Knovel helps engineers in industry and academia achieve successful project completion

Engineers need trusted, accessible and relevant information and insights in order to create what’s next. For over 15 years, Knovel has helped thousands of engineers and researchers from hundreds of leading companies and institutions around the world increase productivity, improve education, minimize operational risk, reduce costs, and enhance business performance through successful product completion.

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We listen and learn from customers — while partnering with experts in engineering, content and technology - to continually enhance Knovel so that our users can approach every project with knowledge and foresight.


Who is using Knovel?

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Knovel Users' Job Functions (n=2,300 surveyed users)
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Knovel Users' Job Titles (n=2,300 surveyed Knovel users)

Chemical R&D and manufacturing

We help engineers and chemists develop and commercialize better chemical products, reduce operational and EHS risks, and optimize chemical manufacturing processes.

"Knovel helped me find critical pieces of information from a reliable source, which saved me from spending unnecessary time in the lab." James Elmont, Chemist, Global Specialty Chemicals Company

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Chemical R&D and Manufacturing - Who Uses Knovel, Knovel |Elsevier Solutions

70%* of surveyed Knovel users at chemical companies use Knovel - Who Uses Knovel, Knovel |Elsevier Solutions


70%* of surveyed Knovel users at chemical companies use Knovel to develop new or improved design and products, meet compliance and regulatory requirements or get up to speed.

*Source: 2017 Survey conducted via TechValidate
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Oil and gas

We help engineers, working in both upstream and downstream, improve production rates, reduce operating costs, adhere to oil and gas regulations and improve refinery operations.

"By using Knovel’s search menu, I was able to obtain the needed data in half the time." Environmental Engineer, BP

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96% of surveyed Knovel users at oil and gas companies recommend continued access to Knovel for their company.

*Source: 2017 Survey conducted via TechValidate
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Education & Research

We help prepare students for future engineering careers in a technology-driven and globally competitive work environment.

"Knovel’s information and interactive tools provide real value to students." Head of Engineering Library at Nanyang, Technological University

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Engineering, Design & Construction

We help engineers competitively plan and acquire new projects and answer the tough questions to help meet client expectations.

"I was able to confirm operating conditions and yields projected for a hydrothermal hydrolysis of biomass based on articles I found on Knovel. This led to a more efficient design of the clients process" Design Engineer, Global ED&C Firm

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86% of surveyed Engineering, Design & Construction
            users - Who Uses Knovel, Knovel | Elsevier Solutions


86% of surveyed Engineering, Design & Construction users say they would have to resort to the internet if they didn’t have Knovel.

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Aerospace & Defense

We help engineers deliver shorter timelines, reduce costs in MRO processes, and address the accelerating obsolescence of products and technologies head-on.

"I was able to confirm operating conditions and yields projected for a hydrothermal hydrolysis of biomass based on articles I found on Knovel. This led to a more efficient design of the clients process" Design Engineer, Global ED&C Firm

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80% of surveyed Knovel Aerospace and Defense
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80% of surveyed Knovel Aerospace and Defense users employ information from Knovel on at least a monthly basis.

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Equipment manufacturing

We help engineers achieve operational excellence, innovate and create real value above and beyond machinery, and create what’s next.

"I found some information [using Knovel] about chemical reaction mechanisms which helped improve an in-house simulation tool" R&D Professional, Global Industry Equipment Manufacturer

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