Searching Knovel: Material properties

 

In this walk-through, you will:

  • search for a material in Knovel
  • apply a property to a material


 

Step 1: Go to Knovel

Go to Knovel.

If necessary, login with your UMN credentials.


Tip: You are not required to create an account with Knovel



 

Step 2: Open Material Property Search

In the Property Search tab, follow the link to the Material Property Search.



 

Step 3: Search for a material

For this example we will search for fiberglass.

Notice the result count updates automatically.



 

Step 4: Filter by property

In the Filter by Property Name box, enter a property for the material.

In this example, we will enter tensile strength.



 

Step 5: Apply the property to your material

Drag the property tensile strength from the right column to the left column, beneath fiberglass.



 

Done!

You have searched for a material in Knovel and applied a property.

You are now able to:

  • search for a material in Knovel
  • apply a property to the material

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2020 3:57 PM