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Engineering rules : global standard setting since 1880 / JoAnne Yates, Craig N. Murphy.

By: Yates, JoAnne, 1951- [author].
Contributor(s): Murphy, Craig [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Hagley library studies in business, technology, and politics: Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2019Description: xiv, 421 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781421428895 (hardcover : acidfree paper); 142142889X (hardcover : acidfree paper).Subject(s): Standards, Engineering -- History | Standards, Engineering
Contents:
The first wave -- Engineering professionalization and private standard setting for industry before 1900 -- Organizing private standard setting within and across borders, 1900 to World War I -- A community and a movement, World War I to the Great Depression -- The second wave -- Decline and revival of the movement, the 1930s to the 1950s -- Standards for a global market, the 1960s to the 1980s -- US participation in international RFI/EMC standardization, World War II through the 1980s -- The third wave -- Computer networking ushers in a new era in standard setting, 1980s to 2000s -- The development of a W3C standard: WebCrypto API, 2012-2017 -- Voluntary standards for quality management and social responsibility since the 1980s.
List(s) this item appears in: Dana Research Centre and Library - New acquisitions - August 2019
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Science & Technology Studies Collection 62:93 YATES (Browse shelf) Available 2402381892

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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