Engineering Research and Development

Authoritative Content

Content Providers

Knovel continually expands its global network of publishing partnerships to ensure users have access to the breadth and depth of engineering content they need to find answers fast. Knovel has a sound content selection methodology to provide the most relevant information from the most authoritative sources. Knovel has over 100 content partners, including the following:

AASHTO - The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is the voice for transportation and a catalyst for organizational and technical excellence. AASHTO advocates transportation-related policies and provides technical services to support states in their efforts to efficiently and safely move people and goods.

AIAA - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

AIAA has earned an international reputation as the preeminent publisher of cutting-edge aerospace books and journals, and the leading source of aerospace industry archives, dating back to the early 1900s. Over the past eight decades, AIAA and its predecessor organizations have published over 300 books and almost 200,000 technical articles. AIAA's current publications include seven technical journals, a magazine, three book series, national and international standards documents, a growing number of e-books and other electronic products, and a full-service, interactive Web site.

AICHE - The American Institute of Chemical Engineers

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers is the world's leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 40,000 members from 93 countries. AIChE serves those in core process industries as well as emerging areas, such as nanobiotechnology. From the AIChE, Knovel hosts content from The Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) as well as The Design Institute for Physical Properties (DIPPR).

AGI - American Geosciences Institute

The American Geosciences Institute was founded in 1948, under a directive of the National Academy of Sciences, as a network of associations representing geoscientists with a diverse array of skills and knowledge of our planet. The Institute provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in our profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society's use of resources, resilience to natural hazards, and the health of the environment. AGI is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to serving the geoscience community and addressing the needs of society. AGI headquarters are in Alexandria, Virginia.



AMACOM, the book division of the American Management Association, publishes non-fiction books on business, management, leadership, HR, project management, quality management, supply chain, communications, career growth, personal development, marketing, sales, customer service, and finance. AMACOM authors are experts in their fields—world-class educators, successful executives, business owners, trainers, consultants, and journalists—all eager to share their insights and techniques with a broad audience.

AOCS - The American Oil Chemists' Society

The American Oil Chemists' Society is a global professional scientific society for all individuals and corporations with interest in the fats, oils, surfactants, detergents and related materials fields. The AOCS aims to be the driving force behind all educational materials, technical products and services, which are produced with the help of the AOCS Membership.

ASCE - The American Society of Civil Engineers

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is the world leader in civil engineering information. Current e-books include proceedings, manuals, committee reports, and monographs under the ASCE Press imprint.


The ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is an international organization of 51,000 persons. ASHRAE aims to advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education.

ASM International

ASM International, The Materials Society is world renowned, for practical information and data about the selection, processing, performance, and analysis of structural materials. Through a network of 36,000 members worldwide, ASM provides authoritative information and knowledge on materials and processes, from the structural to the nanoscale.

ASM Press

ASM Press, the book publishing division of the American Society for Microbiology, offers a broad selection of texts, references, monographs, and general interest titles in the microbiological sciences.

ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), founded in 1880, is a not-for-profit professional organization that promotes the art, science and practice of mechanical and multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences throughout the world. The ASME aims to better enable mechanical engineering practitioners to contribute to the well-being of humankind.


ASPE is the only professional organization devoted to the training and certification of plumbing engineers and designers. ASPE and its 6,200 worldwide members are dedicated to protecting the health, welfare, and safety of the public through the dissemination of technical data and information to expand the base of knowledge among plumbing engineers, designers, contractors, code officials, inspectors, and manufacturers.

ASQ Quality Press

ASQ Quality Press is the world's leading publisher of quality related books, offering resources for every level of quality professional—from quality new-comers to quality experts—across a vast array of industries. Our customers expect the most up-to-date, accurate, and insightful information available, and we take great strides to assure that our books are of the highest quality. Each book published by Quality Press is meticulously reviewed by experts in the field, assuring that all information is accurate and each book meets our readers' professional needs and expectations.

ASTM International

ASTM International, originally known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), addresses the standardization needs of the global marketplace. ASTM is at the forefront in the use of innovative technology to help its members do standards development work, while also increasing the accessibility of ASTM International standards to the world.

AusIMM - The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (The AusIMM) is a professional association representing over 11,000 professionals working in the global minerals industry. Its role is to maximize opportunities for professionals in the minerals sector through continuing professional development and to represent members on global, national and local issues that affect them and their communities.

AWS - The American Welding Society

The American Welding Society (AWS) was founded in 1919 with a goal to advance the science, technology and application of welding, and allied joining and cutting processes worldwide - including brazing, soldering and thermal spraying. From factory floor to high-rise construction, from military weaponry to home products, AWS leads the way in supporting welding education and technology development and remains the premier global professional society in welding and allied joining and cutting processes.


AWWA is dedicated to advancing public health, safety, and welfare by advocating improving the quality and supply of water in North America and beyond. AWWA members include water and wastewater utilities, engineers, scientists, operators, consultants, manufacturers, service providers, and government representatives.

Battelle Memorial Institute

Battelle conducts research and development, designs, and manufactures products, at major technology centers and national laboratories around the world, and delivers critical services for government and commercial customers.The Metallic Materials Properties Development and Standardization (MMPDS) program, one of many unique programs contracted to Battelle, is a government and industry sponsored program providing critical metallic materials data to the aerospace industry and other metallic materials industry organizations.

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT champions the global IT profession and the interests of individuals engaged in that profession for the benefit of all. We promote wider social and economic progress through the advancement of information technology, science and practice. We bring together industry, academics, practitioners and government to share knowledge, promote new thinking, inform the design of new curricula, shape public policy and inform the public.

BNI Building News

Since 1946, BNi Building News has been the nation's most comprehensive distributor of books, building codes, legal forms and contracts, cost estimating guides and other reference materials for the building trades. As a publisher, BNi works closely with both code developers as well as state and local government agencies to provide the highest level of quality in the preparation and distribution of codes and standards, including the California Electrical Code, the Florida Fire Prevention Code, and the Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction.


Originally founded as the Engineering Standards Committee in London in 1901, British Standards Institution (BSI), the world's first national standards body, has helped embed excellence into the way people and products work by showing businesses how to improve performance, reduce risk and achieve sustainable growth. As a global leader in helping organizations improve, BSI operates in nearly 150 countries worldwide and has produced over 50,000 standard, books, and publications to date.

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) dates from 1534. As a department of the University of Cambridge, its purpose is to further the University's mission by disseminating knowledge in the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Playing a leading role in today's global market place, CUP distributes its products to nearly every country in the world.

Cengage Learning

Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, software and services company for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. The company's products and services are designed to foster academic excellence and professional development, increase student engagement, improve learning outcomes and deliver authoritative information to people whenever and wherever they need it. Through the company's unique position within both the library and academic markets, Cengage Learning is providing integrated learning solutions that bridge from the library to the classroom.

Chemical Publishing Company

Chemical Publishing Company is dedicated to providing scientists, academics, engineers, doctors, and highly skilled professionals with quality literature. Established in 1934, Chemical Publishing is one of the most established STEM science and chemistry publishers with a focus on: Cement Technology, Chemical Formularies, Computational, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Food Science / Food Technology, Formularies, Industrial & Chemical Technology, Medical & Water Technology & Water Treatment.

ChemTec Publishing

ChemTec Publishing contributes to the progress and the application of polymers, plastics, and rubber by delivering the most comprehensive information that fosters advancement in research and application. Its customers work in all sectors in over 70 countries and are served with large library collections that include groundbreaking scientific literature and innovative information retrieval tools such as property modeling software, and on-line editions, all of which enhance the productivity of their users.

CIBSE - The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers is the professional body that exists to 'support the science, art and practice of building services engineering, by providing its members and the public with first class information and education services and promoting the spirit of fellowship which guides our work.' CIBSE is the standard setter and authority on building services engineering, publishing Guidance and Codes which are internationally recognized as authoritative, and sets the criteria for best practice in the profession. CIBSE members belong to a global network of professional support and expertise. CIBSE received its Royal Charter in 1976.

Clarion Technical Publishers

Clarion provides continuing education, training courses, publications, and forums for exchange of ideas and experience with new technologies and developments in the oil & gas, pipeline, process, power, and energy industries. Clarion's products provide knowledge and experience on a continuous worldwide basis.

CRC Press

CRC Press, a premier global publisher of scientific, technical, and medical content, provides essential material for researchers, academics, professionals, and students. CRC Press products include world-class references, handbooks and textbooks as well as its award-winning CRCnetBASE eBook collections. CRC Press is a member of Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business.

The Knovel team sat down with Nora Konopka, Publisher of Engineering and Environmental Sciences at CRC Press -Taylor & Francis Group, to discuss trends and best practices in the field of engineering publishing.

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CSIRO Publishing

CSIRO operates as an independent science and technology publisher with a global reputation for quality products and services. Our publishing program covers a wide range of scientific disciplines, including agriculture, the plant and animal sciences, and environmental management. CSIRO Publishing is a business unit within Australia´s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, CSIRO.


DECHEMA(The Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology) is a non-profit scientific and technical society based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It has more than 5,500 private and institutional members, among them scientists, engineers, companies, organizations and institutes.

De Gruyter

The independent academic publisher De Gruyter can look back at an over 260 year history. Headquartered in Berlin, De Gruyter publishes over 1,300 new titles each year in the humanities, medicine, natural sciences, and law, more than 650 journals, and a broad range of digital media. The Group owns the imprints De Gruyter Akademie Forschung, Birkhäuser, De Gruyter Mouton, De Gruyter Oldenbourg, De Gruyter Open, and De Gruyter Saur.

DEStech Publications

DEStech Publications is a publisher of original books, textbooks, CD-ROMs, Conference Proceedings, and Refereed Journals in advanced technology and engineering. DEStech sells publications around the world through a network of distributors in the following areas: Packaging technology, Nanotechnology, Plastics and Polymers, Food science, Wastewater and Water Treatment and Material Science.


Dunedin Academic Press is an independent academic publisher based in Scotland. Dunedin's publications reflect its origins in Scotland, home to some of the world's top universities and with strong claims to be the birthplace of modern earth sciences. Earth and environmental sciences are a particular strength of a list of books written by authors from across the world and published for university undergraduates and upwards through to professional levels.


Editions Technip

Editions Technip was founded in 1956 by the Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP), an organization reputed throughout the world for its research in the field of oil and gas. Editions Technip publishes on all aspects of the oil and gas industry and related disciplines such as geology, hydrocarbon chemistry, data processing and economics. Its authors are specialists from all branches of the industry, top ranking French universities and research centers.


Among the world's leading publisher of science and health information, Elsevier serves more than 30 million scientists, students, and health and information professionals worldwide. Elsevier delivers world-class information and innovative tools to researchers, students, educators and practitioners worldwide, helping them increase their productivity and effectiveness. Imprints available on Knovel include Academic Press, Butterworth-Heinemann, Gulf Professional, Newnes and William Andrew Publishing/ Noyes.

Emerald Group Publishing

Emerald Group Publishing is a leading independent publisher of global research in Business and Management, with rapidly growing collections in Library Studies, Social Sciences, Transport and Engineering. With over 2,000 books and book series volumes, almost 300 journals, and a range of online resources and support services, Emerald has been the publisher of choice for students, researchers, policy makers and business practitioners for over 40 years.

Energy Institute

The Energy Institute (EI) is the leading chartered professional membership body for the global energy industry, supporting over 16,000 individuals working in or studying energy and 250 energy companies worldwide. The EI provides learning and networking opportunities to support professional development, professional recognition and technical and scientific knowledge resources on energy in all its forms and applications.

Energy Institute Press

Energy Institute Press publishes The Energy Efficiency Manual, the a premier reference and how-to guide for energy conservation and reducing utility costs.

Fairmont Press

Founded in 1973, the Fairmont Press is a multi-national publisher offering professional books and technical journals on energy and facility management topics. Our publications cover energy engineering and management, power generation, alternative energy, energy purchasing, HVAC and lighting efficiency, boiler and steam system optimization, building and plant maintenance, facility operations and management, indoor air quality, cooling and wastewater treatment, and more. The Fairmont Press is also a training provider for the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE).

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Publications are central to FAO's work as over 300 titles per year are published on topics such as hunger and food security, commodity markets, climate change, nutrition, fisheries, forests, rural livelihoods and much more.

FASEB - Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Founded in 1912, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) was originally created by three independent scientific organizations to provide a forum in which to hold educational meetings, develop publications, and disseminate biological research results. What started as a small group of dedicated scientists has grown to be the nation's largest coalition of biomedical researchers, representing over 100,000 researchers from around the world. FASEB is now recognized as the policy voice of biological and biomedical researchers.

Gulf Publishing Company

Formerly a part of Gulf Publishing Company, Gulf Professional Publishing (GPP), now an imprint of Elsevier, is a world leading, multi-media publisher of cutting-edge resources technical and business publications to the oil, gas and chemical industries.

Hanser Publications

Hanser Specialist Publishing Division, a part of Hanser Publications, concentrates its program on content targeted towards engineers and technicians, with a special focus on metalworking, plastics processing, electrical engineering / electronics and information technology, economics, quality assurance and management. One of the world's leading technical publishers with 21 professional magazines and approximately 200 technical-scientific books, Hanser ranks amongst the 10 largest German specialist technical/scientific publishing houses.

Helvetian Press

Helvetian Press was founded in 2010 to publish the scientific books of Thomas E. Creighton. Thus far, nine volumes have been published and one more is in preparation.

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology

The Hobart Institute of Welding Technology is a nonprofit institution dedicated to welding training and education excellence. The Institute educates and trains individuals in the use and application of welding technologies; develops and disseminates welding training and educational material; and conducts certification research and qualifications for the welding industry.

IABSE - The International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering

The International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) is a scientific / technical Association with 4,000 members in 100 countries, counting 48 National Groups worldwide. IABSE deals with all aspects of structural engineering: the planning, design, construction, operation, monitoring and inspection, maintenance, preservation, demolition and dismantling of structures.

ICE Publishing

ICE Publishing is a leading provider of information for engineering and construction professionals and academics worldwide, producing a wide range of publications which share expert advice and best practice for the entire community. Comprehensively covering all subject areas relevant to practicing civil engineers and construction professional across the globe, these publications include technical specifications, case studies, textbooks and large reference books as well as an award winning range of journals.

ICHEME - The Institution of Chemical Engineers

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) is an international professional membership organization for people who have an interest in and relevant experience in chemical engineering. IChemE aims to be the hub for chemical, biochemical and process engineering professionals worldwide.

ICMM - International Council on Metals and Mining

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) was established in 2001 to improve sustainable development performance in the mining and metals industry. Today, it brings together 20 mining and metals companies as well as 31 national and regional mining and global commodity associations.

IET - The Institution of Engineering and Technology

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) aims to promote the general advancement of science, engineering and technology and to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas on these subjects amongst the members of the IET and the general public. The IET achieves public benefit by realizing its Vision of sharing and advancing knowledge throughout the global Science, Engineering and Technology community.

IFIS - International Food Information Service

The International Food Information Service (IFIS) is a leading scientific publisher in food science and related information. IFIS provides flexible information products and services to specifically match the requirements of all types of organization linked to food science, food technology and nutrition.

IGI Global

Founded in 1988, IGI Global is a leading international academic publisher of more than 2,000+ reference books, 150+ journals, encyclopedias, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases. Imprints include Information Science Reference, Business Science Reference, Medical Information Science Reference, Engineering Science Reference, and IGI Publishing.

The Knovel team sat down with Lindsay Johnston, Managing Director at IGI Global, to discuss her team's experience with the Knovel platform, along with a series of quetsions surrounding IGI Global's growth plans, subject areas of interest, the organization's 25th anniversary and the future of engineering.

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Industrial Press

Founded in 1883, Industrial Press' singular mission continues to be the development of premier practical references and books, with a strong focus on engineering, technology, and manufacturing. For example, for over 100 years, Industrial Press has published The Machinery's Handbook, a world-renowned reference commonly considered a bible in the areas of mechanical, manufacturing and industrial engineering.

Information Age Publishing

Information Age Publishing's goal is to develop a comprehensive list of book series, monographs and journals that break down and define specific niches that lack high-level research material in the fields of Education and Management.

ISA - The International Society of Automation

The International Society of Automation helps over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; and publishes books and technical articles.

IT Governance

IT Governance Publishing (ITGP) is the wholly-owned publishing imprint of IT Governance Ltd. The ITGP team works with experienced instructors and expert practitioners to deliver the world's leading books and pocket guides on topics including information security, standards compliance, business continuity, cyber security and change management.


J.J. Keller & Associates

J.J. Keller & Associates is the trusted source for safety and regulatory compliance products and services that help companies reduce risk, increase safety awareness, follow best practices, and stay current with changing transportation, workplace safety, and labor regulations. More than 300,000 companies - including 90% of the Fortune 500 - turn to J.J. Keller & Associates.

J. Ross Publishing

J. Ross Publishing is a leading professional reference publisher focusing in the areas of Business (Project and Operations Management), Finance, Architecture, Engineering, and Environmental Science. Our award-winning technical books and e-products are sold around the world to professionals looking for practical, hands-on solutions that solve real-world problems.

Kogan Page

Kogan Page is the UK & Europe's largest independent business and management books publisher. Founded in 1967, Kogan Page provides over 1000 affordable and practical business books and electronic products for professionals, entrepreneurs and students covering all business needs, including management, HR, finance, transport, logistics, career development, marketing, sales and education.

Management Concepts Press

Management Concepts Press, the publishing division of Management Concepts, offers an array of publications designed to meet your needs in federal acquisition and contracting, federal financial management, leadership, project management and business analysis, and public administration. Advance your career and achieve your performance goals through our newsletters, online resources, books, loose leafs, and CD-ROMs.

Maney Publishing

Maney Publishing is an independent publishing company specializing in academic journals in materials science and engineering, the humanities, and health science. Maney is committed to publishing high quality journals in print and electronic formats that are international in scope and peer-reviewed.


Launched in 1996 "by engineers, for engineers," MatWeb provides Materials professionals with property information from a comprehensive collection of data sheets from metals, polymers, ceramics, and other raw materials. Data from manufacturers, professional societies, and other sources is constantly updated to remain current with the active commercial materials. MatWeb also provides technical data management services to manufacturers and distributors within the materials industry.

Measurement International

Measurement International offers books, papers, tools and other materials that are widely used in business, nonprofit and government organizations to improve the three factors that Measurement International believes are critical to success: strategy, metrics and processes.


MIT Press

The only U.S. based university press devoted to science and technology, The MIT Press is a presence in fields as diverse as economics cognitive science, and computational science, and it has a long-term commitment to both design excellence and the efficient and creative use of new technologies.

NACE International

NACE International is the leader in the corrosion engineering and science community, and is recognized around the world as the premier authority for corrosion control solutions. With more than 60 years of experience in developing corrosion prevention and control standards, NACE International has become the largest organization in the world committed to the study of corrosion.

National Academies Press

The National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year.

NCRP - National Council on Radiation Protection & Measurements

Chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1964, The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements aims to formulate and widely disseminate information, guidance and recommendations on radiation protection and measurements. Its mission encompasses the responsibility to facilitate and stimulate cooperation among organizations concerned with the scientific and related aspects of radiation

New South Books, an imprint of UNSW Press

UNSW Press Ltd, operating since 1962, is a not-for-profit company whose board of directors is appointed by the Council of UNSW. NewSouth Publishing is the publishing arm of the company. Recognized as a leading independent Australian publisher, it produces a range of general, literary and illustrated non-fiction and select scholarly titles across two imprints: NewSouth and UNSW Press.

NGWA - National Ground Water Association

The National Ground Water Association is comprised of more than 13,000 U.S. and international groundwater professionals—contractors, scientists and engineers, equipment manufacturers, and suppliers. Their purpose is to provide guidance for sound scientific, economic, and beneficial development, protection, and management of the world's groundwater resources.

OECD - The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) formulates and promotes policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. OECD provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems, and the resulting recommendations, principles and guidelines cover a broad range of economic, social and environmental issues.

Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. OUP publishes in many countries in a variety of different languages, for all levels, and across virtually the whole range of academic disciplines.


Packt Publishing provides books, eBooks, video tutorials, and articles for IT developers, administrators, and users. Packt books focus on delivering working knowledge, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done.


Since 1910, PennWell Corporation has embraced a mission of transforming diverse information into practical business intelligence for strategic markets worldwide. PennWell is a highly diversified, business-to-business media and information company with 320 profit centers, including 150 print and online magazines and newsletters, 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and an extensive offering of books, maps, websites, research products, digital media, and database services.

PMI - Project Management Institute

The world's leading professional membership organization for project managers, PMI shares knowledge with nearly 500,000 members and credential holders in over 185 countries. Since 1969, PMI has impacted more than one million practitioners, businesses, governments, students and training organizations.

RINA - Royal Institution of Naval Architects

The Royal Institution of Naval Architects is an internationally renowned professional institution whose members are involved in the design, construction, repair and operation of ships, boats and marine structures. Institution enjoys an outstanding reputation for the quality and range of its technical journals, transactions and conference proceedings.

RSC - Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry is the largest organization in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences. Supported by a worldwide network of members and an international publishing business, their activities span education, conferences, science policy and the promotion of chemistry to the public.

The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world's leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. With 49,000 members and a knowledge business that spans the globe, we are the UK's professional body for chemical scientists; a not-for-profit organization with 170 years of history and an international vision for the future. The RSC promotes, supports and celebrates chemistry.

SAE International

SAE International is a global association of more than 138,000 engineers and related technical experts in the automotive, aerospace, and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series. Annually, SAE produces 2,500 technical papers, 9,000 technical standards and 125 to 150 books.

SCI - Steel Construction Institute

SCI (Steel Construction Institute) is the leading, independent provider of technical expertise and disseminator of best practice to the steel construction sector. We work in partnership with clients, members and industry peers to help build businesses and provide competitive advantage through the commercial application of our knowledge. We are committed to offering and promoting sustainable and environmentally responsible solutions.

SciTech Publishing

SciTech Publishing, an imprint of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), is highly regarded for its content on radar and electronic warfare, RF/microwave engineering, electromagnetics, communications and related electrical engineering disciplines. SciTech is the publisher of the third edition of Stimson's Introduction to Airborne Radar (2014), exclusively offered on Knovel, and widely acknowledged as the only book to offer a complete overview of modern airborne radar principles of the last 15-20 years.

SIAM - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics believes that applied mathematics, in partnership with computational science, is essential in solving many real-world problems. Their mission is to build cooperation between mathematics and the worlds of science and technology through publications, research, and community.

SME - Society of Manufacturing Engineers

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the premier source for manufacturing knowledge, education and networking. Through its many programs, events and activities, SME connects manufacturing practitioners to each other, to the latest technologies and to the most up-to-date manufacturing processes. A 501(c)3 organization, SME is a leader in manufacturing workforce development issues, working with industry, academic and government partners to support the current and future skilled workforce.

SME – Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME), advances the worldwide mining and minerals community through information exchange and professional development. With members in 71 countries, SME is the largest association of mining and minerals professionals.

Smithers Rapra

Smithers Rapra is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Smithers Group and is recognized as a World leading rubber and plastic consultancy. Smithers Rapra provides a comprehensive Independent service covering, testing, analysis, processing and research for the polymer industry and industries using plastics and rubber in any component, product or production process.

SNAME - The Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was organized in 1893, to advance the art, science, and practice of naval architecture, shipbuilding and marine engineering. SNAME encourages the exchange and recording of information, sponsors applied research, offers career guidance, supports education, and enhances the professional status and integrity of its membership.

SPE - Society of Plastics Engineers

The Society of Plastics Engineers is home to nearly 20,000 plastics professionals in more than 70 countries around the world. SPE is the "go to" resource for plastics technical information.


SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. Serving more than 180,000 constituents from 168 countries, the Society advances emerging technologies through interdisciplinary information exchange, continuing education, publications, patent precedent, and career and professional growth. SPIE annually organizes and sponsors approximately 25 major technical forums, exhibitions, and education programs in North America, Europe, Asia, and the South Pacific, and supports scholarships, grants, and other education programs around the world.

SVC - Society of Vacuum Coaters

The Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC) is the global source for learning, applying and advancing vacuum coating, surface engineering, and related technologies. SVC organizes an annual Technical Conference on vacuum coating and plasma technologies that includes a comprehensive Education Program and Exhibit. The annual SVC Conference Proceedings can be accessed through Knovel. SVC brings high quality, practical tutorials in PVD processing and vacuum technology to worldwide users of vacuum coating through the SVC On-Location Education program and online Webinar program.

Synapse Information Resources

Synapse Information Resources, Inc., was established in 1981 and serves to provide the Chemical Industry with timely, integrated access to thousands of chemical manufacturers and hundreds of thousands of chemicals. Synapse's help you find the information you need to carry on your important decision making activities.

Technology Perspectives

Technology Perspectives is a training and publishing firm dedicated to the elimination of waste and the enhancement of profits in all aspects of product design and development. They provide comprehensive educational materials and workshop experiences to practitioners of product design and manufacture, with a focus on practical and proven tools and methods.


Thieme Publishing Group is a scientific and medical publishing house with offices in New York, Delhi, Stuttgart and three other locations in Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in medical and scientific publishing. Today, Thieme is the market leading publisher of neurosurgical content and holds strong market positions in orthopedics, radiology, anatomy and chemistry, among other specialties. Thieme publishes 137 peer-reviewed journals and over 500 new books annually. The company also has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. Popular online products include Thieme E-Journals and the Thieme E-Book Library, which are accessible via, Thieme's platform for electronic products.

TRB - Transportation Research Board

The Transportation Research Board promotes innovation and progress in transportation through research. In an objective and interdisciplinary setting, TRB facilitates the sharing of information on transportation practice and policy by researchers and practitioners; stimulates research and offers research management services that promote technical excellence; provides expert advice on transportation policy and programs; and disseminates research results broadly and encourages their implementation.

Trans Tech

Since 1967, when the first volume of "Diffusion Data" was published, Trans Tech Publications Inc. has grown steadily and is now active in a wide range of disciplines. Materials Science and Technology is still our most important field of activity. However, we also cover related fields, such as mechanics and other engineering-related disciplines.

University Science Books

University Science Books, established in 1978, is an independent publisher of academic text/reference books in the physical sciences, including Chemistry, Astronomy, Physics, Earth Environmental Science, Applied Math & Engineering and Biology.

USP – United States Pharmacopeia

The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) is a non–governmental, official public standards–setting authority for prescription and over–the–counter medicines and other healthcare products manufactured or sold in the United States.

Whittles Publishing

Whittles Publishing has been established for some years but recently has expanded significantly, becoming a well-known independent technical publisher on a global stage. We publish quality, well-produced and attractive books and specialize in architecture and landscape, civil and structural engineering, geomatics, geotechnics, fuel and energy science and manufacturing and materials technology.

Woodhead Publishing

Woodhead Publishing, an Elsevier company, specializes in the areas of Food Science, Technology & Nutrition, Materials Engineering, Welding and Metallurgy, Textile Technology, Environmental Management and Finance, Commodities and Investment.

Woodhead Publishing India

Woodhead Publishing India publishes practical works in the fields of food science, materials engineering, environment technology and finance.


World Scientific

World Scientific Publishing Company, established in 1981, has offices in New Jersey, London, Hong Kong, Taipei, Chennai, Beijing and Shanghai. It has established itself as one of the leading scientific publishers in the world, and the largest international scientific publisher in the Asia-Pacific region.

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