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ANSI: American National Standards Institute
Oversees the creation, promulgation and use of thousands of norms and guidelines that directly impact businesses in nearly every sector. ANSI is also actively engaged in accrediting programs that assess conformance to standards.
ASTM International (American Society for Testing and Materials)
Globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards. Today, some 12,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.
Martindale's Calculators On-Line Center - Engineering Center
Calculators On-Line Center contains over 23,000 Calculators & Spreadsheets, over 3,000 Courses, Lectures, Manuals, Handbooks, & thousands of Movies, Videos, Simulations & Animations.
Opennovation.org is an open source engineering portal, your one-stop shop for news, links (below), other resources, and profiles of open source engineering software.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Provides high quality and timely examination of patent and trademark applications, guiding domestic and international intellectual property policy, and delivering intellectual property information and education worldwide.
Professional Associations & Career Info
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
The global professional community for over 40,000 chemical engineers in 93 countries. AIChE provides members with technical resources as well as tools to manage their careers and lives.
American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASMENET)
Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, today's ASME promotes the art, science & practice of mechanical & multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.
American Society of Civil Engineers
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 140,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society.
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE's highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Information includes job descriptions, training, salaries, and employment outlook---from the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Society of Women Engineers
Founded in 1950, SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career for women through an exciting array of training and development programs, networking opportunities, scholarships, outreach and advocacy activities, and much more.