About Knovel

Knovel is an online resource combining books, technical information, interactive equations and analytical tools.

Through IChemE, members have free access to 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 reference books 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.
New for 2024/25

The following titles are new for 2024/25. Alternatively, view the full list of available resources.

  • Crude Unit Corrosion Guide - A Manual for Plant Operators; Process Engineers; Metallurgists; Maintenance Engineers; Inspectors; and Equipment Specialists (3rd Edition)
  • Coulson and Richardson's Chemical Engineering; Volume 2B - Separation Processes (6th Edition)
  • Carbon Dioxide Capture and Conversion - Advanced Materials and Processes
  • Emerging Carbon Capture Technologies - Towards a Sustainable Future
  • Handbook of Fillers (5th Edition)
  • NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
  • Dictionary of Oil & Gas Industry Terms (2nd Edition)
  • Fundamentals of Drug Development
  • Fundamentals of Risk Management for Process Industry Engineers
  • Green Chemistry and Technology
  • Green Products in Food Safety
  • Hydrogen Production and Energy Transition; Volume 1
  • Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation and Technology (2nd Edition)
  • Machine Learning in Biotechnology and Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing of Pharmaceutical Proteins - From Technology to Economy (3rd Edition)
  • New Approach to HAZOP of Complex Chemical Processes
  • Process Safety Management and Human Factors - A Practitioner's Experiential Approach
  • Python for the Life Sciences - A Gentle Introduction to Python for Life Scientists
  • Recycling of Plastics
  • Sodium-Ion Batteries - Advanced Technology and Applications
  • Textile Dyes and Pigments - A Green Chemistry Approach
  • Thermodynamics Made Simple for Energy Engineers & Engineers in other Disciplines (2nd Edition)
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations Made Easy - A Practical Guide for Licensure
  • Process Intensification - Breakthrough in Design; Industrial Innovation Practices; and Education

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.

To find out more about accessing the full breadth of the content available, please contact Knovel and reference IChemE.

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.

New to Knovel?

These training videos and online support will help you navigate your way around Knovel.

To access Knovel

To access Knovel, log in to MyIChemE and navigate to Resources.

The Knovel ToGo app is now available for IChemE members to download for free.

For more information on how to use Knovel's web-based engineering resources, view the recorded webinar below.