This chapter reviews the general principles involved in codifying standards and describes the historical development of materials testing standards. It provides information on the standards related to the Brinell, Vickers, Rockwell, and Knoop methods as well as those for the instrumented indentation test and hardness conversions.
A. Wehrstedt, Standardization, Hardness Testing: Principles and Applications, Edited By Konrad Herrmann, ASM International, 2011, p 235–246, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.htpa.t53310235
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