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Boston University faculty, students and researchers:
Please contact Paula Carey if you need a standard.
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Finding Standards

  • Search for standards and specifications from more than 300 organizations. Order copies of standards or download PDF formats when available.

What are Standards?

A prescribed set of rules, conditions, or requirements concerning definitions of terms; classification of components; specification of materials, performance, or operations; delineation of procedures; or measurement of quantity and quality in describing materials, products, systems, services, or practices. National Standards Advisory Committee


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