Systems Engineering for Defence Capability
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CrossTalk - journal of defense software engineering
A free, open-access electronic journal on defence software engineering. It is provided by the Software Technology Support Center, an organization which assists the US Air Force and other other US government agencies in software procurement and development.
IHS Jane's Defence Equipment and Technology
Data, information and analysis on the air, land, naval and joint defence platforms, weapons and systems in service and under development around the world. Its content underpins market-leading products such as Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft. Access to Data Analytics is also available, including specifications analysis. *NOTE: The first time you use this database, you will need to register using these instructions available via the intranet: https://intranet.cranfield.ac.uk/Library/Cranfield/Pages/janes.aspx
International Journal of System of Systems Engineering (IJSSE)
Concepts, foundations, research directions, and practice implications for systems of systems engineering.
E-papers and Reports
INCOSE Connect Product Area
Provides links to shared INCOSE documents, including the INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook and INCOSE symposium papers via Wiley Online Library. **You will need to register for an INCOSE CAB account. Go to www.incose.org > click 'Join Us' > 'Join as an Associate Member Employee/Student' > Enter your Name and Cranfield email address > select Cranfield University > fill out form > select membership type: Associate Member > complete form. Any problems, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A large multidisciplinary abstract and indexing database that provides access to over 20,000 peer-reviewed titles, including 2,800 gold open access journals, from more than 5,000 international publishers. Scopus indexes more than 50,000 books, 6.5 million conference papers and 24 million patents from five patent offices.
Online Writing Lab
Free online advice from Purdue University on all aspects of academic writing, including creating a thesis statement, proofreading your work, technical paper writing, literary analysis and criticism, conducting research, email etiquette, citations, writer's block, and a grammar blog.
Reliability Engineering Resource Website, weibull.com
Provides subject guides, eBooks, research papers and handbooks on the subject of reliability engineering, reliability theory and reliability data analysis and modeling.
News and funding information for research professionals. Includes research funding opportunities, sponsors, news, and jobs. Also gives access to the full-text publication Research Fortnight. Sign up for a personal log-in to set up your own alerts in chosen subject areas, receive regular newsletters by email, save searches, and keep a watch on particular sponsors such as the MOD or DSTL. (This resource was previously known as ResearchResearch)
UK Defence Standardization
The DStan organisation develops and communicates UK MOD standardization policies, defence standards, procedures and guidance on standardization issues. Copies of electronic and hard copy versions of all extant UK Defence Standards are available from DStan. *Some may be charged for. If Barrington Library members require a defence standard which is not free, please contact your Barrington Library team.
Standards and Patents
Full text US patents and published applications. Patents from 1790 to 1975 are searchable only by Patent Number and Current US Classification. From 1976 they are searchable by all fields. Note: images will be read-only unless your pc has the appropriate TIFF reader. For more information, see http://www.uspto.gov/patft/help/images.htm