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Appropriate Technology Resources for SEED Lab Thailand and Engineers without Borders Projects

EWB-USA supports community-driven development programs worldwide by collaborating with local partners to design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences and responsible leaders. Our 13,800 members work with communities to find appropriate solutions for water supply, sanitation, energy, agriculture, civil works, structures and information systems.

Here are some resources available to help you find information on projects related to Appropriate Technology.

Sustainable Engineering and Entrepreneurship for Development Lab Receives Gates Foundation Grant 

The Grand Challenge Explorations initiative, which funds innovative global health and development research, will help the team continue its work to create transformative farming tools for female smallhold farmers in Thailand. - See more at: http://drexel.edu/now/news-media/releases/archive/2013/November/ThaiHarvestGates/#sthash.QUYXHKyl.dpuf

The Grand Challenge Explorations initiative, which funds innovative global health and development research, will help the team continue its work to create transformative farming tools for female smallhold farmers in Thailand.

The Grand Challenge Explorations initiative, which funds innovative global health and development research, will help the team continue its work to create transformative farming tools for female smallhold farmers in Thailand. - See more at: http://drexel.edu/now/news-media/releases/archive/2013/November/ThaiHarvestGates/#sthash.QUYXHKyl.dpuf

Books

Click on the links below to see what books are available in the library in some key areas related to Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Nanotechnology.

To find additional books, search in our online catalog using Advanced Keyword Searching and using appropriate research keywords.

Books on DVD

Electronic Books Click on the links below to access electronic books (Access only to Drexel faculty and students) You can access full book chapters using electronic book collections such as ebrary, ENGnetBASE,  Knovel, MATERIALSnetBASE, and MECHANICALnetBASE.

Engineering Databases

Using Summon:

Using Summon: Try Summon to find books, articles and more. See also What is Summon? How can I use it?

  • Click on Articles & More Tab in the Library Home page
  • For example, type ‘Wind Storm Protection’ and click on Search Library link.
  • Refine your search results by selecting an option from the left column. For example, select ‘ebook’ option. You will see a listing with links to  electronic books.

Sample articles on Rice Farming in Thailand  and  Thai Rice agriculture and weeding using Summon.

Use databases below to find scholarly journal articles on the topic of your research project

Interdisciplinary Databases

Data and other Information Sources

 

Web Resources

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