Engineering

RSMeans CostWorks

Description

Institutional login & password required.

Online access to the complete RSMeans Library including over 85,000 unit prices, 25,000 building assemblies and 42,000 facilities repair and remodeling costs covering every category of construction.

Construction Cost Estimator: powerful estimating tools to customize, save, share, or export estimates with ease and avoid creating or updating cost estimates manually.

Square Foot Estimator: a user-friendly tool for anyone who needs rapid budget cost estimates in the office, with a client, or in the field.

May not work well in the Chrome browser.

Type
Database
Coverage
Began ca. 2008.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11227
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

ASM Alloy Phase Diagrams Center

Alternative Titles
American Society for Metals Alloy Phase Diagrams Center
Description
The ASM Alloy Phase Diagrams Center allows subscribers to explore, search and view more than 32,500 binary and ternary phase diagrams and associated phase data for more than 6200 systems from their Web browsers.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11211
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Catalysis and Catalysed Reactions

Description
A monthly bulletin containing around 200 graphical abstracts each month, indexed by reaction under study and by catalytic method. It covers all areas of catalysis research, including homogeneous, heterogeneous and biocatalysis with emphasis on current growth areas such as chiral catalysts, polymerisation catalysts, enzymatic catalysts and clean catalytic methods. Each item is indexed by and can be searched in the following fields: Authors, Products, Reactants and Catalysts, Catalyst Type and Reaction Type.
Type
Database
Coverage
2002-present.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11147
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Automotive News Data Center

Description
This resource gives access to automobile production and sales data from Automotive News, including vehicle production numbers, sales, sales prices, and dealer incentives. Login is required and restricted to University of Michigan users. Use is limited to one simultaneous user. Find data reports under the "data" tab.
Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11101
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

SPIE E-Books

Alternative Titles
Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers
Description

Online source for three valuable series of SPIE Press titles in optics and photonics: * SPIE Press Monographs are authoritative reference books, textbooks, and handbooks. * Tutorial Texts cover fundamental and emerging topics at introductory and intermediate levels. * Field Guides present key information that students and practicing engineers and scientists need in a concise format. SPIE eBooks launched with 120 books in January 2010; 15 to 20 new titles and editions will be added during the year. As new books are published, they will be available in SPIE eBooks first.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
E-books from 1991 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10945
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

ACS Symposium Series

Alternative Titles
American Chemical Society (ACS) Symposium Series
ACS Symposium
Advances in Chemistry
Description

Full text of titles from the ACS Symposium Series and the Advances in Chemistry Series.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Varies by title.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10717
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Material ConneXion Database

Description

Material ConneXion offers access to an eclectic and constantly growing collection of over 7,000 innovative materials and processes. The database is searchable by over 100 specific criteria within the categories of Processing, Sustainability, Usage, and Physical Properties. Manufacturer information and access is provided. A subset of the items in the database is displayed in the Art, Architecture and Engineering Library's Materials Collection.

Type
Database
Coverage
We are a resource for all disciplines of design development, including: Architecture, Interior Design, Packaging Design, Retail Design, Industrial Design, Fashion, Apparel & Footwear, Exhibition Design, Textile Design, Landscape Architecture, and Transportation Design.####Our libraries include the largest selection of sustainable materials and the only Cradle to Cradle materials library in the world: Polymers, Ceramics, Glass, Metals, Cement-based materials, Natural Materials, Carbon-based materials, and Processes.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10691
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

ASCE Library

Alternative Titles
ASCE Research Library
Description

The ASCE Research Library is a comprehensive online tool for locating articles of interest across all disciplines of civil engineering. The Research Library provides you with unprecedented access to ASCE Books, ASCE Standards, and more than 40,000 full-text papers from ASCE Journals and Proceedings published - that's over 400,000 pages! Approximately 4,000 new papers will be added each year.

To find the full text of books and standards, look for the "complete book PDF" link in the blue bar above the book record.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
The Research Library includes ASCE Conference Proceedings beginning in 1998, and all 30 ASCE Journal and Periodical volumes published since 1995. Technical and professional interest areas include:#### * Aerospace## * Architectural## * Coastal and Ocean## * Computing in Civil Engineering## * Construction## * Energy## * Engineering Mechanics## * Environmental## * Geotechnical## * Hydraulic## * Infrastructure## * Materials## * Management## * Professional Issues## * Structural## * Transportation## * Urban Planning## * Water Resources
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10673
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Science Accelerator

Description
The Science Accelerator empowers you to search, via a single query, important information resources of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) scientific and technical information. These resources contain the results of DOE research and development (R&D) projects and programs, descriptions of R&D projects under way or recently completed, major R&D accomplishments, and recent research of interest to DOE.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by database.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10535
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section II

Alternative Titles
2007 ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section II - Materials
Description

The International Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code establishes rules of safety governing the design, fabrication, and inspection of boilers and pressure vessels. The content is full-text searchable.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
2007 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10435
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

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