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Standards and Codes (Engineering)

Standards and Codes in CEAS Library

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Frequently-Used Standards

If ISO (International Organization for Standardization) or IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) Standards are needed, please contact a Science & Engineering Librarian.  We will share information from ANSI's University Outreach program that allows you to request no-cost electronic access to ISO and IEC standards for educational purposes.

Standards Databases (Commercial Vendors)

Search these "aggregator" sources to find standards issued by many different organizations and associations.  The majority of these standards will not be in UC subscriptions and will need to be purchased.  Contact the libraries for assistance in locating or purchasing a particular standard.

Standards, Specifications and Codes by Organization


Acoustical Society of America - Aluminium Assocation


American Concrete Institute (ACI)


American National Standards Committees

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

American Welding Society - Asphalt Institute

Compressed Gas Association - Council of American Building Officials

DIN - Environmental Industry Associations

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Instrument Society of America (ISA) - International Association for the Properties of Water & Steam

International Code Council (ICC)

International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) - International Energy Administration

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)

National Conference of States on Building Codes & Standards, Inc - National Electrical Manufacturers Association

National Fire Protection Agency

National Information Standards Organization (NISO) - National Roofing Contractor's Association

Portland Cement Association - Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors National Association, Inc.

Steel Joist Institute - Tubular Exchanger Manufacturers Association

United States Department of Energy

United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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