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SE 2: Structural Materials: Useful SE2 Info

This guide is intended to highlight the most useful resources for doing research for SE2. The majority of the information provided is subscribed to by the library, and is not available freely on the Web.

Aluminum Can info

For information about aluminum cans, these resources have proven useful in the past.  When searching for this topic, try a variety of search terms, including "beverage cans" and "beverage packaging" as well as "aluminum can".

Material Selection and Properties

If you are looking for property data for various materials, these resources should help.  The first link is especially useful for concrete info.


The UCSD Library now has ASTM standards online. You can access the full text of the current standards at the link below.


Products and Companies

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