A listing of helpful Mechanical Engineering websites is available at:
Standards are codes of best practice containing technical specifications and guidelines. They are used to ensure uniformity and consistency, reliability and safety and provide a quality benchmark.
Many standards are produced by national bodies, but some are produced internationally or by industry.
Provides access to the full text of IEEE standards from 1988.
The Library does not hold copies of patents but many are freely available in full text from the patents sites listed below.