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Scientific Data

Name Description
ASM Handbook

Extensive information on metal properties, selection, testing, welding, alloys, fracture, casting and corrosion.

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Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety InfoWeb Allows searching of MSDS, RTECS and Cheminfo. Useful for finding CAS Registry numbers and basic product data, but detailed information is not freely available.
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Online Content follows the most recent edition of the print Handbook. [RR]
e-CPS Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties (Canada) [RR]
E-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis [RR]
e-Therapeutics Based on the Canadian Pharmacists Association's (CPhA) publication, Therapeutic Choices;  an editorial team of physicians and pharmacists from across Canada have combined their experience and expertise to develop a disease-oriented model that reflects common and accepted practices using an evidence-based approach. [RR]
Handbook of pharmaceutical excipients A comprehensive, uniform guide to the uses, properties, and safety of pharmaceutical excipients [RR]
International Critical Tables of Numeric Data, Physics, Chemistry and Technology (ICT) Data on physical, thermodynamic, mechanical, and other properties. [RR]
IUPAC-NIST Solubility Database Solubility constants
Knovel Critical Tables "Tables of physical properties for more than 13,000 chemical compounds." [RR]
Nine Planets Multimedia tour of the solar system. Includes some astronomical data.
NIST Reference on Constants, Units, and Uncertainty Includes CODATA values of some physical data.
Physical Constants and Astronomical Data "Selected physical and astronomical data, and a scientific calculator. "
Prime Pages "A rich collection of mathematical information about prime numbers, including lists of prime numbers."
RxList - The Internet Drug Index "An index to a set of pharmaceutical monographs giving action, use, contraindications, and side-effects for 4000+ US drugs. Use the Search for Drug Name option for best results."
Smithsonian Physical Tables (Ninth Revised Edition) 901 tables covering a broad scope of common physical and chemical data. [RR]
USP - Food Chemicals Codex [RR]
USP - National Formulary [RR]

Measurement Units & Conversion

Name Description
Convert It! Calculators convert between various types of units.
MegaConverter A comprehensive site of less common conversions.
Online Conversion "Over 8,000 conversions available by categories."
Roman Numeral Conversion Converts Arabic to Roman and vice versa; explains structure of Roman numerals.
Weights and Measures "A rich collection of conversion tables and unit definitions, with a few math formulas for calculating area and volume. From InfoPlease."

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