This page contains a variety of links to pages with useful engineering or college search information.  This page is designed as a resource for current or prospective Biosystems Engineering students.  The information is grouped by specialty, with the Table of Contents located below.  Please forward any useful links that you find helpful.
Ag & Biosystems Engineering Links
Link Content Description
American Society of
Agricultural and Biological Engineers
Standards, Membership Info The homepage for the Society for engineering in agricultural, food, and biological systems. The student section contains scholarship information and links to all student branch homepages.
ASABE Student Awards, Competitions & Scholarships Links This page provides a listing of ASABE Student Awards, Competitions & Scholarships
Academic Programs in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Links A comprehensive listing of the academic programs in biosystems and agricultural engineering in the US, Canada and Ireland.    
ASABE Career Resources/PE Licensure Links This page provides a listing of ASABE career resources.  
McNally Charts & Graphs
for Pumps
Fluid flow
technical data
A variety of information about pipe sizes, water properties, friction loss data, etc.
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Bioprocessing / Chemical / Food Engineering Links
Link Content Description
Periodic Table of the Elements @
Los Alamos Laboratory
Periodic Table, Element Info An interactive periodic table with links to more information about each of the elements.  Information includes atomic weight, properties, and uses.
WebElements - Scholar Edition
Periodic Table
Periodic Table, TECHNICAL element info Another interactive periodic table, this one has an abundance of technical data on each element, including density, melting point, enthalpies, radius info, uses, resistivities, and online movies!
The Chemical Engineers'
Resource Page
Links, Property
Info for Chemicals
Lots of information about fluid flow and chemical properties, plus MANY good links.
Food Engineering Online Info & links Information of a variety food engineering topics.
Understanding the 
Psychrometric Chart
Explanation of 
the Chart
An explanation of the properties expressed in the chart with examples & why it is usefulness.
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Electrical / Instrumentation Engineering Links
Link Content Description
The Electrical Engineering
Homepage
Circuits, tutorials, links, info Lots of useful information.  Large circuit schematic database, electronics tutorials, magazine articles about new technology, etc.
Electrical Engineering
TUTORIALS on the Web
Electronics tutorials A variety of tutorials on subjects including general electronics, operational amplifiers, communications, batteries, and power conversion.
Circuits Archive Circuits, data sheets, basic info Collection of circuit schematics & basic information useful in the design of digital or analog circuits.
Sensors Magazine Sensor info Online version of Sensors, including archived articles and advertisements about sensor & instrumentation technology.  
Component Information Useful info & explanations Links to information about a variety of electronic components including resistors, sensors, switches, coils, relays, solenoids, transistors, diodes, etc.
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Environmental / Soil & Water Engineering Links
Link Content Description
ASABE Student Awards, Competitions & Scholarships Links This page provides a listing of ASABE Student Awards, Competitions & Scholarships
Ground Water Atlas
of the United States
Maps, Info Online version of the USGS Ground Water Atlas
Soil Information for 
Environmental Modeling and Ecosystem Management
Soil maps, climates, & data Variety of information about U. S., intended for non-soil scientists.  Still missing lots of data.
Best Management Practices
Webpage
Bulletins, Design guides Links to technical and economic information on several types of best management practices, including waste management & conservation till.
McNally Charts & Graphs
for Pumps
Fluid flow
technical data
A variety of information about pipe sizes, water properties, friction loss data, etc.
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Material Properties Links
Link Content Description
efunda Materials Homepage Material props A great site with crucial engineering information (mechanical, thermal, & physical data) on the major metals and some polymers.  
MatWeb Physical, Mechanical, & Thermal data

MatWeb, the materials information database with data on 23,811 materials including metals, plastics, ceramics, and composites.        So comprehensive it is sometime hard to find stuff.

Basic Machine Tool Safety and Use Metal  
fabrication
This page describes the safe operation of a lathe and a mill to make simple objects.
Companies for Materials Science and Engineering Material supplier links Links to a variety of materials suppliers, grouped by type of material.
Materials science and engineering information gateways Material supplier links The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining global network for professionals in the materials cycle.
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Power & Machinery / Mechanical Engineering Links
Link Content Description
efunda Design, Material props, Process info, Constants An expansive online engineering resource with tons of valuable information.  Online calculators, material data, design center, math refreshers, etc.
American Society of
Agricultural and Biological Engineers
Standards, Membership Info The homepage for the Society for engineering in agricultural, food, and biological systems.  Some online standards for equipment design.
Society of Automotive 
Engineers Homepage
Standards  Standards information for mobile equipment design.  Most of the standards must be purchased. 
Basic Machine Tool Safety and Use Metal  
fabrication
This page describes the safe operation of a lathe and a mill to make simple objects.
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High School Students - Science Fairs & Contests
Link Content Description
Environmental Design Contest Problem, Rules, Award Info An exciting contest that gives students the chance to tackle present-day environmental challenges.  The top teams receive cash awards and fellowships to the WERC consortium universities.
Intel Science & Engineering Fair Rules, Info, 
Past Projects
Each year, approximately 7 million high school students develop original research projects and present their work at local science competitions.  
Intel Science Talent Search Rules, Past winners, Info The nationís oldest and most highly-regarded science competition for over 70 years. 
Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair Info The Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair is the premier science competition for students in middle and high school in our 23-county service area of East Tennessee. We have promoted teaching the scientific method in science, engineering, and math since 1952.
Science Olympiad Info The Science Olympiad tournaments are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions, held on regional, state, and national levels that consist of a series of individual and team events which students prepare for during the year. 
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Unit Conversions -- Online Calculators
Link Content Description
Online Unit Converter Unit conversion  Select a property, the units you'd like to convert from & to, and this calculator will do the conversion for you!
efunda Unit Converter Unit conversion Select a property, the units you'd like to convert from, and the calculator will calculate all the conversion possibilities.
efunda Online Calculators Engineering, financial, & other calculators  A great collection of online calculators, including Financial, Hardness, Friction factor, Reynolds #, Stress calculations, and a host of others.
Jehar & Associates Online
Calculator Webpage
Chemical engineering calculators  Several calculators for chemical engineering work, including psychrometrics, pressure drop in pipes, etc
Universal Constants (National
Inst. of Standards & Technology)
Physical 
constants
Internationally recommended values of the fundamental physical constants. 
Online Steam Tables Steam table
data 
This calculator is used to compute the thermo- dynamic properties of saturated steam. It uses steam properties from the 1967 ASME Steam Tables.  
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