Granta Materials Database (via CES EduPack)
From the publisher: "Granta CES EduPack includes the Materials and Processes Database - browsable information covering engineering materials (ceramics, metals and alloys, composites, polymers and elastomers....) and processes (shaping, joining, surface treatment). For each material or process, the database contains descriptive text, explanatory images, and technical, economic and eco properties." Also, you can review the world of materials and use the software to identify the best materials for your purpose.
For access, contact OIR Help Desk: x4648 or HelpDesk@philau.edu and ask them to download the software from CES EduPack to your computer. Please note that all public computers in Gutman Library have this program already installed. Not compatible with Mac.
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Getting Starting. Exploring the Library's Book Collection
Books can be a starting point for understanding a subject being written about for a research assignment--books can provide a basis for understanding research articles (the concepts, the mathematics, etc.).
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Getting Started. Exploring the Research
Engineering databases can retrieve journal articles that delve more deeply into an engineering area. The library subscribes to some databases that are broad in their coverage, others that are quite specific.
Databases + Descriptions
Library Liasion to Business, Engineering, Textile Design,
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