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A range of high-quality resources for Materials are freely available on the web. Start exploring them here:

  • ABINIT: An open-source suite of programs for materials science, distributed under the GNU General Public License. It is developed collaboratively by researchers throughout the world.
  • Ceramic Knowledge Centre: Contains a definition and history of ceramics, manufacturing processes, and their impact on society.
  • IOM3 (Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining).
  • MatML: Provides information on efforts to develop an extensible markup language (XML) for materials property data.
  • MatWeb: Online Materials Information Resource.
  • The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society: Professional society that connects minerals, metals, and materials scientists and engineers working in industry, academia, and government positions.
  • Nanohub: Nano technology resources for Materials Science.
  • Rubber in Engineering Group: A committee of The Polymer Society which organises regular meetings and conferences on the theme of understanding the use of elastomers as engineering materials.
  • Society for Biomaterials: A professional society which promotes advances in biomedical materials research and development by encouragement of cooperative educational programs, clinical applications, and professional standards in the biomaterials field.
  • Society of Plastics Engineering: Technical society for the global plastics industry. 
  • Thermodex: Created by staff of the Mallet Chemistry Library at the University of Texas, ThermoDex contains records for selected printed and web-based compilations of thermochemical and thermophysical data for chemical compounds and other substances.
  • Welding Institute: Search over 6,000 documents including reports, papers and toolkits.
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