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The Materials Project

The Materials Project is a open science initiative that makes available a huge database of computed materials properties for all materials researchers. By computing properties of all known materials, the Materials Project aims to remove guesswork from materials design in a variety of applications. Experimental research can be targeted to the most promising compounds from computational data sets. Researchers will be able to data-mine scientific trends in materials properties.

Body Synthetic - Cardiovascular Engineering, Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Mechanics

Information resources for Cardiovascular Engineering, Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Mechanics related subject areas. Plagiarism

Books Click on the links below to see what books are available in the library in some key areas related to Cardiovascular Engineering, Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Mechanics

Mechanical Engineering - Materials Engineering Senior Design

Books Click on the links below to see what books are available in the library in some key areas

To find additional books on, search in our online catalog using Advanced Keyword searching. 

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 ‘Biorobotic Fish’ 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.
  • Try Summon for quick search. For more in depth search, explore the resources below.

Electrical and Computer Engineering - Computer Science Senior Design

Recommended information resources for Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering Senior Design projects

Groupwork Survival Guide

When you work in a group, you can accomplish more than you would if you were just learning on your own. Your group members may have some skills or knowledge that you don’t have. And you will find that you, too, have knowledge and skills that compliment your group members. Furthermore, group work will help you learn how to play well with others – that’s super important to anyone in the working world. If you can figure out how to leverage your teammates’ abilities with your own, you can succeed in any team environment in the work world

Books Click on the links below to see what books are available in the library in some key areas related to Electrical and Computer Engineering Search by Keyword:

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To find additional books, search in our online catalog using Advanced Keyword Searching and using appropriate research keywords. 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 ‘Integrated Satellite Antenna’ 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.
  • Try Summon for quick search. For more in depth search, explore the resources below.

Engineering 101-102-103 resources for freshman design projects

Key engineering resources

Video Tutorials

There are important resources including print and electronic books,  several engineering databases, research guides and blogs available from the Library's web site. These are listed below:

Books
Click on the links below to see what books are available in the library in some key areas:

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Senior Design Resources

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Senior Design, Senior Seminar, Codes, Sites and Case Studies, Scholarly articles

For information on how to find scholarly lierature from various electronic databases,
see:
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Senior Seminar
See also: Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Blog

Codes and Regulations: Important resources in locating codes and regulations necessary for your design project:
Books on codes in the Library:

Building codes illustrated : a guide to understanding the 2006 International building code
Residential & light commercial construction standards : the all-in-one, authoritative reference compiled from : major building codes, recognized trade custom, industry standards.
Specifying interiors : a guide to construction and FF&E for residential and commercial interiors projects / Maryrose McGowan ; drawings by Kelsey Kruse.
The BOCA national building Architectural building codes : a graphic reference

To find additional books, search in our online catalog at Advanced Keyword searching using appropriate keywords related to your topic of interest.

See also Finding Building Codes using library resources for more information on finding online versions of codes such as BOCA, ICC or NFPA.

MAD CAD gives access to comprehensive state and local codes to meet architectural, engineering and educational solutions. See Philadelphia's Licenses and Inspections site for city's codes and regulations documents.

ILI Standards Infobase The ILI standards database is a bibliographic standards database. It covers over 600,000 worldwide standards. Over 250 major Standards issuing authorities are covered, from the US, Europe, the international bodies ISO and IEC to Japan and Australia. Any ASTM standards can also be requested through ILI Standards Infobase.

See also: U.S. Department of Energy: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: Energy Codes 2007

SMETE Digital Library - a collection of collections – a community of communities

The SMETE Digital Library is a dynamic online library and portal of services by the SMETE Open Federation for teachers and students. Here you can access a wealth of teaching and learning materials as well as join this expanding community of science, math, engineering and technology explorers of all ages.

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