American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Definition - What does American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) mean?

American Society of Mechanical Engineers is a non-profit society that focus on various engineering disciplines such as collaboration, career enrichment, skill development and knowledge sharing. It is a professional association that promotes science and practice of multidisciplinary engineering modules across the globe. It was founded by an engineering society located in North America thus the name American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). It holds a number of technical conferences and white collar development courses.

Petropedia explains American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers follows the oldest standards of developing organizations in America. It generates nearly 500 codes and standards which include variant technical areas like elevators, pipelines, power plant components, etc. The largest ASME standard is known as boiler and pressure vessel code. It defines specific set of rules for installation, fabrication and design of pressure vessels and boilers. Moreover, it runs the student professional development conference that allow students to build a network with engineers and host contestants. The society has over 145,000 members and is spread in 158 countries worldwide.

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