Materials Science



Coverage: 1884-present. Subject areas include nuclear technology, bioengineering, transportation, chemical and process engineering, light and optical technology, agricultural engineering and food technology, computers and data processing, applied physics, electronics and communications, control, civil, mechanical, materials, petroleum, aerospace and automotive engineering.

Engineered materials abstracts (Article Database)

Coverage: 1986-current; updated monthly. Contains citations taken from 1,300 journals, dissertations, government reports, conference proceedings and books regarding the research, manufacturing practices, properties and applications of polymers, ceramics, and composites.

IHS Specs & standards

Includes full-text up to date standards from the American Society for Testing and Materials, Underwriters Laboratories, and International Telecommunication Union.


Includes a wealth of chemical information from chemistry and chemical engineering reference works. Available via the Web, CHEMnetBASE includes information from the Combined Chemical Dictionary, The Handbook ofChemistry & Physics, Polymers: A Property Database, and Properties of Organic Compounds.

Computers & applied sciences complete

"Computers & Applied Sciences Complete (CASC) covers the spectrum of the applied sciences, representing knowledge on traditional engineering challenges and providing material for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology. CASC provides indexing and abstracting for more than 1,300 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources. Full Text is also available for more than 500 periodicals. Subject areas include the many engineering disciplines, computer theory, and new technologies"--Database description screen.

Materials business file

Materials Business File focuses on industry news, international trade data, government regulations and management issues related to the metals and materials industries. Citations for this database are pulled from 2,000 journals, plus patents, dissertations, government reports, conference proceedings, and books indexed by expert editors from Materials Information.

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