provides abstracts from 2,600 engineering journals, conferences, and reports. Included are the broad applied engineering areas of chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, mechanical, structural, process, materials science, solid state and superconductivity, bioengineering, energy, optics, air and water pollution, solid waste management, hazardous waste, road transportation, and transportation safety. Approximately 22% of the database is conference literature, and 90% of the source documents are in English.