This is a guide to some of the information and data concerning the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the clean-up efforts. A digital library containing many more documents and sources is under development.
Engineering Library Instruction blog
QUAKELINE is a bibliographic database covering information on earthquakes, earthquake engineering, natural hazard and disaster mitigation, and related topics
The Drexel Smart House is a unique multidisciplinary project working toward the goal of creating a building that functions like a home and serves as a laboratory to continually conduct research on innovations to the home experience. Through student-led (undergraduate and graduate from all colleges and majors) research and design, the Drexel Smart House will explore the areas of health and wellness, environmental interactions, efficiency, entertainment and communications.
The Development of Precast Exposed Aggregate Concrete Cladding: The Legacy of John J. Earley and the Implications for Preservation Philosophy
This thesis seeks to explore the development of a building material with regards to its durability and production. It does so in the examination of the advances in material understanding and technique with regards to a unique twentieth century material – precast exposed aggregate concrete. Tested, refined and later patented by craftsman John J.
Scitopia.org is a free federated vertical search that lets you explore the research most cited in scholarly work and patents in a single click.
Wind, Solar Could Play Bigger Roles in Future US Energy Mix
"U.S. climate change legislation now before Congress would mandate that by 2020, 15 to 20 percent of the nation's electricity supply would come from renewable sources like wind and solar.
Currently wind and solar contribute only about 2 percent, with hydropower providing an additional 6 percent.
The new report examines the potential of wind and solar electricity in the United States
Can these renewable sources meet the nation's energy needs?
The database collects information from buildings around the world, ranging from homes and commercial interiors to large buildings and even whole campuses and neighborhoods.
The senior design team of Eric Eisele, Courtney Reid, Dan Pugh, Sarah Byrnes, and Charlie Woods was awarded a Phase II People, Prosperity, and Planet Award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). See Senior Design Team wins EPA funding for more details.
Eric and his team used several Library resources over a period of time. These include: