American National Standards Institute

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Sheet1 Page 1 RedirectANSI The '''American National Standards Institute''' or '''ANSI''' (pronEng ænsi ) is a private non-profit organization that oversees the ˈ ː ANSI accredits standards that are developed by representatives of standards developing organizations, government agencies The organization's headquarters are in Washington, DC. ANSI's operations office is located in New York City. Err:510 ANSI was formed in 1918 when five engineering societies and three government agencies founded the American Engineering S Err:510 ANSI's membership comprises government agencies, organizations, corporations, academic and international bodies, and ind Err:510 Though ANSI itself does not develop standards, the Institute facilitates the development of American National Standards, also Voluntary consensus standards quicken the market acceptance of products while making clear how to improve the safety of th o The American National Standards process involves: * consensus by a group that is open to representatives from all interested parties * broad-based public review and comment on draft standards * consideration of and response to comments * incorporation of submitted changes that meet the same consensus requirements into a draft standard * availability of an appeal by any participant alleging that these principles were not respected during the standards-developme n Err:509 In addition to facilitating the formation of standards in the U.S., ANSI promotes the use of U.S. standards internationally, advo c The Institute is the official U.S. representative to the two major international standards organizations, the International Organiz a Err:510 The Institute administers five standards panels:
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course CS 3304 taught by Professor Chen during the Spring '08 term at University of Houston - Downtown.

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