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The Circuit Designer's Companion, 4th Edition by Peter Wilson

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Appendix: Standards

Standards are indispensable to manufacturing industry. Not only do they allow interchangeability or interoperability between different manufacturers' products but they also represent a distillation of knowledge about practical aspects of technology—how to make measurements, what tests to use, what dimensions to specify, and so on. Each standard is the result of considerable work on the part of a collection of experts in that particular field and is therefore authoritative; notwithstanding which, any standard in a fast-changing area will be subject to revision and amendment as the technology progresses.
This appendix lists a few of the more relevant British and international standards, both those which have been referenced in ...

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