To celebrate National Engineers’ Week, February 17th-23rd, Knovel are sponsoring a photo competition.
Engineers, engineering students and fans of engineers are encouraged to submit images of the projects, people, role models and every day innovations that have inspired them to achieve awesome. Snap a photo and share what inspires you and the awesome engineering work you do. The prize is an iPad Mini.
Full details and rules at http://photocontest.knovel.com/continue reading
The following new books have been added to library stock since the beginning of the Summer:
T49.5 .S39 2005 Scientific and technological thinking / edited by Michael E. Gorman … [et al.]. T56.8 .T66 2008 Industrial project management : planning, design, and construction / Stefano Tonchia ; with additional contributions by Flavio Cozzi. T58.5 .D85 2012 Information systems theory : explaining and predicting our digital society. Volume 1 / edited by Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Michael R. Wade, Scott L. Schneberger. T58.6 .A36 2012 SIGMIS-CPR’12 : proceedings of the 2012 Computers and People Research Conference : Milwaukee, Winsconsin, USA, May 31-June 2, 2012 / sponsored by ACM SIGMIS, supported by Marquette University, SIM, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and University of Wisco T58.6 .L376 2011 Management information systems : managing the digital firm / Kenneth C. Laudon T385 .M981 2006 Inside SolidWorks / David Murray. T385 .S53 2012 ACM SIGGRAPH 2012 Full Conference DVD ROM [electronic resource]: Los Angeles, California, August 5-9, 2012. T385 .Y35 2013 Introduction to AutoCAD 2013 / Alf Yarwood. TA147 .T659 2012 Engineering science : for foundation degree and higher national. TA166 .M393 2002 Measure of man and woman : human factors in design / Alvin R. Tilley ; Henry Dreyfuss Associates ; with an introduction by Stephen B. Wilcox. TA174 .C76 2008 Engineering design methods : strategies for product design / Nigel Cross. TA347.F5 C46 2012 Introduction to finite elements in engineering / Tirupathi R. Chandrupatla, Ashok D. Belegundu. TA347.F5 S64 2004 Programming the finite element method [print and electronic book] / I.M. Smith, D.V. Griffiths. TA357 .M37 2012 Mechanics of fluids / Bernard S. Massey ; revised by John Ward-Smith. TA403 .A69 2012 Engineering materials 1 : an introduction to properties, applications and design / Michael F. Ashby and David R. H. Jones. TA403 .C23 2010 Materials science and engineering / William D. Callister. TA403 .S515 2010 Introduction to materials science for engineers / James F. Shackelford. TA403.6 .A74 2011 Materials selection in mechanical design / Michael F. Ashby. TA405 .G76 2011 Mechanics of materials / Dietmar Gross … [et al.]. TA405 .P95 2012 Mechanics of materials / Andrew Pytel, Jaan Kiusalaas, Ishan Sharma. TA545 .U7 2010 Surveying for engineers / John Uren, Bill Price. TA646 .C66 2001 Concepts and applications of finite element analysis / Robert D. Cook … [et al.]. TA654.2 .J66 2012 Structural impact / Norman Jones. TA664 .J64 2012 Designer’s guide to eurocode 4 : design of composite steel and concrete structures EN1994-1-1 / Roger P. Johnson. TA1634 .F65 2012 Computer vision : a modern approach / David A. Forsyth, Jean Ponce. TC175 .C45 2008 Open-channel hydraulics / Ven Te Chow TJ213 .N497 2011 Control systems engineering / Norman S. Nise. TJ216 .D67 2011 Modern control systems / Richard C. Dorf, Robert H. Bishop. TJ808 .M33 2009 Sustainable energy–without the hot air / David J.C. MacKay. TK146 .H22 2011 Electrical engineering : principles and applications / Allan R. Hambley. TK454 .I79 2011 Engineering circuit analysis / J. David Irwin, R. Mark Nelms. TK5102.9 .C478 2006 Adaptive and iterative signal processing in communications [print and electronic book] / Jinho Choi. TK5103.2 .I584 2012 MobiOpp’12 [electronic resource] : proceedings of the 3rd ACM International Workshop on Mobile Opportunistic Networks : March 15-16, 2012, Zurich, Switzerland / sponsored by ACM SIGMOBILE. TK5105.2 .W36 2002 Video processing and communications / Yao Wang, Jorn Ostermann, Ya-Qin Zhang. TK5105.5 .A265 2012 MobiHoc’12 : proceedings of the 13th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing & Co-located workshops [CD-ROM] : June 11-14, 2012, Hilton Head, SC, USA, / sponsored by ACM SIGMOBILE, suported by NEC Laboratories America. TK5105.8883 .H64 2011 Designing the obvious : a common sense approach to Web and mobile application design / [Robert Hoekman, Jr.]. TK5105.8885.A26 E87 2011 Programming Microsoft ASP.NET MVC [print and electronic book] / Dino Esposito. TK5105.8885.A26 W35 2011 ASP.NET 4.0 unleashed / Stephen Walther, Kevin Hoffman, Nate Dudek. TK7867 .H462 2004 Schematic capture with Electronics Workbench Multisim / Marc E. Herniter. TK7872.D48 I64 2012 IPSN’12 : proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks : April 16-20, 2012, Beijing, China / sponsored by ACM SIGBED & IEEE SPS (Signal Processing Society) supported by Microsoft Research and University of TK7874 .G68 2012 GLSVLSI ’12 [ electronic resource] : proceedings of the 2012 ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI : Salt Lake City, UT, USA, May 3-4, 2012 / sponsored by ACM SIGDA ; Technically Co-sponsored by : CEDA and IEEE; supported by The University of Utah and Fusion- TK7874.75 .I58 2012 ISPD ’12 : proceedings of the 2012 International Symposium on Physical Design : March 25-28, 2012, Napa, California , USA / sponsored by ACM SIGDA ; technical co-sponsor, IEEE CAS ; supported by ATopTech,Cadence, IBM Research, Intel, Mentor Graphics, Orac TK7881.15 .I588 2012 ISLPED ’12 [electronic resource]: proceedings of the 2012 International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design : Redondo Beach, CA, USA, July 30-August 1, 2012 / sponsored by ACM SIGDA and IEEE CAS ; suported by SSCS, EDS, Intel, Texas Instruments, TK7881.4 .N68 2012 NOSSDAV’12 [electronic resource] Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video : NOSSDAV ’12 : June 7-8, 2012, Toronto, Ontario, Canada / sponsored by the ACM SIGMM ; in cooperation with ACM ACM SIGCO TK7895.E42 M37 2011 Embedded system design : embedded systems foundations of cyber-physical systems / Peter Marwedel. TL570 .A68 2012 Introduction to flight / John D. Anderson, Jr. TL698 .M68 2012 Introduction to aerospace materials / A. Mouritz. TN690 .P59 2009 Phase transformations in metals and alloys / David A. Porter, Kenneth E. Easterling, and Mohamed Y. Sherif. TP151 .H5 2013 Basic principles and calculations in chemical engineering. TP155 .C69 1999 Chemical engineering. Volume 1, Fluid flow, heat transfer and mass transfer / J. Coulson, J. F. Richardson with J.R. Backhurst and J.H. Harker. TP248.3 .I58 2012 Introduction to metabolic and cellular engineering / S. Cortassa … [et al.]. TR267 .T39 2007 Understanding digital cameras : getting the best image from capture to output / Jon Tarrant. TR590 .F65 2005 Photographer’s guide to light / John Freeman. TS155 .B2175 2008 Industrial project management : concepts, tools, and techniques / Adedeji Badiru, Abidemi Badiru, Adetokunboh Badiru. TS155 .R752 2011 Operations management / Roberta S. Russell, Bernard W. Taylor III. TS171 .S55 2006 What is product design? / Laura Slack. TS171.4 .H86 1998 Human factors in consumer products / edited by Neville Stanton. TS183 .L44 2012 Making it : manufacturing techniques for product design / Chris Lefteri.
The IEEE Xplore digital library recently added its three millionth document to its digital library. “Protecting Smart Grid Automation Systems Against Cyberattacks,” which appears in the current issue of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, reflects a sample of the diverse technical disciplines represented in the collection. It took five years to grow the IEEE Xplore repository from one million to two million documents; and less than two-and-a-half years to reach this latest milestone.continue reading
According to IEEE Publications Staff Executive Anthony Durniak, the significant growth of the IEEE Xplore digital library is a direct reflection of the pace of today’s multi-disciplinary engineering and technology innovations, and the fact that authors increasingly come from all corners of the world.
We have trial access to the Proquest technology collection until 2nd June. This includes both indexes and full text journals on technology and applied science, including materials science, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, condensed matter physics, computer science and electronic engineering. It aims to be a complete solution to engineering research needs.
You can access the trial at the url below on campus only:
If you have any comments about the database please let us know.continue reading
brightrecruits.com– IOP Publishing’s specialist, global recruitment site for vacancies in physics and engineering, has been relaunched today, incorporating TIPTOP, the IOP recruitment site.
The site allows jobseekers to tailor their search by selecting from a range of criteria including preferred industry sector, job type, location and salary. It also offers comprehensive careers information and additional features such as recruiter videos to make it a more complete service for recruiters. You can upload your CV and set up alerts to keep you in touch with new jobs.
You can register at http://www.brightrecruits.com/register/continue reading
We recently had a visit from Richard Simms of the IET to talk about the Inspec database:
- Inspec is a bibliographic database for finding details of articles, books etc. containing material from 1968 onwards. It does not have full text but includes the IGetIt button which will allow you to check whether we have access at Swansea.
- Inspec covers Physics, Computing, Electrical & electronics engineering. In recent years it has added mechanical engineering and has records on nanotechnology, biomedical engineering and aerospace engineering.
- Only quality material is covered, mainly peer reviewed journals with a few books, reports and dissertations and 3000 conferences.
- You can restrict your search to particular areas of the database by using their classification scheme http://www.theiet.org/publishing/inspec/about/coverage/index.cfm. To use this go to the Advanced Ovid search tab, click Limits then click the Edit Limits button. This will allow you to add the option to use classification and other limits such as Numeric data. Inspec indexes numeric data to allow comparison of things like heat and measurement which may be expressed in different ways – more information at http://www.theiet.org/publishing/inspec/about/records/numerical/numerical.cfm
- Inspec also has a useful thesaurus under Search tools. The database is indexed by specialists in its subject areas to increase your chances of finding useful information.
Inspec can be found at http://ovidsp.tx.ovid.com/athens/. We find it to be a useful database even for subjects outside its core area, for example biomechanics for sports science. Give it a try and contact us if you need any help at firstname.lastname@example.org reading
Inspec update – information for physics, computing & electronics
Wednesday 28th April 11-12 noon Library PC Room 3 (Just turn up)
Are you making the most of our subscription to Inspec?
Inspec has comprehensive coverage of electronics; computer science; physics; electrical, control, production and mechanical engineering; communications & IT, with significant coverage of operations research, material science, oceanography, engineering mathematics, nuclear engineering, environmental science, geophysics, nanotechnology, biomedical technology and biophysics.
Inspec is a bibliographic database produced by the IET (The Institution of Engineering & Technology) and is highly regarded for the quality of its content and indexing.
Why not see if Inspec has anything relevant to contribute to your research? This workshop (led by Richard Simms from the IET) will enable new users to get started with Inspec and allow existing users to learn new tips for finding information effectively.
If you are interested in Inspec but unable to come to the workshop please let us know and we will try to arrange a repeat session or talk to you individually. You can access Inspec at http://ovidsp.tx.ovid.com/athens/ using your Athens username and password.continue reading
The IEEE have just launched a redesign of their IEEE Xplore Digital Library site www.ieee.org/ieeexplore. Features of the redesign include:
- A “what’s popular” feature in the Quick Links box at the bottom of the screen to show you which research is making the headlines.
- Refine results feature – once you have carried out a search you will see a box at the left of the screen where you can pick out particular subjects, authors, publication types or organizations from your search results.
- Expanded “sort by” options allow you to sort the newest or oldest first or to sort by publication title.
- If you register you can set your own display preferences, save searches and set up e-mail alerts to let you know when new content of interest is added to the database.
- A new browse page gives you the option to browse publications by subject to get a feel for what is available.
If you have any questions about IEEE Xplore please contact Alasdair Montgomery or Susan Glen email@example.com reading