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ENC 3246: Professional Communication for Engineers

This guide provides you with information sources for the various assignments in Professional Communication for Engineers course.

Standards for Your Analysis

Through UF subscription (use UF VPN to access when off-campus)

 ASABE standards via the ASABE Technical LibraryTIP: select standards from the Categories pull-down menu to search or you can browse a list of the standards.

 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section II - Materials (2021) online via Knovel.

 ASTM Standards are online (be sure to select My Subscription).  

 IEEE standards are online through the IEEE/IEE Electronic Library (IEL). Under the drop down menu next to the search box, click on Standards.

Free View/Read Access Online

 ANSI Standards (American National Standards Institute) Incorporated by Reference (IBR) portal provides access to standards that have been incorporated by reference in the U.S. Code of federal Regulations (CFR) are offered at no cost in “read only” format for online reading. There are no print or download options. 

 NFPA Standards (National Fire Protection Association).  Under codes and standards drop down menu, look for the link Free access.  

 UL Standards (Underwriters Laboratory). Under UL Alternative Documents link, you can read them for free online via the Digital View option (free account required).


Most government standards are also free, such as NASA standards
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