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Primer on Engineering Standards

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M. Jawad
M. Jawad
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O. Greulich
O. Greulich
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ISBN:
9780791860342
No. of Pages:
106
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2014

As described in Chapter 2, standards are generally produced by experts in the field using a deliberate and rigorous process. The writers and the developing organizations make every effort to produce a product that is clear, concise, and complete. Unfortunately, knowledge is incomplete and even with the best of intentions it can happen that there is a need for further interpretation, explanation, or relief. Both the interpretation process and the process by which relief is acquired depend on the type of standard, the way it was adopted, and whether the standard itself includes provisions for relief.

7.1 General discussion
7.2 Standards adoption
7.3 Effect of non-compliance with standards
7.4 Standards interpretation
7.5 Tailoring
7.6 Waivers and variances
7.7 Summary
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