On-line access to National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council reports on materials topics.
University based research and material science technology: Partnerships and links to institutions.
A free online materials information resource with properties data on over 28,000 materials. Search for materials by name or properties. Database includes comprehensive coverage of thermoplastic and thermoset polymers, aluminum, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, steel, superalloys, titanium and zinc alloys, ceramics, plus a growing list of semiconductors, fibers, and other engineering materials. Advanced features for registered and premium users.
Offers an extensive line of advanced materials including aerogels, electrochemical materials, super conductive products, single crystal substrates and parts, engineered ceramics, alumina, tungsten, and sputtering targets.
Temperature dependent material properties as tabulated data, an Excel equation, a C/C++, FORTRAN or BASIC function or subroutine, ABAQUS or ANSYS formats. Full version contains elastic modulus, thermal expansion and thermal conductivity. Data for elements provided free in demo version.
A site using advanced simulation techniques, like Java and VRML, to model the behaviour of materials. In particular, the evolution of damage in a composite laminate is simulated.
Material Engineers technical support forums and mutual help system for engineering professionals. Selling and recruiting forbidden.
Comprehensive resource center dedicated to international material innovation, offers producers and users of materials a single source of inspiration, information and promotion.
A crash course in texture and a freeware program for texture determination in the download section.
A web-based course providing an extensive introduction to the theory and practical aspects of the study of solid surfaces, including topics such as surface structure, molecular adsorption and experimental techniques.