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Standards & Specifications
A standard is a set of specifications for software or hardware. There are several different types of standards so make sure you are clear on which one(s) you want to research. You can search for a standard by title, number, year, etc.
ASTM Digital Library provides online access to approximately 12,500 standards for testing procedures, specifications, and standard practices for a wide range of materials and topics. ASTM Manuals, Monographs, STPs, Data Series, and Journals Library may also be found in this database.