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Electrical Engineering

A Guide to Electrical Engineering

Standards & Patents

ASTM Standards & Engineering Digital Library 

The library includes journals, 12,900 standards, technical publications, manual, proceedings and bulletins that cover these engineering disciplines: aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science and solar engineering.

Annual book of ASTM Standards

A 70+ volume compilation of full-text standards published by American Society for Testing and Materials. Latest edition on the 2nd floor in Reference.

ANSI (American National Standards Institute)

A non-profit organization (501(c)3) that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.

IEEE Standards

A world leader in the development and dissemination of voluntary, consensus-based industry standards involving today's leading-edge electrotechnology. Search IEEE Xplore for specific standards.

NASA Technical Standards

A collection of Standards documents managed by NASA.

NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology)

A federal technology agency that develops and promotes measurement, standards, and technology.

Techstreet Enterprise

A collection of industry codes and standards from AAMI, ASQ, BS, and ISO.

Patent searching can reveal information about a process, technology, or product that may otherwise be proprietary or a trade secret.

Looking for specialized keywords and industrial jargon? Try searching Patents.