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Standards for Materials Selection

Standards can provide important information about a range of materials including general characteristics, requirements and methods for testing.

Citing Standards

Standards, like other sources of information, must be cited when you use them in your work. The following is a guide on how to cite standards according to the IEEE Style Manual.

Basic format:

[1] Title of Standard, standard number, date.


[1] IEEE Criteria for Class IE Electric Systems, IEEE Standard 308, 1969.

[2] Letter Symbols for Quantities, ANSI Standard Y10.5-1968.

For more information on citing according to the IEEE Style Manual, please see the IEEE Editorial Style Manual or visit the Virtual Help Desk to ask your question in person!