Resources included here are highly recommended for data and special coverage. For additional resources in Nanotechnology and Crystallography, please consult tab marked Special Resources.
ACerS Phase Equilibria Diagrams by NIST version 3.1*
Call number: Science Library (SL) REF QD503 .A24 2004
Graphical representations of regions of distinct chemical and structural behavior of materials' thermodynamic equilibrium.
Diagrams constructed as a function of composition and temperature for ceramics industry.
Flash tutorial for database. The Phase Equilibria Diagrams CD-ROM Database Version 3.1 for 2005 contains more than 20,000 diagrams previously published in phase volumes produced as part of the ACerS-NIST Phase Equilibria Diagrams Program.
ASTM is the major database for standards issued by the American Society for testing and materials. Includes full text current and historical standards, and all other publications issued by ASTM: e-books, symposia, journal articles.
ASTM, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials, is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards. SEDL includes 12,200 active ASTM standards used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access & trade, & build consumer confidence. Also, there are 28,500 historical & withdrawn standards, plus 12,300 Redlined Standards (PDF documents that provide change marks to compare changes between an active standard & the prior version) included where revisions were made. There are nearly 100 categories of standards with the largest number in the categories of Construction, Metals, Paint & Related Coatings, Petroleum, Plastics, Environmental, Rubber, Steel, Textiles, & Electronics; new areas that reflect 3D Imaging standards, Additive Manufacturing & Medical Device Standards.
(ICDD) The tutorials demonstrate common features and applications; hints and shortcuts; embedded application software in the PDF; use of embedded editorial and quality analyses; and different features in each database.
This resource provides access to more than 11,000 binary and ternary phase diagrams and associated phase data for more than 2,400 systems. The colleciton will be updated to include 10,000 binary and 20,000 ternary diagrams.
The first update will occur in September 2007 and include close to 18,000 ternary diagrams. An introduction and explanation of this database is located under the help tab at the ASM Alloy Phase Diagram Center
Allows access to SSED device documentation, exportation of mechanical properties to FEA applications, and a fully relational and modular index for medical device design. A tool for both researchers, students and designers. When the database is fully developed it will contain information for cardiovascular/thoracic devices, orthopedic devices, and neurological and dental devices. Currently only the first two modules have significant content.
1907-present. Search for citations, chemical substances, organic, organometallic, natural product, biocatalyzed reactions; by topic, author, patent number, CAS Registry Number, chemical name, structure, and formula. Requires client software for Mac/Win.
Excellent index to selected library & internet resources that contain chemical, physical, thermodynamic, mechanical, toxicological & safety data. Print locations correspond to that of Arizona State’s Science Library - use Library Search Advanced Search - Library Catalog to find UCI locations.
MatWeb’s database of material properties includes thermoplastic and thermoset polymers such as ABS, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, and polyolefins; metals such as aluminum, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, and other engineering materials.
Over 6000 IR, MS, NMR, UV/Visible and NIR spectra compiled from various public domain sources. Searchable by name, CAS registry number, molecular formula, mp, bp. View spectra, chemical structures, chemical properties (if available).
Cambridge Structural Database
Cambridge Structural Database Cambridge
Structural Database (CSD) is the principal product of the Cambridge
Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC) based in Cambridge, UK. It is the
central focus of the CSD System, which also comprises software for
database access, structure visualization and data analysis, and
structural knowledge bases derived from the CSD. It will primarily
serve those affiliated with the Departments of Chemistry, Materials
Science and Chemical Engineering or anyone interested in chemical and
crystallographic information and x-ray diffraction. It requires site
and confirmation codes to register the product after it is installed
and for the quarterly updates. The complete packages are several
Gigabytes in size and are compatible with Linux, Unix and Windows
platforms and also available for Apple/Mac installations. It requires
that you download data onto your own computer and will not be
accessible on any of the Library computers. Before downloading on a
laboratory or campus computer, make sure that the files can be
accommodated. Please read all the documentation for this resource
providing information about the current version and how to reference
the data from the different sets. This database does require a robust
computer system with a significant capacity for storage and
manipulation as the files are very large. Please also remember the
database shall be used exclusively for the purpose of scientific
teaching and research and that the results of such research may be
published through the normal academic channels, subject to the
inclusion of a proper acknowledgment to the CCDC as noted in Part IV of
the Schedule to the licensed agreement known as Acknowledgments at http://software.chem.ucla.edu/csd/ Additional documentation is also at the prior URL.
The CSD records bibliographic, chemical and crystallographic information for:
* organic molecules
* metal-organic compounds
...whose 3D structures have been determined using
* X-ray diffraction
* neutron diffraction
The CSD records results of:
* single crystal studies
* powder diffraction studies
which yield 3D atomic coordinate data for at least all non-H atoms.
In some cases the CCDC is unable to obtain coordinates, and incomplete
entries are archived to the CSD.
The CSD includes crystal structure data arising from:
* publications in the open literature
* Private Communications to the CSD (via direct data deposition)