Links to Information for Design

Here are some useful web links. Please let me know if you find other links that you think should be included.

  • Lincoln Design Competition - info on the competition you will be entering in the Spring
  • Electronic library resources - online SJSU library resources
  • Patent search resources - US Patent Office search resources
  • www.pat2pdf.org - free tool to search and print patents to pdf format
  • Thomas Register - exhaustive listing of US manufactures for virtually everything
  • MatWeb - tremendous searchable database for material datasheets
  • Mechatronic component resources - links to components, mfg's, and suppliers of parts for mechatronics
  • Other mechatronics resources - other resources on subjects related to design and mechatronics
  • Engineer on a Disk - extensive set of engineering knowledge resources (see those for ME)
  • The Internet Guide to Engineering, Mathematics, and Computing - an incredible catalog of resources!
  • The Engineering Zone - an interesting site with many links to engineering resources
  • Machine Design Magazine - a popular trade magazine for machine designers
  • Design News Magazine - a good trade magazine slanted toward machine tools, etc.
  • Engineering Case Studies - an excellent resource to study a wide variety of design cases