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ASME Y14.38

Abbreviations and Acronyms for Use in Product Definition and Related Documents

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Organization: ASME
Publication Date: 1 January 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 179
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The abbreviations and acronyms, hereinafter referred to as "abbreviations," listed in this Standard are used on engineering drawings and related documentation.

Purpose

The intent of this Standard is to allow the use of approved abbreviations in lieu of the use of complete words or terminology. Abbreviations defined by this Standard need not be additionally defined by the using drawing or related document. It is not the intent of this Standard to include abbreviations defined or established in other standards such as those for scientific terms and notations. However, an exception is made for those abbreviations that have widespread use and recognition, for example, AM for amplitude modulation, and FM for frequency modulation (radio).

Document History

ASME Y14.38
January 1, 2019
Abbreviations and Acronyms for Use in Product Definition and Related Documents
The abbreviations and acronyms, hereinafter referred to as “abbreviations,” listed in this Standard are used on engineering drawings and related documentation. Purpose The intent of this Standard...
January 1, 2007
Abbreviations and Acronyms for Use on Drawings and Related Documents
The abbreviations and acronyms, hereinafter referred to as "abbreviations," listed in this Standard are used on engineering drawings and related documentation. Purpose The intent of this Standard...
January 1, 2002
ADDENDA to ASME Y14.38-1999 Abbreviations and Acronyms
The abbreviations and acronyms, hereinafter referred to as "abbreviations," listed in this Standard are used on engineering drawings and related documentation.
November 19, 1999
Abbreviations and Acronyms
SCOPE AND PURPOSE The abbreviations and acronyms, hereinafter referred to as "abbreviations," listed in this Standard are used on engineering drawings and related documentation.
January 1, 1989
Abbreviations for Use on Drawings and in Text
This standard establishes abbreviations for words and terms on drawings and in engineering and scientific writing. Purpose The purpose is to establish standard abbreviations rather than to promote...
January 1, 1972
ABBREVIATIONS FOR USE ON DRAWINGS AND IN TEXT (REVISION OF Z10.1-1941 AND Z32.13-1950) (R 1984)
This standard establishes abbreviations for words and terms on drawings and in engineering and scientific writing. Purpose. The purpose is to establish standard abbreviations rather than to promote...

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