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Primer on Engineering Standards, Expanded Textbook Edition

By
O. Greulich
O. Greulich
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M. Jawad
M. Jawad
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ISBN:
9781119466178
No. of Pages:
162
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2018

Engineering standards are normally sets of rules, procedures, and/or requirements developed and approved by consensus to assure the adequacy of a given product, process, or system. Standards are normally developed in committees whose members have experience in a particular field of endeavor. Generally, standards are written for the following purposes:

  1. Safety and reliability

  2. Reduction of cost

  3. Increased flexibility

  4. Promotion of business

  5. Helping society function

  6. Consistency.

3.1
Purpose of Standards
3.2
Voluntary Consensus Standards
3.3
American National Standard Institute (ANSI)
3.4
Codes
3.5
Some ANSI Accredited Organizations
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