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ProQuest Engineering Collection: About

Subject Coverage

Subject Coverage

Subject coverage includes:

  • Aircraft design and engineering
  • Arctic and tropical engineering
  • Automotive design and engineering
  • Bioengineering and biotechnology
  • Bridges and tunnels
  • Buildings, towers and tanks
  • Civil engineering for air and space transportation
  • Coastal and offshore structures
  • Construction materials
  • Design and properties of substructures
  • Earthmoving and construction machinery
  • Electric and hybrid vehicles
  • Engineering for electric power generation
  • Engineering for industrial and manufacturing processes
  • Flood analysis
  • Fuels and propellants
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Hazardous materials
  • High speed trains, rapid transit railways and monorails
  • Highways and roads
  • Industrial robots and automation
  • Industrial waste and sewage
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Land development, irrigation and drainage
  • Magnetic levitation railways
  • Military technology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Nuclear power plants
  • Pollution, waste and water engineering
  • Railroad rails and structures
  • Road, rail and sea transport
  • Seismic engineering
  • Seismic phenomena
  • Shipbuilding
  • Site remediation and reclamation
  • Sporting and recreational vehicles
  • Storm water management
  • Tanks and armored vehicles
  • Theoretical mechanics and dynamics
  • Thermoelectric energy
  • Tidal and wind power
  • Waste management

Publication Types

  • Books
  • Conference papers & proceedings
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Reports
  • Scholarly Journals
  • Standards & Practice Guidelines
  • Trade journals
  • Wire Feeds
  • Working Papers

What is ProQuest Engineering Collection?

This full text database provides a unique solution for engineering related research and comprises three core elements:

  • Bibliographic abstracts
  • Full-text journals

Discipline Oriented Bibliographic Abstracts Databases

  • Engineering Research Database
    • ANTE: Abstracts in New Technologies and Engineering
    • Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts
      • ASFA Marine Biotechnology Abstracts
      • Biochemistry Abstracts 1
      • Biochemistry Abstracts 3
      • Biotechnology Research Abstracts
      • Chemoreception Abstracts
      • Genetics Abstracts
      • Human Genome Abstracts
      • Industrial and Applied Microbiology Abstracts (Microbiology A)
    • Civil Engineering Abstracts
    • Earthquake Engineering Abstracts
    • Environmental Engineering Abstracts
    • Mechanical & Transportation Engineering Abstracts

The ProQuest Engineering Research Database features millions of traditional bibliographic abstracts providing the widest and deepest coverage in new technologies, civil, mechanical, environmental, earthquake, mechanical and transportation engineering. Sources covered include not just academic journals but also grey literature including patents, conference proceedings, government reports and more to provide the widest awareness and discovery of developments in the field.

Full Text

Full text sources include scholarly journals, trade journals, magazines, reports, conference proceedings and news materials of relevance in the field. 

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Selection Policy

ProQuest Engineering Collection strives to meet the current requirements of the engineering research community and to anticipate future needs. Selection of resources is a continuous process affected by the changing curriculum as well as ensuring we are meeting the needs of the researcher.


Publication Coverage

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