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ME 215 - Engineering Materials & Processes: Standards & Guidelines

About ASTM

Class Exercise

Are there any standards relating to snowboarding?

hint: Use ASTM database

What is a Standard?

Answer: Standards are documents that serve to formalize procedures, rules, or guidelines for industry to follow. A document that has been developed and established within the consensus principles of ASTM International, and which meets the approval requirements of ASTM procedures and regulations, can become one of ASTM International's standards.

Source: ASTM

What are they used for?

If you're looking for: Procedures, guidelines, specifications

Use: Industry standards

Example of question:

Q: What are guidelines for corrosion-related failure analysis?

A: Example of ASTM standard.

Engineering standards

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