Knovel library

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  • basic search
  • interactive equations
  • data search
  • interactive tools
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About Knovel

Knovel is a web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver answers engineers can trust. Knovel is a free resource for IChemE members – a library at your fingertips that offers many benefits.


IChemE's subscription to Knovel allows members to access over 300 leading reference works and databases that enable you to:

  • quickly find answers to technical engineering questions
  • gain access to information hidden in complex graphs, equations and tables using analytical and search tools
  • access to reliable reference content across a range of chemical engineering topics including; petroleum engineering, sustainability, design, process safety and loss prevention, water treatment, bioprocess and biotechnology, materials selection and safety compliance

Can't find what you're looking for?

We review the list of titles available to IChemE members annually and use search records to ensure the most sought-after volumes are available wherever possible. If you have a specific book you would like us to consider, please contact us

What can I use Knovel for?

  • solving design problems
  • look up a chemical formula
  • locating new materials
  • improving processes
  • spec out project plans
  • research into new topics
  • validate assumptions and equipment


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IChemE member top downloads

  1. Coulson and Richardson's Chemical Engineering Volume 6 - Chemical Engineering Design (4th Edition)
  2. Lee's Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, Volumes 1-3 - Hazard Identification, Assessment and Control (4th Edition)
  3. Chemical Engineering Design - Principles, Practice and Economics of Plant and Process Design (2nd Edition)
  4. Chemical Process Equipment - Selection and Design (3rd Edition)
  5. Coulson and Richardson's Chemical Engineering Volume 1 - Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer and Mass Transfer (6th Edition)
  6. Chemical Engineering Design - SI Edition (5th Edition)
  7. Coulson and Richardson's Chemical Engineering Volume 2 - Particle Technology and Separation Processes (5th Edition)
  8. Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers (5th Edition)
  9. Yaws' Handbook of Thermodynamic and Physical Properties of Chemical Compounds
  10. Coulson and Richardson's Chemical Engineering Volume 3 - Chemical and Biochemical Reactors and Process Control (3rd Edition)
  11. Knovel Solvents - A Properties Database
  12. Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (2nd Edition)
  13. Loss Prevention in the Process Industries (2nd Edition)
  14. Mineral Processing Plant Design, Practice, and Control Proceedings, Volumes 1-2
  15. Plant Engineer's Reference Book (2nd Edition)
  16. Ludwig's Applied Process Design for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants, Volume 2 (4th Edition)
  17. 2009 ASHRAE Handbook - Fundamentals (SI Edition)
  18. Dictionary of Chemistry (6th Edition)
  19. Pressure Vessel Design Manual (3rd Edition)
  20. Yaws' Handbook of Antoine Coefficients for Vapor Pressure (2nd Electronic Edition)


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