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Library Resources for Drexel Smart House Project

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.

What resources the Senior Design Team used that Win $75,000 Phase II EPA Funding?

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:

Appropriate Technology Library on DVD

The Appropriate Technology Library is 150,000 pages of full text and graphics from 1050 books covering all areas of village-level and do-it-yourself technology--all on 27 CD-ROM’s or 4 DVD’s.

Alliance for Minority Participation Project for Alternative Energy Sources

Books

Click on the links below to see what books are available in the library in some key areas related to Alternative Energy Sources.

Solar Energy
Nuclear Energy

Knovel K-News and Interactive tutorials

Knovel K-News features instructional tips on how to find specific data or information using online scientific and technical books availble through 'Knovel: Engineering & Scientific Online References' database.

Bicycle Highway - Freshman Engineering Experience

Bicycle Highway, Freshman Engineering Experience

Thermodex

Electronic References

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