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American Society for Testing and Materials
Department of Energy Technical Standards
IEEE Standards Association
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers
The National Academies Press (NAP) publishes authoritative reports issued by The National Academies.
Mechanical Engineering is the flagship publication of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers).
Anatomy of a Patent
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
International Patent Classification (IPC)