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MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 4M06
Created for 4M06, but will be broadly applicable to most mechanical engineering courses.
Definition: a published document with technical specifications to be used as a rule, guideline, or definition; created for the purpose of ensuring things work safely, behave reliably, and are produced uniformly.
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laws sometimes refer to standards, making compliance mandatory
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