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 & Manufacturing

We help engineers and chemists develop and commercialize better chemical products, reduce operational and EHS risks, and optimize chemical manufacturing processes.
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Preventing corrosion in an acetic acid tank

A chemical company noticed a corrosion problem in some metal tanks where the tanks were exposed to vapor, but not liquid. The team leveraged the vast repository of chemical data on Knovel. See how they solved the problem — and prevented disaster.

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Preventing corrosion in an acetic acid tank - Who we server - Knovel | Elsevier Solutions


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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.
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"We were able to not only produce more of the solvent, but to add new products to our unit’s production line as well." Jorge Martin, Process Engineer

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Interview with Jorge Martin - Who we serve, Knovel |Elsevier Sotuions


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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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Head of engineering library customer story - Knovel | Elsevier


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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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Design Engineer customer story - Knovel | Elsevier


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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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Design Engineer customer story - Knovel | Elsevier


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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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R&D Professional customer story - Knovel | Elsevier