Physical Sciences &
Engineering Collection

New resources updated for 2024

Dedicated to the understanding and advancement of Physics, Chemistry and Material Sciences and Engineering disciplines, our extensive Physical Sciences and Engineering portfolio aims to provide researchers and academics with the resources they need.

Our range of journals, books and e-books aims to give easy access to the latest specialist content so that researchers, academics and practitioners can keep up to date with the latest innovations in the discipline. 

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947 journals

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12,551 books

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1.8 million + peer-reviewed articles

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      Free Access Articles Collection

      Free access for these journal articles only available via this page until 30 June 2024. Expand each journal tab to access the articles.

      Engineering Journals

      Wheel wear and rolling contact fatigue evolution under interaction of abrasive block and wheel–rail contact: results from field test
      by Peng Wang, Chenxi Xie, Xiaoxuan Yang et al.

      Automatic clustering-based approach for train wheels condition monitoring
      by Araliya Mosleh, Andreia Meixedo, Diogo Ribeiro et al.

      Elastic inclusions in ballasted tracks – a review and recommendations
      by H. G. S. Mayuranga, S. K. Navaratnarajah, C. S. Bandara & J. A. S. C. Jayasinghe

      An artificial intelligence transformation model – pod redesign of photomasks in semiconductor manufacturing
      by Shu-Kai S. Fan, Ming-Shen Chen, Chia-Yu Hsu et al.

      Systematic comparison of digital maturity assessment models
      by Bruno Cognet, Jean-Philippe Pernot, Louis Rivest et al.

      Digitalizing Circular Economy through Blockchains: The Blockchain Circular Economy Index
      by Davide Basile, Idiano D’Adamo, Valerio Goretti & Paolo Rosa

        Meet The Editor Series

        Get an in-depth look at our editors’ perspectives on research, career advice and the intricacies of their daily work in their respective domains.

        Professor Tanja Zimmerman
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        Professor Yukiko Takamura
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        “We strongly believe that we urgently need to close these materials cycles wherever possible. If we do this consistently, materials will have a huge impact on our way to a truly circular economy.”

        – Professor Tanja Zimmerman, Advisory Member of Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM) & Director of Empa

            International Women in Engineering Day Collection

            Celebrate International Women in Engineering Day with our exclusive article collection. Browse freely from now till 30 Sep ’24. Free access only available via this page. Expand each journal tab to access the articles.

            “Diversity drives better business results; however, despite decades of effort, women make up only 15% of engineers.”

            – Retaining Women in Engineering

              Industry Insight with Editor

              Find out the emerging trends and how you can publish your research in Robotics more successfully in this special audio interview.

              “This is an emerging trend: how to make robotics more useful is learning from data, learning from experience. There’s a lot of work being done right now in that area, basically moving away from traditional scientific based or model-based algorithms to make robots more capable.”

                  Open Access Book Collection

                  “Electromagnetism, meaning the motion and dynamic of charges and currents, is governed in the most general way by Maxwell’s equations.”

                  – The Science and Technology of Particle Accelerators

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                  CivilEngineeringnetBASE

                  e-Book Collections:
                  CivilEngineeringnetBASE

                  Filled with eBooks on practical applications, this compilation houses a wide range of valuable works—including the bestselling Civil Engineering Handbook—that serve the research needs of civil, structural, and geotechnical engineers as well as infrastructure managers and architects.

                  Industry 4.0 – Curated

                  Interdisciplinary Collections:
                  Industry 4.0 – Curated

                  This e-book collection provides a sampling of CRC Press/Taylor and Francis’ selection of key titles covering the many topics within Industry 4.0. It provides manufacturers a source of information that puts traditional manufacturing and engineering practices together with current technological advancements.

                  Data Science – Curated

                  Interdisciplinary Collections:
                  Data Science – Curated

                  Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the field, this ebook collection brings together titles from statistics, computer science, IT, and business. The books in this collection present research and applications in the field, including new statistical and computational techniques.

                  AI Salt Sand

                  Blog: Is AI bad for the environment?

                  Artificial intelligence benefits the environment in countless ways. But AI and its associated infrastructure can have negative direct and indirect impacts on the environment too. This article explores these potential impacts.

                  Women in STEM

                  Blog: Inspirational Women in STEM

                  12 women working in STEM highlight the experts and pioneers in science, tech, engineering, and math who have influenced them. Find out about these exceptional women, and how they’ve inspired others.

                  Engineering Taylor & Francis eBooks Collection

                  Taylor & Francis eBooks Collection

                  Explore curated selections of our ebooks covering a spectrum from chemical engineering to physics! Gain valuable insights through groundbreaking research today.

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