Top 5 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Resources

The links below represent the top five research sources in your discipline, as selected by the UCSD Library. Need help with your research? Ask a librarian!

Compendex
1884-present. Engineering Index is best for locating articles in aerospace, civil, structural, mechanical engineering. Also covers biomedical, ocean, coastal, chemical, electrical, computer engineering, and nanotechnology.

INSPEC
1898-present. Indexes articles in physics, geophysics, astronomy, computers, information technology, electronics, biomedical, control, electrical & ocean engineering, acoustics. Also good for conference proceedings & IEEE standards.

Web of Science
1900-present. Indexes 6,000 key science journals—an excellent place to start looking for articles. Search by author, keyword, organization and cited reference. Create citation alerts to get weekly notices when new, relevant citations are added.

ENGnetBASE: Engineering Electronic Library
Search and read full text of over 1800 engineering handbooks in all branches of engineering.

Knovel
Search/browse 1,400+ science and engineering encyclopedias, handbooks, texts, and databases. Advanced features include numerical range searching and interactive graphs and tables. Excellent resource for chemical & physical property data.

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