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List of aeronautics and astronautics resources.

Journal Indexing

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Call Numbers

Aerospace TL 500--4050 



Aero
 TL 500-779

Astro TL 787-4050

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References

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Aerospace and Related Databases

Formerly known as Aerospace and High Technology Database
  • Includes substantial international coverage.
  • Coverage from 1962 to present.
  • Supports other fields such as chemistry, geosciences, physics, communications and electronics.
ARC is Aerospace Research Central, the new platform for AIAA’s electronic content
  • Coverage from 1963 to present.
  • Full text of all technical papers & articles from AIAA journals.
  • Includes all ebooks published through 2010
  • Bibliographic information for all current standards - Search Barton for full text, if not found request that standard be purchased. 
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • Full text of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) technical papers published after 1998 to present.
  • Comprehensive index to all SAE publications back to 1906.
  • Indexes SAE Aerospace Standards.

Government Sponsored Aerospace Databases

The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was a federal agency created in 1915
  • NACA was the precursor to NASA.
  • Contains full text of all NACA reports from 1917-1958.
The NASA Technical Report Server (NTRS):
  • Contains abstracts of most NASA and NACA reports.
  • Some full text is available online.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Aircraft Accident Reports:
  • Contains information from 1962 and later about civil aviation accidents and selected incidents within the United States, its territories and possessions, and in international waters.
  • Reports provide details about aircraft accidents.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Aircraft Accident Database:
  • Contains information from 1962 to present.
  • Covers civil aviation accidents and selected incidents within the United States, its territories and possessions, and in international waters.
  • Reports provide details about aircraft accidents.
National Transportation Safety Board Reports:
  • List of some of the major full text reports available online.

General Databases

Compendex
  • Coverage: 1884 to present.
  • Most comprehensive engineering database in the world.
Scopus
  • Largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature.
  • Sophisticated tools to track, analyze and visualize research.
Web of Science
  • Coverage: 1900 to present.
  • General science database.
  • Shows how many times an article has been cited, and who has cited it.
  • Links to full text when available.
Dissertations & Theses
  • indexing and abstracting of dissertations and theses from 1861 to present.
  • full text for most dissertations from 1997 to present.
  • Comprehensive coverage of North American.

eBooks

Books 24x7
  • Aircraft Design
  • Flight Dynamics & Control
  • Flight Testing
  • Manufacture & Planning
  • Propulsion
  • Radar
  • Space System Design
  • Structures & Materials
  • Technologies
Knovel
  • Over 200 + titles
CRCnetBASE
  • Over 250 + titles

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Definitions

At a basic level:

Aeronautics:  Studies the mechanics of air.

Astronautics: Studies the mechanics of space beyound the earth's atmosphere.

Aerospace:  The umbrella term for all things AeroAstro.