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*Electrical Engineering

This is a general research guide for the undergraduate and graduate courses in OSU's Electrical Engineering programs. You'll find suggestions for locating books, articles, topical overviews, research tools, and factual information.

Standards Search Engines

Use these tools to search for standards, to access them check OSU Libraries first using the Standards guide

NSSN Search Engine for Standards
https://www.ansi.org/

Techstreet Standards and Specifications Search
http://www.techstreet.com/

Standards in OSU Libraries

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

Selected standards are on the first floor of Valley Library at call number TA368.A48

Withdrawn or superceded standards are inter-filed with the current standards.

Identify standard numbers using the search feature on the ANSI website: http://www.ansi.org/

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

Online access to ASTM Standards 

To access specific ASTM Standards in print:

1) Identify the volume number of your standard by using the Index Volume 00, or by doing a search on the ASTM web site.
2) Go to the shelves and find the correct volume.  Standards are in alpha-numeric order within the volumes.  The Annual Book of ASTM Standards is at TA401.A46, older volumes are in storage. 

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
All active IEEE Standards are available through the OSU Libraries' subscription to the IEEE/IEE Electronic Library

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
National Fire Codes are shelved on the first floor of Valley Library at TH9241.N3
http://www.nfpa.org

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
ASHRAE Handbook  latest shelved in Reference at TH7201.A521
http://www.ashrae.org/

Society of Automotive Engineers
SAE Handbook latest shelved in Reference at TL151 .S6

Websites of Standards Organizations

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
http://www.aashto.org/

American Petroleum Institute (API)
http://www.api.org/

Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards Program
http://energy.gov/ehss/services

Electric Industries Association (EIA)
www.ecianow.org

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
http://standards.ieee.org/index.html
All active IEEE Standards are available to authorized OSU users through the OSU Libraries' subscription to the IEEE/IEE Electronic Library.

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
http://www.iso.ch/

International Telecommunications Union (ITO)
http://www.itu.ch/

National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
http://www.niso.org/

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
http://www.nist.gov/

National Resource for Global Standards (NSSN)
https://www.ansi.org/

Standards Council of Canada (SCC)
http://www.scc.ca/

Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
http://www.ul.com/