Institutions Topics

ACEA
The European Automobile Manufacturers Association or Association des Constructeurs Européens d’Automobiles from which the abbreviation is made.
American National Standards Institute
A private, non-profit organisation that produces industrial standards.
American Petroleum Institute
National trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry.
American Society For Testing Material
An open forum for the development of high-quality, market relevant international standards used around the globe.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, today′s ASME promotes the art, science & practice of mechanical & multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.
American Welding Society
The mission of the American Welding Society is to advance the science, technology and application of welding and allied joining and cutting processes, including brazing, soldering and thermal spraying.
ANSI
Abbreviation of American National Standards Institute.
ASME
Abbreviation of American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
ASTM
Abbreviation of American Society For Testing Material.
AWS
Abbreviation of American Welding Society.
CAA
Abbreviation of Civil Aviation Authority.
California Air Resources Board
A state regulatory agency charged with regulating the air quality in California.
Civil Aviation Authority
The UK′s independent specialist aviation regulator. Its activities include economic regulation, airspace policy, safety regulation and consumer protection.
Deutsches Institut für Normung
German national organisation for standards.
DIN
Abbreviation of Deutsches Institut für Normung.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
EPSRC funds research and postgraduate training in engineering and the physical sciences at universities and other organisations throughout the UK.
EPSRC
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
European Automobile Manufacturers Association
The Association des Constructeurs Européens d’Automobiles and more often referred to by the abbreviation ACEA.
IEE
The IEE is an innovative international organisation for electronics, electrical, manufacturing and IT professionals.
Institution of Electrical Engineers
The IEE is an innovative international organisation for electronics, electrical, manufacturing and IT professionals, with specifically tailored products, services and qualifications to meet the needs of today′s technology industry.
International Organization for Standardization
An international body that produces world wide industrial standards.
ISO
Abbreviation of International Organization for Standardization.
Japanese Industrial Standards
Body that produces standards, often abbreviated as JIS.
Japanese Standards Association
Body that produces standards.
JASA
Abbreviation of Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
The leading source of theoretical and experimental research results in the broad interdisciplinary subject of sound.
JSA
Abbreviation of Japanese Standards Association.
NACA
Abbreviation of National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.
NASA
Abbreviation of National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Formed on March 3, 1915, with a charter to supervise and direct the scientific study of the problems of flight, with a view to their practical solution.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA was formed from the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Providing National and World Leadership to Prevent Workplace Illnesses and Injuries
National Institute for Standards and Technology
An agency within the US department of commerce that promotes economic growth through the application of technology, measurement and standards.
National Physical Laboratory
National measurement standards laboratory for the UK.
NIOSH
Abbreviation of National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
NIST
Abbreviation of National Institute for Standards and Technology.
NPL
Abbreviation of National Physical Laboratory.
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
OSHA
Abbreviation of Occupational Safety & Health Administration.
W3C
Abbreviation for the World Wide Web Consortium.
World Wide Web Consortium
Organisation that produces standards for the world wide web.

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