What is WebDEX?

Your bibliographic index includes citations of:

  • SAE technical papers since 1906
  • Current and canceled aerospace and ground vehicle standards
  • Current and canceled aerospace material specifications
  • SAE's line of professional magazines for engineers
  • SAE books and special publications since 1965
  • Cooperative Research Program Reports

For information about SAE's database products, which include detailed summaries in addition to bibliographic information, click here.

The SAE WebDEX includes more than 69,000 bibliographic citations for several types of information:

Technical Papers
Ever wonder what your well-respected colleagues who are employed by your competitor are doing? Use WebDEX to search by author and see what SAE technical papers they are producing. Or monitor industry trends by searching only the most recent titles. With more than 54,000 papers dating back to 1906, nothing describes this index better than "comprehensive."

Books
Search titles, authors, and keywords of all of the 1,300 books in SAE's prestigious collection of engineering resources. From historic classics like How Detroit Became the Automotive Capital to manufacturing theses such as Stereolithography and other RP&M Technologies: From Rapid Prototyping to Rapid Tooling, you'll find the SAE library full of useful titles.

Technical Standards
Get access to every design and engineering standard published by SAE. Whether canceled, superseded, or current, you'll know the latest available titles and when they last changed. In total, WebDEX subscribers can peruse approximately 7,600 citations of technical standards.

Magazine Articles and Research Reports
Need to know what viewpoints and news items were published in SAE's recent trade journals? Articles printed since 1990 in Automotive Engineering International, Aerospace Engineering, Off-Highway Engineering, and Truck Engineering are included in WebDEX's bibliographic listings. In addition, citations are included from SAE's Cooperative Research Program Reports—leading-edge research projects relevant to the engineering community.

The documents in WebDEX relate to:

  • aircraft
  • automation
  • buses
  • design
  • electronics
  • engineering
  • engines
  • environment
  • fuels and lubricants
  • human factors
  • management
  • manufacturing
  • marketing
  • materials
  • military vehicles
  • modeling
  • motorcycles
  • off-highway equipment
  • operations
  • parts and components
  • passenger cars
  • propulsion
  • qualityng
  • reliability
  • research
  • safety
  • spacecraft
  • testing
  • truck vehicle systems

Easy Electronic Access
SAE WebDEX's availability through the World Wide Web speeds your access to data with powerful searching software and the option to search by subject category, document number, keywords in titles, author's name, author's organization, and publication dates. You can enhance your searching with wild cards (truncation), word proximity operators, nested logic, and Boolean logic (AND, OR, NOT).

Note
Full-text abstracts and networking options are not available with WebDEX, but are accessible via SAE's line of topic-specific and premium databases (available on CD-ROM or the World Wide Web).

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