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Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: Properties, Spectra and Terminology

Introduce data and information resources in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and related fields for Mines community.

General References

The Handbooks listed below are often used reference books to find chemical/physical data of common substances and also general concepts in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering fields. 

Learn moreFinding Physical Properties of Chemicals: A Practical Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Librarians Published in Science and Technology Libraries, V. 21, Numbers 3/4 2001 (published fall 2003), p. 27-45 

Databases Indexing Properties and Spectra

Locate (M)SDS

Material Safety Data Sheet (SDS), is documentation accompany chemicals provide both chemists and emergency personnel with the proper procedures for handling or working with a particular substance. You can often find it from the vendors from which you purchased the chemical. And some other free sources also provide SDS for substances. However, please critically evaluate the source of the SDS before you use it in your lab. 

Critical Tables and Thermodynamic Data

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