Standardization and nomenclature

This annex is part of a handbook on materials science for designers and engineers. In their design, they need to make use of standards. In the European context for which this book has been written, most of these standards are European standards. The annex lists important standards for steel, cast iron, copper, aluminium, magnesium, plastics and other materials. More importantly, it also describes more in general how standards can be found and this makes the text fit for use all over the world.

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European standards, Finding standards, Materials, Metal, Nomenclature, Polymers

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Language(s):English
AuthorsDe Vries, Henk (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University), Van Mourik, Pieter (Delft University of Technology), Van der Hoek, Henk (Netherlands Standardization Institute)
Publisher:VSSD, Delft, the Netherlands
First published / Last update: 2012
Courses:The book has been targeted for use by students at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at the Delft University of Technology. It can be used in all systematic teaching about materials and related standardization at various academic levels.