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Standards: Standards at UC Berkeley

Industry standards

This is a selective list. To find additional standards or to find the most up-to-date library copy, please search in the OskiCat catalog or contact us.

  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). AASHTO specifications.
    Available online via Techstreet Enterprise. UCB access only.
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI). ACI manual of concrete practice.
    TA680.A27 Engineering Library - latest edition in Reference
  • American Institute of Steel Construction.
    • Manual of steel construction: allowable stress design, 9th ed. rev., 1991.
      TA684.A6 1991 Environmental Design Library - Reference
    • Steel construction manual, 14th ed., 2011.
      TA684.A47 2011 Engineering Library - Reserves
    • Manual of steel construction: load and resistance factor design, 2001.
      TA684 .L558 2001 Engineering Library - Reserves
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ANSI standards.
    Selected titles available in various libraries - search OskiCat.
  • American Petroleum Institute (API).
    • API recommended practices (Incomplete).
      TN870.A46 NRLF
    • API specifications (Incomplete).
      TN871.A354 NRLF
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). Annual book of ASTM standards. Current and Redline.
    Online via ASTM Standards Online. UCB access only.
  • American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE). ASAE standards.
    Titles available online via ASAE Technical Library. UCB access only.
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). ASCE standards.
    Most titles available in Engineering Library - search OskiCat.
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). ASHRAE standards.
    Current and redline standards available online via Techstreet Enterprise. UCB access only. 
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
  • American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM).
    • ASTM Digital Library   UCB access only.
      1930-present
      Access to full text of all ASTM International publications including books, symposia papers, technical publications, and journals. Also includes access to the ASTM Standards collection (redline and active standards).
  • American Water Works Association (AWWA). Standard methods for the examination of water and wastewater.
    QD142.A6 Engineering Library - Reserve
  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute. Manual of standard practice.
    TA683.42.C64 v.28 Engineering Library
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). IEEE standards.
    Titles available online via IEEE Xplore. UCB access only.
  • Internet Society (ISOC). Internet standards.
    Titles available online via RFC-Editor.
  • National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE). NACE International book of standards, 2000.
    TA462.N37 2000 Engineering Library - Reference
  • National Information Standards Organization (NISO).
    • NISO Standards.
      Selected titles available online via techstreet.
    • NISO Standards.
      Selected titles available in Doe Library - search OskiCat.
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
    • Online via SAE Mobilus. UCB access only. Includes:
      • Ground Vehicle Standards (current)
      • Aerospace Standards (current)
      • Aerospace Material Specifications (current)

International standards

  • International Atomic Energy Agency.
    Recent titles available full-text online via IAEA Publications.
  • International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). 
    Selected titles available in print in various libraries - search OskiCat.
    Selected standards available online via Techstreet Enterprise. UCB access only. 
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO). International standards.
    Selected titles available in print in various libraries - search OskiCat.
    Selected standards available online via Techstreet Enterprise. UCB access only. 
  • RILEM technical recommendations for the testing and use of construction materials, 1994.
    TA405.I59 1994 Engineering Library - Reference

Military standards

  • U.S. Department of Defense. Military standards and specifications.
    Titles available online via ASSIST.

Purchase Request

UC Berkeley faculty and graduate students may request individual standards not currently owned by the Library. Contact the Engineering Library to request a purchase.