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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.


Knovel gives 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; and
  • 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

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. Coulson and Richardson's Chemical Engineering Volume 1 - Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer and Mass Transfer (6th Edition)
  3. Loss Prevention in the Process Industries (2nd Edition)
  4. DIPPR Project 801 - Full Version
  5. Ludwig's Applied Process Design for Chemical Petrochemical Plants, Volume 1 (4th Edition)
  6. Lees' Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, Volumes 1-3 (3rd Edition)
  7. Coulson and Richardson's Chemical Engineering Volume 2 - Particle Technology and Separation Processes (5th Edition)
  8. Chemical Process Equipment - Selection and Design
  9. Yaws' Handbook of Thermodynamic and Physical Properties of Chemical Compounds
  10. Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers - A Manual of Quick, Accurate Solutions to Everyday Process Engineering Problems (4th Edition)
  11. Knovel Critical Tables (2nd Edition)
  12. Gas Purification (5th Edition)
  13. Coulson and Richardson's Chemical Engineering Volume 3 - Chemical and Biochemical Reactors and Process Control (3rd Edition)
  14. Plant Engineer's Reference Book (2nd Edition)
  15. Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (2nd Edition)
  16. Kent and Riegel's Handbook of Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology, Volumes 1 & 2 (11th Edition)
  17. Knovel Solvents - A Properties Database
  18. 2009 ASHRAE Handbook - Fundamentals (SI Edition)
  19. International Critical Tables of Numerical Data, Physics, Chemistry and Technology (1st Electronic Edition)
  20. Chemical Resistance of Plastics and Elastomers (3rd Electronic Edition)


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