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ESDU 2014

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ESDU validated engineering data: affordable site licences for methods, best practices, data and software tools. ESDU helps students and researchers to explore and optimise their design iterations and validate their final designs quickly and easily. It is relevant to a wide range of engineering disciplines, including mechanical, aerospace, structural and chemical.

Key Facts

Benefits

  • discount of up to 96% compared to commercial pricing
  • flexible commitment periods including a one year option
  • preferential rates for renewing institutions

Important dates

Agreement start date: 1 November 2014

Agreement end date: 31 October 2019

Invoice date: 1 August

Licence Type

Site licence

Commitment Period

Institutions may purchase one-year licences, to 31 October annually which will automatically renew unless licensee gives notice to terminate on or before the preceding 31 July.

A five year licence may also be purchased, ending on 31 October 2019. In this case there is an opt out clause which is activated by giving notice on or before 31 July 2017 to terminate on 31 October 2017.

Trial

For a 60 day free trial of this service, exclusive to the Chest Agreement, click here Free Trial of IHS ESDU.

Eligible Institutions

Higher and Further Education and Research Councils in the United Kingdom, and to Universities and Colleges of Further Education in the Republic of Ireland.

Other organisations aligned with Jisc’s charitable objectives of supporting education, research bodies and the public sector may ask to participate in the Agreement. Chest will liaise with the Supplier about any such requests.

Background Information

This is the fourth 5-year Chest Agreement for ESDU Validated Engineering Data. The first Agreement started on 1 November 1999.

Product Information

Supplier Details

Service Provider: IHS Global Ltd (registered in England and Wales: company number 788737), Willoughby Road, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8FB.

Product Description

ESDU Validated Engineering Data comprises:The ESDU Series:

Access and Identity Management Solution

Solution Availability
OpenAthens Yes
IP Address range Yes
Shibboleth No
Username / Password Yes

Technical Function Specification

Technical Function

Standard

Compliance

Full text linking

OpenURL

No

Federated searching

Z39.50 protocol

No

Harvesting

SRW/SRU

No

OAI-PMH

No

RSS or Atom

No

Metadata standards

Dublin Core

No

MARC

No

PRISM

No

Months embargo period

 

N/A

Digital preservation

Lockss

No

Clockss

No

Portico

No

Usage statistics

COUNTER

No

SUSHI

No

Accessibility

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

No

Personalisation features

 

No

Service levels

 

No

Updates

New content is added on an ad hoc basis – there is no regular published schedule. 

Alterations/Additions

All additions and new functionality will be incorporated at no additional charge.

Service and Support

Trials

For a 60 day free trial of this service, exclusive to the Chest Agreement, please click here Free Trial of IHS ESDU

Login information

Supplier: IHS Website

Technical Support

Support will be provided by IHS via a single contact or his/her deputy at each Institution. Contact details:

Licensees may reasonably expect queries to be answered within one working day.

Product Documentation

Product Documentation is provided online and can be copied. 

Training and Training Materials

Making copies of training materials for teaching purposes is permitted.

Download the poster to promote the ESDU Toolbox Apps for engineering calculations to your students.

Help students learn to use ESDU using the quizzes on;

Useful resources

Cover of the ESDU Catalogue 2017

IHS ESDU 2017 Catalogue - ESDU provides validated engineering design data, methods, and software. ESDU’s wide range of industry-standard design tools are presented in over 1500 design guides with supporting software.

Cover of the ESDU Academia BrochureESDU Academia Brochure - Engineering for Academia - many major universities worldwide use ESDU data and software in teaching and graduate and postgraduate research projects. Find out how you can use ESDU to equip your students with the latest tools and knowledge that industry demands.

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