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Standards: Standards at Lehigh

About Standards

Definition

Standards are documents that serve to formalize procedures, rules, or guidelines for industry to follow. They are often created by professional societies and industrial organizations, then adopted by industries and governments. They can take years of committee work to produce, so that (a) they are infrequently updated and (b) can be expensive to obtain, since the sale of the standard supports the committee work.

Useful Links

Finding and Accessing Standards

IEEE Standards

Standards available via Techstreet

Sets of Standards

Full Sets Available Online via Lehigh Subscriptions

Sets - Freely Accessible (May Require Registration or Membership)

Individual Standards and Small Sets

Available Online via Lehigh Subscriptions

Potentially Available via External Request