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Explore our Chemistry Software guide for information on accessing and using:
- ChemDraw - draw 2D molecules, reactions and biological structures for use in your work
- Chem3D - produce colourful 3D chemical structures for use in your work. You can import 2D ChemDraw structures and convert them to 3D
- Signals Notebook - web-based lab notebook for storing and sharing methodology and data
- Cambridge Structural Database - huge structures database including software for manipulating the data
- CrystalMaker - includes programs for building, visualising and manipulating molecular and crystal structures
Essential reference for Chemical Engineers
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
Covers all areas of the chemical industry and allied fields including properties, manufacturing, and uses of chemicals and materials, processes, and engineering principles, dealing with current research, emerging technologies and economic aspects. Environmental and health concerns are also covered.
Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry
Covers all areas of industrial chemistry including: inorganic and organic chemicals, advanced materials, pharmaceuticals, polymers and plastics, metals and alloys, biotechnology and biotechnological products, food chemistry, process engineering and unit operations, analytical methods, and environmental protection.
Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook
Also known as 'The Chemical Engineer's Bible', currently in its 8th edition, the Library has both print and electronic copies of this essential reference work for Chemical Engineering, covering everything from physical properties to process economics.
Comprehensive Membrane Science and Engineering
This 4 volume reference e-book covers every aspect of membrane science and technology - theory, economics and applications.
Handbook Of Porous Materials: Synthesis, Properties, Modeling And Key Applications
A 4-volume electronic modern reference work exploring porous materials: synthesis, manufacturing; characterization, simulation; separations, applications; energy conversion and storage.
E-book packages for Chemical Engineers
You can search for and access e-book titles like any other book using the Library Catalogue. Accessing e-book content via the links below will give you extra search options; for example, the ability to look for a specific keyword or phrase in the full-text of an e-book.
For engineering data e-books explore Patents, Standards and Data.
You are not generally permitted to systematically download or print more than one chapter or 5% of an e-book.
CRC Press ‘Energy and Clean Technology NetBase’
E-book collection covering more than 400 energy and clean technology titles published by CRC from 2000 to 2017. Topics include alcoholic fuels, green chemistry, renewable technologies and much more. All titles can also be found in the Library catalogue or the Taylor & Francis website (after signing-in via Shibboleth).
CRC Press 'Water NetBase'
More than 300 water science e-books published by CRC up to and including 2013.Topics covered include water analysis, treatment, wastewater remediation and much more. All titles can be found in the Library catalogue or the Taylor & Francis website (after signing-in via Shibboleth).
Provides online access to publications and statistics from the OECD Organisation for Economic Development, IEA (International Energy Agency), NEA (Nuclear Energy Agency), OECD Development Centre and ITF (International Transport Forum). Note: IEA datasets are available via the UK Data Service
MIT Open Courseware - Chemical Engineering
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) provides access online to its learning materials for Chemical Engineering and other courses - featuring syllabus, lecture notes, assignments, links and more.
Access to many subscribed e-books from Elsevier's Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science collections.
Access to over 73,000 electronic books from Springer's Science and Engineering collections.