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Engineering Case Studies Online is a collection of primary resources, including documents, videos, images, and testimonies that can be used to understand the causes and impacts of engineering failures. Important engineering cases including Apollo 13, Chernobyl, the Hyatt Regency walkway, space shuttle Challenger, the Tacoma Narrows bridge, the Titanic, and TWA flight 800.
1969-present. Citations and abstracts. Most comprehensive coverage of scientific and technical engineering research, covering all engineering disciplines; began as Engineering Index in 1896. Over 5000 international sources, including journals, conference proceedings, book chapters, etc.
Google Scholar searches across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. PLEASE NOTE: Google Scholar does not search all of Stony Brook's subscription databases.
1998 - present. SAE Technical Papers are written and peer-reviewed by experts in the automotive, aerospace, and commercial vehicle industries. They provide technical content for all forms of ground, air and space vehicle technology.
(Note: does not currently support Internet Explorer 9.) Includes SCIENCE CITATION INDEX EXPANDED (1900 - present ), SOCIAL SCIENCES CITATION INDEX EXPANDED (1956 - present), and ARTS & HUMANITIES CITATION INDEX (1975 - present). All subjects are covered. Indexes articles from almost 10,000 journals as well as the citations in the articles indexed. Recent years include abstracts.
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esp@cenet from the European Patent Office permits searching of more than 60 million patents using limited fields, keywords, IPC, and ECLA from 82 countries. PDF format is available for many international patent documents. Here is the advanced web site: http://worldwide.espacenet.com/advancedSearch?locale=en_EP
1993-present. Citations only. Indexes proceedings of every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop, and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. Contains in each record a list of the papers presented.
Date coverage varies, back to 1887. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary database. Covers over 6100 fulltext journals, 5100 peer reviewed journals, and indexing for over 10,000 journals. Non-journal publications are also indexed.
Date coverage varies. Fulltext. Over 10,000 news, business, and legal sources. News coverage includes deep backfiles and up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
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