Cranfield University (Technical Reports Collection)
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About the library
Copac contains Cranfield’s Technical Reports collection. This specialises in Aeronautics and is also strong in Agriculture and Soil Sciences, Automotive/motorsport, Engineering, Environment and Management. The metadata is particularly rich as each report is catalogued at item rather than series level. Reports are generally available for interlibrary loan and a growing number are digitised.
Cranfield’s Aeronautical reports comprise a nationally, if not internationally, important collection of current and historical technical and research reports relating to aerospace and air transport engineering and management from leading research establishments and organisations. Many reports date back to the early the 1940s and 1950s and some even earlier. The translations of reports produced at the Luftfahrtforschungsanstalt Hermann Goring (LFA), Volkenrode which describe German aeronautical research, especially during the 1940s are of particular historical interest.
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
- NATO Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development (AGARD)
- European Space Agency (ESA)
- International Civil Aviation Organization
- Aeronautical Research Council (ARC)
- Royal Aircraft / Aerospace Establishment (RAE)
- Office National d’Études et de Recherches Aérosatiales (ONERA)
- Nationaal Lucht- en Ruimtevaartlaboratorium
- Deutsche Luft- und Raumfahrt
- National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)
The full Cranfield University catalogue including analytics of technical papers, theses, books, journals, reports, and other special collections is available online.
British Library Interlibrary Loan Codes
- Cranfield University Library: G2
Can I see live document availability on Copac? No.
Can I obtain items via Inter Library Loan? Yes.
Can I visit the library to view materials? Yes. Visitors to Kings Norton Library are very welcome during staffed hours (see the website for details). The collections can be viewed for reference purposes, or we welcome membership applications from SCONUL Access members.
Cranfield University data on Copac
Example record from Cranfield University:
Phonon enhancement of the electronic specific heat near the martensitic transformation in Ti(Ni, Co) cubic B2 alloys : RENFORCEMENT DU COEFFICIENT DE CHALEUR SPÉCIFIQUE ÉLECTRONIQUE DÛ AU COUPLAGE ÉLECTRÒN-PHONON AU VOISINAGE DE LA TRANSFORMATION MARTENSITIQUE DANS LA FAMILLE DES ALLIAGES CUBIQUES DE TYPE B2 Ti(Ni, Co) / Daniel Abbé, René Caudron et Paul Acosta.
Published: Châtillon-sous-Bagneux : ONERA 1978
You can browse all the titles on Copac starting with the above title.