Software Products: Web-based app searchs for engineering information to answer real-world textbook questions

July 13, 2010

Knovel, a Web-based application that provides technical information with analytical and search tools, has included real-world problems in the 6th edition of The Science and Engineering of Materials textbook, by Askeland, Fulay and Wright. Based on the topic of each chapter, students can search Knovel’s engineering content and use the search-optimization features and data-analysis tools to answer a range of questions. For more information about the textbook, call (866) 349-2431. For more information on how to use Knovel, email, or call (866) 240-8174.
Knovel, 489 Fifth Ave., 9th Floor, New York, NY 10017, (212) 297-0801,

© 2010 Penton Media, Inc.

About the Author

Leslie Gordon

Leslie serves as Senior Editor - 5 years of service. M.S. Information Architecture and Knowledge Management, Kent State University. BA English, Cleveland State University.

Work Experience: Automation Operator, TRW Inc.; Associate Editor, American Machinist. Primary editor for CAD/CAM technology.

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