This page contains a variety of links to pages with useful engineering or college search information. This page is designed as a resource for current or prospective Biosystems Engineering students. The information is grouped by specialty, with the Table of Contents located below.
Please forward any useful links that you find helpful. Agriculture & Biosystem Links
Bioprocessing/Chemical/Food Engineering Links
LINK CONTENT DESCRIPTION Periodic Table of the Elements @ Los Alamos Laboratory Periodic Table, Element Information An interactive periodic table with links to more information about each of the elements. Information includes atomic weight, properties, and uses. WebElements – Scholar Edition Periodic Table Periodic Table, TECHNICAL element information Another interactive periodic table, this one has an abundance of technical data on each element, including density, melting point, enthalpies, radius info, uses, resistivities, and online movies! The Chemical Engineer’s Resource Page Links, Property Information for Chemicals Lots of information about fluid flow and chemical properties, plus MANY good links. Food Engineering Online Information links Information on a variety of food engineering topics. Understanding the Psychrometric Chart Explanation of the chart An explanation of the properties expressed in the chart with examples & why it is usefulness. Electrical/Instrumentation Engineering Links
LINKS CONTENT DESCRIPTION Electrical Engineering TUTORIALS on the Web Electronics tutorials A variety of tutorials on subjects including general electronics, operational amplifiers, communications, batteries, and power conversion. Sensors Magazine Sensor information Online version of Sensors, including archived articles and advertisements about sensor & instrumentation technology. FICTIV – List of CAD Resources Links List of CAD programs available. Environmental/Soil & Water Engineering Links
Material Properties Links
LINK CONTENT DESCRIPTION efunda Materials Homepage Material props A great site with crucial engineering information (mechanical, thermal, & physical data) on the major metals and some polymers. M a tWeb Physical, Mechanical & Thermal data MatWeb, the materials information database with data on 23, 811 materials including metals, plastics, ceramics, and composites. So comprehensive it is sometimes hard to find stuff. Basic Machine Tool Safety and Use Metal fabrication This page describes the safe operation of a lathe and a mill to make simple objects. Companies for Materials Science and Engineering Material supplier links Links to a variety of materials suppliers, grouped by type of material. Materials science and engineering information gateways Material supplier links The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining global network for professionals in the materials cycle. Power & Machinery/Mechanical Engineering Links
LINKS CONTENT DESCRIPTION efunda Design, Material props, Process information, constants An expansive online engineering resource with tons of valuable information. Online calculators, material data, design center, math refreshers, etc. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Standards, Membership information The homepage for the Society for engineering in agricultural, food, and biological systems. Some online standards for equipment design. Society of Automotive Engineers Standards Standards information for mobile equipment design. Most of the standards must be purchased. Basic Machine Tool Safety and Use Metal fabrication This page describes the safe operation of a lathe and a mill to make simple objects. High School Students – Science Fairs & Contests
LINK CONTENT DESCRIPTION Intel Science & Engineering Fair Rules, Information, Past Projects Each year, approximately 7 million high schools students develop original research project and present their work at local science competitions. Intel Science Talent Search Rules, Past winners, Information The nation’s oldest and most highly-regarded science competition for over 70 years. Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair Information The Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair is the premier science competition for students and middle and high school in our 23-county service area of East Tennessee. We have promoted teaching the scientific method in science, engineering and math since 1952. Science Olympiad Information The Science Olympiad tournaments are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions, held on regional, state, and national levels that consist of a series of individual and team events which students prepare for during the year. Conversions – Online Calculators
LINK CONTENT DESCRIPTION Online Unit Converter Unit conversion Select a property, the units you would like to convert from & to, and this calculator will do the conversion for you! efunda Unit Converter Unit conversion Select a property, the units you would like to convert from, and the calculator will calculate all the conversion possibilities. efunda Online Calculators Engineering, financial & other calculators A great collection of online calculators, including financial, hardness, friction factor, Reynolds #, stress calculations, and a host of others. Universal Constants (National Institute of Standards & Technology) Physical constants Internationally recommended values of the fundamental physical constants.