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Chemical properties data

Useful resources for finding chemical property data.

 

Alloy Phase Diagram Database

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: More than 40,000 binary and ternary alloy phase diagrams, from over 9,000 systems. With associated crystal and reaction data. From ASM International.

 

 

 

Computer Index of Nuclear Reaction Data (CINDA)

Access information: Freely available.
Description:

Bibliographic references to measurements, calculations, reviews, and evaluations of neutron cross-sections and other microscopic neutron data. Includes index references to numerical neutron data from four regional neutron data centers.

Photonuclear and charged particle reaction data included since 2005.

Coverage: Two automatic updates from EXFOR and NSR each year.

 

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics online

Access information: Access on and off campus
Description:

Physical property data and mathematical formulae. Tables are interactive. Structure and property searching is available.

Also includes current international recommendations on nomenclature, symbols, and units. Plus biographies of renowned chemists and physicists.

Coverage: Updated 99th edition.

 

DETHERM: Thermophysical Properties Database

Access information: Access on-campus. Off-campus via the VPN service. Open access resource - access could be removed at any time.
Description: Thermophysical properties of pure substances and mixtures. Thermodynamic properties, vapour pressures, transport properties, surface tensions, electrolyte data and phase equilibrium data for more than 60,000 pure compounds and 163,000 mixtures.
Coverage: Provides access to the following databases: Dortmunder Datenbank DDB, Electrolyte data collection ELDAR, Thermophysical database INFOTHERM, Thermophysical Parameter database COMDOR, Data collection C-DATA, Solubility Database CAPEC-SDB.
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Access information: Access on campus and off campus.
Description: Knovel platform includes technical reference information and interactive tools for targeted Materials/Property search across engineering disciplines.  Over 3,500 books are available during academic year 2017/18. 

 

 

Physical Sciences Data-science Service (PSDS)

Access information:

Free at the point of access for students and academics of UK academic institutions.

Personal registration may be required for some services. VPN service may be required to register from off campus.

Description:

A suite of chemistry databases and tools provided by the University of Southampton and the Science and Technology Facilities Council. Funded by the EPSRC.

Coverage: Cambridge Structural Database (CSD), DETHERM, ACD/ILab, BIOVIA Available Chemicals Directory (ACD),  FIZ Karlsruhe's Inorganic Crystal Structure Database (ICSD), CrystalWorks and SPRESIweb.
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About the Physical Sciences Data-science Service

(Science & Technology Facilities Services [Daresbury] hosted CrystalWorks access)