umbcedu And Thinking Forward ISO 140xx series of Environmental Standards CRADLE

Umbcedu and thinking forward iso 140xx series of

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And Thinking Forward: ISO 140xx series of Environmental Standards: ‘CRADLE –TO-GRAVE’ Thinking for an Engineer
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Lest we also forget: Ethics in Engineering!
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Health & Safety Stds. too!
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Building Codes are like Standards too (but are legally binding) :
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Found at: uctiondata.com/buildin g-codes/
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How do Standards Affect an Engineer?
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How does the ASME Standard Affect an Engineer? Material Selection Design Requirements Fabrication Requirements Examination and Testing Requirements Quality Assurance 4
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5 ASME Standards Today 500+ published standards (more recently, over 50 technical related non- standards publications) 5,000+ volunteer subject matter experts from over 50 countries 700 boards, standards developing committees and supporting subgroups 7,000+ certified companies (>50% non- U.S.) in 75 countries …by the numbers
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Material Selection Standards provide a list of allowable materials Provide maximum allowable stresses Users have choice 6
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Design Requirements Standards provide minimum design requirements Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code: Applies a design margin on the yield stress of the material 7
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Design Requirements Standards provide pertinent equations Examples: Design Pressure, Thickness, Bearing Loads, Moments Does not replace engineering judgement 8
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Fabrication Requirements Material requirements i.e. cutting, grinding Tolerances i.e. Bolt spacing Attachment Welding Bolting 9
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Examination and Testing Requirements Nondestructive examination Radiography, Ultrasound, Visual Destructive Testing Nondestructive Testing Leak Testing Hydrostatic Pneumatic 0
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Quality Assurance Some standards require filling out a data report Most Standards allow the product have a specific marking to show conformance 1
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Final Thoughts There’s plenty here to consider – but it’s part of the professional engineering job! Make Standards part of your Life-long Learning process – check often for changes as they will effect your products and processes as an engineer or manager As a test case, Each team MUST include a section in their team’s FINAL REPORT (brief but relatively through) on applicable standards and specifications applicable to their project Which are applicable How they were used
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