP: New Work Item Proposal
AWI: Approved work item
PWI: Pre Work Item
WD: Work Draft
CD:  Committee Draft
DIS:  Draft International Standard
CDV: Committee Draft
FDIS: Final Draft International Standard
IS: International Standard
FTP:  Fast Track Procedure
VR: Voting Report+ K*

Also known as the abbreviations related to file type:

TS: Technical Specification
TR: Technical Report
TRF: Technical ReportForm
PAS: PubliclyAvailable Specification
WP: White Paper
CA: Conformity Assessment
CS: Component Specification
OD: Operational Document
TRF: Test Report Form

The following standard abbreviations are unique to IEC:

CMV: Commented version, which displays comments from industry experts in the form of annotations.
EXV: Extended version, containing all the general provisions related to this standard.
OC: Online collection, you can subscribe online to get the latest updates.
PRV: Pre-release version, not yet officially released, for use within a workgroup only.
RLV: Redline Version, based on the content of the old standard, the content of the revised redline mode is marked with the content of the new standard.
CSV: Consolidated Version, which contains all additions and errata to this standard.
SER: Series, which contains all the parts of the series standard.

Usually the standard number is composed of the standard organization code + serial number + era number. Some standard numbers are a little different, such as English letters where the number should be, or some English letters in the standard organization code, which represent the situation:

1. For example, ASTM D 94-07, where ASTM stands for the abbreviation of the American Society for Materials and Testing, 94 is the serial number, and 07 is the era number (2007). D here stands for standard classification and belongs to various other material classes.
2. Some English letters are added to the subsections, such as ISO 105-E:1978, where E stands for Part E (Part 5).
3. There are some English letters after the era number, for example: ISO 2380-2:2000 (E), where E is the English version of the standard.

In addition, it is inevitable to encounter some abbreviations of internal names of organizations, which are listed together for ease of viewing:

TC: Technical Committee
SC: Subcommittee
PC: Project Committee
WG: Working Group
PT: Project Team
MT: Maintain Team
SR: System Review
P-member: Participating Member
O-member: Observer

In national standards, industry standards, local standards and other standards, the following abbreviations often appear in the preamble of the standard, indicating that the standard adopts other standards:

MOD: Modified
IDT: Identical
EQV: Equivalent
NEQ: Nonequivalent



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