New York—The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
(ASME) has just opened its Digital Store at www.asme.org. Here engineers can browse and
obtain electronic editions of the society's codes and standards. ASME has
pioneered development of engineering standards, codes, and accreditation
programs since its first performance test code was formulated in 1884.
The Digital Store allows visitors to read introductions to
specific volumes, and purchase and download PDF files of 400 ASME codes and
standards. Categories available include Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Tools,
Fasteners, Flow Measurement, etc. A list of frequently asked questions gives
information on using the site, making purchases, and using the electronic files.
Earlier this year, ASME also launched a Virtual Campus on the
site. This brings graduate courses and learning opportunities to engineers and
other technology professionals.
At the Design News webinar on June 27, learn all about aluminum extrusion: designing the right shape so it costs the least, is simplest to manufacture, and best fits the application's structural requirements.
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