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Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Research: Encyclopedias & Handbooks

Last Updated: Jun 10, 2024 2:09 PM

Online Encyclopedias

  • Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering
    Major resource containing over 350 peer reviewed articles and more than 2,000 tables, figures, and illustrations.

  • Encyclopedia of Materials Science & Technology
    Eleven-volume encyclopedia providing comprehensive coverage of topics in materials science and technology with a particular focus on functional phenomena, structural phenomena, fundamental core theory, structural materials, polymers and materials chemistry, and functional materials.

  • Comprehensive Biomaterials II, 2nd edition
    Seven-volume online encyclopedia that addresses the current status of nearly all biomaterials in the field, their strengths and weaknesses, their future prospects, appropriate analytical methods and testing, device applications and performance, emerging candidate materials as competitors and disruptive technologies, research and development, regulatory management, commercial aspects, and applications, including medical applications.

  • Encyclopedia of Vibration
    Three-volume encyclopedia covering everything from basic vibration theory to ultrasonics, from both fundamental and applied standpoints. Areas covered include vibrations in machines, buildings and other structures, vehicles, ships, and aircraft, as well as human response to vibration.

  • Encyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources
    This encyclopedia provides a description of the fundamental design and function of different types of electrochemical power sources, as well as the materials and components used in their construction and manufacture.

  • Encyclopedia of Thermal Packaging, Volumes 1-6
    This six-volume encyclopedia covers the techniques, tools, applications, and configurations of electronic thermal packaging.

  • Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology
    Five-volume encyclopedia focusing on the major classes of nanomaterials in terms of their synthesis, structure, and applications.

Selected Online Handbooks

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