Knovel serves engineers in industry and academia

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.

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.

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

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Chemical R&D and Manufacturing - Knovel | Elsevier

Chemical R&D & Manufacturing

We help engineers and chemists develop and commercialize better chemical products, reduce operational and EHS risks, and optimize chemical manufacturing processes.
Learn how Knovel supports Chemical R&D & Manufacturing

"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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Oil & 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.
Learn how Knovel supports Oil & Gas companies

"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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Education & Research

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

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"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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Aerospace & Defense

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

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"Knovel provided resources that documented a production hardware phenomenon we were trying to characterize for risk, which helped reduce uncertainty." Design Engineer, Global Defense Company

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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.

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"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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