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ME 215 - Engineering Materials & Processes: Handbooks & Reference Material

Online Resources

ASM Handbooks Online (NJIT Access) 

Knovel (NJIT access) - Database of handbooks

MatWeb (public) - Database of material properties and data sheets

Class Exercise

Use the ASM Handbooks (online or print) to find various forms of corrosion for cast irons.

For Boolean help, visit this link


Data, figures, specifications

If you're looking for: Properties data, calculations, specifications, figures

Use: Handbooks

Example of question:

Q: What is the thermal conductivity of polyethylene?

A: 0.42 - 0.51  W m-1 K-1

Handbooks @ NJIT Library

Search NJIT book catalog.

Use search terms with (material name) + handbook. Example: "alloy handbook".

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