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Mechanical Engineering Research Guide

Introductory guide to library research and resources for faculty, staff, and students in mechanical engineering.

How to find mechanical properties of materials

Finding materials property data isn't always a straightforward process. This information is often contained within books, articles, and other materials rather than existing separately, which can make it challenging to search for. Here are some resources to get you started in your search for material property information. For more help, contact your librarian.

Core mechanical properties data sources

Additional properties data sources

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