Documented field experience, test data, publications, finite element analysis or calculations that confirm performance characteristics, as applicable.
Source: API RP 17A Addendum 1, Design and Operation of Subsea Production Systems—General Requirements and Recommendations, December 2010. Global Standards
Objective evidence is defined as documented field experience, test data, technical publications, finite element analysis (FEA) or calculations that verify the performance requirements, as applicable.
Source: API SPEC 6A, Specification for Wellhead and Christmas Tree Equipment, Twentieth Edition, October 2010 (Addendum November 2012). Global Standards
Objective evidence means quantitative or qualitative information, records or statements of fact pertaining to safety or to the existence and implementation of an safety management system element, which is based on observation, measurement or test and which can be verified.
Source: IMO Resolution MSC.104(73), amendments to the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention (International Safety Management (ISM) Code), 5 December 2000, International Maritime Organization. Legislation