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Produced by Engineering Information Inc. (Ei) is the most comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering information database in the world, with over 3 million summaries of journal articles and conference proceedings, and 220,000 new additions every year.

Key Features

You'll find the citations, abstracts, and indexing (words Ei uses to describe the content of a document) of the world's engineering literature. Primarily, this literature comes from journal articles and conference proceedings, although technical reports are also included. Type and Number of Publications: There are approximately 5000 sources covered, with about 250,000 records from those sources added to the database each year.

Subject Coverage

Mechanical, Civil, Environmental, Electrical, Structural, Process, Materials Science, Solid State Physics and Superconductivity, Bioengineering, Energy, Chemical, Optics, Air and Water Pollution, Solid Waste Management, Hazardous Waste, Road Transportation and Transportation Safety. Besides Applied Engineering, coverage also extends to Manufacturing, Quality Control, and Engineering Management Issues.


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