Useful Web links

The following is a list of useful Web links for engineering students:

General Resources

Bolt science
Glossary and tutorials on nuts, screws, bolts and bolting techniques

British Standards Institute (BSI)

Control and robotics
Links to useful websites
 
Design Council

Design Engineering
Information on design news and works, includes job vacancies

Design for manufacture
Links to useful websites for engineering designers
 
EASEIT.Eng
Evaluative and Advisory Support to Encourage Innovative Teaching in Engineering. Helps teachers to select computer-based learning materials

EDN: Engineering Design News

EEVL (Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library)
Major UK academic gateway to quality websites

Engineering Council
Deals with engineering as a profession

Engineering Industries Association

The engineering technology site

ETB: Engineers Toolbox
A freely available collection of advanced online computational and reference modules for professional and student engineers

Eureka magazine

Fundamentals of machine tools

Globalspec.com
Access to electrical, optical and mechanical components; includes technical library with application notes

Institute of Engineering Designers
Includes database of suppliers, details of events, and links

Institute of Mechanical Engineers

Institute of Measurement and Control

Internet Mechanical Engineer
A free teach-yourself tutorial on Internet skills for mechanical engineers

Mechanical Engineering Magazine online


Norgren Pneumatics
Tech faqs and freely downloadable literature about pneumatic engineering
 
Standards institutions
Links to BSI, DIN, ANSI, ISO, etc

Timken
"Techtips" on bearings and bearing assemblies

Tomorrow's World
Online version of the popular BBC science programme

Units of measurement and instrumentation

US Army welding handbook: welding theory and application
Includes glossary of terms

Virtual Training Suite: engineering
Online tutorial designed to teach engineering students how to use the Internet. Also lists many useful engineering websites
 
The Welding Institute
Claims to be "the world's most extensive on-line resource on welding, brazing, soldering, mechanical fastening, surfacing, coating,...etc"

Welding procedures and techniques
Failure analysis, TIG and MIG welding, brazing, soldering, etc
 
Materials:

American Society for Testing and Materials

Details of standards and technical publications

AZoM - The A to Z of Materials
Free access to materials knowledge base and news service for  the engineering, design and materials community
 
British Plastics Federation 

Corrosion source: the corrosion portal
Extensive technical data on corrosion. US-based

EEVL: Materials engineering
Links to quality-assessed websites. Follow materials engineering links
 
Hardness
University of Maryland guide to hardness of materials

Hendrix Group inc
Corrosion and materials reference library, including data, photographs, failure analysis case histories, metallurgy, heat treatment, etc

I
nstitute of Materials
Journal "Materials World" partly available online- Details of the Institute, and careers in materials

Internet Materials Engineer
A free teach-yourself tutorial on Internet skills for materials engineers

Journal of Corrosion Science and Engineering
"The electronic journal for all aspects of corrosion". Research papers and conference proceedings
 
Matweb.com
Database of material properties, including polymers, metals, ceramics, semiconductors, etc. Free access to basic features
 
Monachos: Thermodynamic data for various materials

"Modern Plastics" on the Web
Current issue, searchable archive and links

National Physical Laboratory: Composites Group
Information on test methods, standards, research

NVH materials
Links to information and websites for materials that affect noise, vibration and harshness performance

Penn Manufacturing: plating guidelines
Guidelines on some common plating processes

Principal Metals online
Data on more than 5,000 ferrous and non-ferrous metals

PSIgate materials gateway
Major UK academic gateway to quality websites for materials, plus information on physical sciences

Science Museum 
Guide to Internet resources on materials

Smithsonian Astrophysical Laboratory: online engineering resources
Metals, ceramics and plastics databases

Worldwide composites search engine

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