General Industrial Engineering Sites
Advanced Manufacturing: Tomorrow's Ideas at Work Today
-- an online technical magazine that covers new technology and
developments in manufacturing. Provides the full-text of its
American Productivity and Quality Center--services for members
include the International Benchmarking Clearinghouse.
American Society for Engineering Education
American Society for Quality--info about standards, training,
a glossary of terms, searchable database of publications, and links to
Athenus -- Engineering and Science Database, "indexes hundreds
of thousands of subject-specific web sites, publications, news and
other resources, providing users with the most current, most focused
collection of topic-specific material on the Internet."
Manufacturing Practices Center of Excellence
Constants and Equations Pages--a project to list and link as
many scientific constants and equations as can be found on the net.
Continuing Professional Education for
Engineering Virtual Library -- has engineering-specific search
engines and links to information on specific engineering fields
Ethics Center for
Engineering and Science--contains codes of ethics for some 20
societies, and examples of cases in which those ethical principles are
Graduate Students and Post-doctorates in
Science and Engineering--NSF
Achievements of the 20th Century -- from the National Academy of
Greener Buildings --
environmentally responsible building development
of Technical Societies-- and also a guide to technical books,
magazines and trade publications, web sites, and info from the Science
and Engineering Data Center.
International Council on Systems Engineering
Manufacturif the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
Topics include robotics, computer-aided design, turbomachining
processes, ergonomics, etc.
Engineering -- full-text articles from the monthly publication oturing
Engineering Laboratory -- a division of the National Institute
of Standards and Technology. This site includes research project
information, photo galleries, and a link to an Engineering Metrology
Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory--of the NIST.
MatWeb--info on over 2000 engineering materials.
-- "For a product or technique to be considered meta-efficient it
must be: Energy & Resource Efficient, Affordable, Reliable,
Non-polluting, and if possible, Portable."
MfgNet-- the manufacturer's internet newsletter, claims to be
"your complete online resource for achieving manufacturing excellence."
NASA Tech Briefs: Engineering Solutions for Design and Manufacturing
-- updated monthly, this site summarizes technologies developed
through NASA research and their commercial applications.
National Standards System Network--provided by the American
National Standards Institute.
On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and
Continuous Improvement Site--articles, case studies, reports,
statistics, on improvements in management and technology. Also see its
related files on quality improvement.
Robot Information Central--sites
for both the robotics engineer and for the hobbyist --newsgroups,
indexes, competitions, etc.
Robotics Institute -- includes full-text of technical reports
Gateway to Engineering--an outstanding resource, with "gateways"
to sub-disciplines, conferences, journals, news, employment
opportunities, funding, etc.
Smithsonian Physical Tables -- many downloadable tables, in .pdf
Statistical Reports on US Science and
Engineering, from NSF
Materials -- from "zero-waste" factories to recycling and more.
-- "a free service which
can help you find articles,
books, the best
websites, the latest
technical data, full text
eprints, the latest
thesis & dissertations,
learning resources and
US Patent and
Trademark Office--offers a searchable full text database of
patents since 1976.
Zero Waste America--a
site devoted to reducing waste from the entire product life cycle, from
manufacturing through consumer use. Files on laws and regulation, as
well as proposed model legislation, consumer and health information, and