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MEASUREMENT CONVERSIONS:
CONVERSION CALCULATORS:

MegaConverter 2
by Ben-Cam InterMedia

Calculator.com
 

CONVERSION TABLES:

Units of Measure & Conversion Factors
NASA - Johnson Space Center

General Tables of Units of Measurement
NIST - National Institute of Standards & Technology
from...
"Specifications, Tolerances & Other Technical Requirements for Weighing & Measuring Devices," NIST Handbook 44, Appendix C


INDUSTRIAL STANDARDS:
GOVERNMENT & GOV'T/BUSINESS CONSORTIUMS:

NIST-
National Institute of Standards & Technology

USGBC-
U.S. Green Building Council

and
LEED-
Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design

 

STANDARDS ORGANIZATIONS:

ASTM-
American Society of Testing & Materials

ANSI-
American National Standards Institute

SAE Int'l-
Society of Automotive* Engineers

*(Automotive, Aerospace & Commercial Vehicles)

AIAA-
American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics

and   Standards overview
and     AIAA Standards

IEEE Standards Assn.
(Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers)

Underwriters' Laboratories


INDUSTRY/ENGINEERING ORGANIZATIONS:
MANAGEMENT & PURCHASING:

ISM-
Institute for Supply Management

(formerly NAPM - Nat'l Assn. for Purchasing Management)

APICS-
American Purchasing & Inventory Control Society

(Now rebranded as the "Assn. for Operations Mgmt.")
 

ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING:

AIAA-
American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics

SAE Int'l-
Society of Automotive* Engineers

*(Automotive, Aerospace & Commercial Vehicles)

IEEE-
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers

ASHRAE-
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air-Conditioning Engineers