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A Guide to Documentary Standards

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Author(s)

C R. DeVaux

Abstract

The Guide is intended to provide information on the U.S. standards system, entities within that system, and different types of documentary standards. It includes descriptions of performance and design standards; volumtary consensus standards; defense standards; mandatory standards; NIJ standards; Federal standards; de facto standards; industry standards; consortia standards; and international standards. In addition, the guide includes information on the implementation of the National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTAA) and on the link between standards and conformity assessment.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6802
Report Number
6802

Keywords

ANSI, design standard, mandatory standard, military standard, NIJ standard, NIST OLES, performance standard

Citation

DeVaux, C. (2001), A Guide to Documentary Standards, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed August 18, 2022)
Created December 1, 2001, Updated October 16, 2008