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Engineering Standards

Schumann Library: Subject Guide

What Is a Standard?

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) defines a standard as: 

 "A document, established by consensus and approved by a recognized body, that provides, for common and repeated use, rules, guidelines or characteristics for activities or their results, aimed at the achievement of the optimum degree of order in a given context." 

Why Use Standards?