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Professional Organizations

  1. Mar 18, 2007 #1


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    Does anyone know of any websites that have a list of professional organizations within the engineering and science industry? Particularly, I'm looking for an organization related to physics. I know of the major ones in mathematics (MAA, AMS, etc.) as well as computer science (ACS, etc.), but I don't know any organizations in physics, chemistry, engineering, etc..

    Any help is greatly appreciated.
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  3. Mar 18, 2007 #2


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    How about the American Physical Society - www.aps.org[/url] ? Or the American Institute of Physics - [url]http://www.aip.org/[/URL].

    Then there are numerous technical socities like

    IEEE - [url]www.ieee.org[/url] - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

    AIAA - [url]www.aiaa.org[/url] - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    ASME - [url]www.asme.org[/url] - American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    ASCE - [url]www.asce.org[/url] - American Society of Civil Engineers

    SAE - [url]www.sae.org[/url] - Society of Automotive Engineers (which interestingly keeps the AMS specifications)

    ASM International - [url]www.asminternational.org[/url] - for materials

    TMS - [url]www.tms.org[/url] - The Metallurgical Society - for metals, mining, refining, and processing.

    ANS - [url]www.ans.org[/url] - The American Nuclear Society

    ASTM - [url]www.astm.org[/url] - American Society for Testing and Materials

    I belong to several of them.
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  4. Mar 18, 2007 #3
    Physics: American Physical Society (APS), American Nuclear Society (ANS), American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)

    Engineering has the IEEE and along with a plethora of societies for different focuses within engineering.

    Chem has the American Chemical Society (ACS)- only one I know of.
  5. Mar 18, 2007 #4


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    Thanks for the direction y'all. Much appreciated!
  6. Mar 18, 2007 #5


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    Astronuc listed some of them, but there are more (AREA, AASHTO, NAPA, NCAT, AISC, ACI, ...).
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