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A range of high-quality resources for Engineering and Materials Science are available on the web. Start exploring the general websites below.

For more subject specific websites please click on ones of these guides:

General journal directories

Online lectures

  • Coursera: Online courses some are free and some cost money (especially if you want a diploma/certificate)
  • EdX: Free online courses from the top universities in the world (for a diploma/certificate it costs money.)

Engineering and Material

  • American Society for Engineering Education: The American Society for Engineering Education is committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. This mission is accomplished by promoting excellence in instruction, research, public service and practice.
  • eFunda: Full-text free online resources about Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Mechanics of Material, Beam Mechanics, Plate Mechanics, Column Buckling, Failure Criteria, Fracture Mechanics, Vibrations and Finance.
  • ERCOFTAC: European Research Community On Flow, Turbulence And Combustion.
  • Euromech: An international non-governmental non-profit scientific organization that promotes the development of mechanics as a branch of science and engineering.
  • Engineering Statistics Handbook: Promotes the use of statistic models within Engineering.
  • Engineering Toolbox: Tools and basic information for design, engineering and construction of technical applications.
  • EngineersEdge: Full-text free online resources about applications and design, engineering analysis, products and services, engineering calculators, engineering materials and more.
  • Online Ethics for Engineering and Science: Full-text repository which aims to help scientists, engineers and people within Academia to understand and address ethical issues within the field of Engineering and Science. Contains a range of resources, such as case studies, multimedia and assessments tools.
  • TechXtra: Helps you find articles, key websites, books, the latest industry news, job announcements, ejournals, eprints, technical reports, the latest research, thesis & dissertations.

Professional Organisations

On this page professional organisations within the field of Engineering and Material Science is listed:

UK based organisations

  • Engineering Council: The Engineering Council grants licenses to professional engineering institutions. On their website you can find links to many British professional organisations

Some UK organisations of special interest:

International organisations

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