2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 09, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

INT 20020 - Overview of Standards Development

0.33 CR
Throughout history, standardization in manufacturing has been necessary for several reasons. The chief motivations to standardization and creating standards include:  cultural, political, legal, or financial. In this module, the student will receive an overview of the U.S. standards development environment, and how they can participate in the development of standards.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the four groups of standards: voluntary, de facto, consortia, and regulatory.
  2. Explain the importance of standards in manufacturing.
  3. Apply standards to different processes.
  4. Distinguish between different standard organizations.