IHS Engineering Introduces Next Generation of Engineering Handbooks for University Market

ESDU-Academic Provides Engineering Schools With a More Convenient And

Affordable Reference Tool for Students, Professors and Research Professionals



Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from IHS Engineering

    DENVER, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- IHS Engineering,
 the leading worldwide provider of technical standards, specifications,
 logistics and parts information, today introduced a new concept in engineering
 handbooks to the almost 700 universities nationwide with engineering programs.
 Based on the award-winning ESDU (Engineering Sciences Data Unit) product,
 ESDU-Academic is a subscription service accessible conveniently via the
 Internet, offering engineering methods, principles, software and related
 equations for the aerospace, process and environmental, mechanical and
 structural engineering disciplines.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20001208/LAF007LOGO )
     The e-handbook series is comparable to hardcopy handbooks, only with more
 depth and detail, rigorous analysis, peer review, "what if" scenarios,
 interactive programs, and regular updates.  The information found in these
 e-handbooks is gathered and formulated by ESDU's staff of professional
 engineers with assistance from more than 300 volunteer committee members from
 academia and industry.  All ESDU publications are subject to review and
 approval by the committee members prior to publication.
     "One of the things that makes ESDU so reliable and valuable is who's
 behind it," said Kirk Hanes, senior vice president of sales.  "Teams of
 industry experts, consultants and eminent educators apply a rigorous review,
 validation and a development process to all the information contained within
 the e-handbooks' more than 1200 design guides.  These e-handbooks are an
 accumulation of more than 60 years of knowledge and industry know-how."
     The new series is useful for engineering students, technical librarians,
 engineering professors and professors involved in research.  Students can use
 it as part of their given curriculum and apply the data, charts, graphs,
 equations and computer programs to supplement their lectures.  The ESDU
 material is particularly useful in supporting student-design projects.  ESDU
 also helps students think and process real-life examples with a real-world
 engineering tool at the convenience of the student's desktop, unlike the
 hardcopy versions of the popular Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical
 Engineers, Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook or AIAA's Design Guide for
 Aerospace Engineers.  By using ESDU in a learning environment, students are
 introduced to practical applications of design guides they can use in future
 careers.
     IHS Engineering is offering ESDU-Academic, to select learning institutions
 in the U.S. for a special academic price of $7,500 (a $110,000 value) for the
 complete subscription package.  This pricing provides online access to ESDU-
 Academic for all staff members and students without restriction on the amount
 of use or number of simultaneous users.  For more information visit
 www.ihs.com/esdu or call 800-716-3447.
 
     About IHS Engineering
     Denver-based IHS Engineering, an IHS Group company, is the worldwide
 leader in providing engineering, technical and regulatory information in a
 variety of media, from the Internet to CD-ROM to hardcopy.  IHS Group is an
 industry leader in developing and making available information solutions, with
 annual sales in excess of $400 million. Its companies serve the vital
 information needs of customers across the world's technical, business and
 professional sectors. IHS Group employs over 3,000 people worldwide.  For
 additional information on IHS Engineering and its services, visit www.ihs.com.
 
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    DENVER, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- IHS Engineering,
 the leading worldwide provider of technical standards, specifications,
 logistics and parts information, today introduced a new concept in engineering
 handbooks to the almost 700 universities nationwide with engineering programs.
 Based on the award-winning ESDU (Engineering Sciences Data Unit) product,
 ESDU-Academic is a subscription service accessible conveniently via the
 Internet, offering engineering methods, principles, software and related
 equations for the aerospace, process and environmental, mechanical and
 structural engineering disciplines.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20001208/LAF007LOGO )
     The e-handbook series is comparable to hardcopy handbooks, only with more
 depth and detail, rigorous analysis, peer review, "what if" scenarios,
 interactive programs, and regular updates.  The information found in these
 e-handbooks is gathered and formulated by ESDU's staff of professional
 engineers with assistance from more than 300 volunteer committee members from
 academia and industry.  All ESDU publications are subject to review and
 approval by the committee members prior to publication.
     "One of the things that makes ESDU so reliable and valuable is who's
 behind it," said Kirk Hanes, senior vice president of sales.  "Teams of
 industry experts, consultants and eminent educators apply a rigorous review,
 validation and a development process to all the information contained within
 the e-handbooks' more than 1200 design guides.  These e-handbooks are an
 accumulation of more than 60 years of knowledge and industry know-how."
     The new series is useful for engineering students, technical librarians,
 engineering professors and professors involved in research.  Students can use
 it as part of their given curriculum and apply the data, charts, graphs,
 equations and computer programs to supplement their lectures.  The ESDU
 material is particularly useful in supporting student-design projects.  ESDU
 also helps students think and process real-life examples with a real-world
 engineering tool at the convenience of the student's desktop, unlike the
 hardcopy versions of the popular Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical
 Engineers, Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook or AIAA's Design Guide for
 Aerospace Engineers.  By using ESDU in a learning environment, students are
 introduced to practical applications of design guides they can use in future
 careers.
     IHS Engineering is offering ESDU-Academic, to select learning institutions
 in the U.S. for a special academic price of $7,500 (a $110,000 value) for the
 complete subscription package.  This pricing provides online access to ESDU-
 Academic for all staff members and students without restriction on the amount
 of use or number of simultaneous users.  For more information visit
 www.ihs.com/esdu or call 800-716-3447.
 
     About IHS Engineering
     Denver-based IHS Engineering, an IHS Group company, is the worldwide
 leader in providing engineering, technical and regulatory information in a
 variety of media, from the Internet to CD-ROM to hardcopy.  IHS Group is an
 industry leader in developing and making available information solutions, with
 annual sales in excess of $400 million. Its companies serve the vital
 information needs of customers across the world's technical, business and
 professional sectors. IHS Group employs over 3,000 people worldwide.  For
 additional information on IHS Engineering and its services, visit www.ihs.com.
 
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