If you need to find articles on a TOPIC or SUBJECT, use one of our databases. Databases collect article references from many sources so you can search broadly.
If you have a reference and you want to FIND AN EXACT ARTICLE, use the A-to-Z journal list. Search for the journal title and follow the links to the full text.
Alternately, you can use Google Scholar, which is pretty good at locating EXACT article titles.
Perry's will have more of a dictionary feel, with very brief definitions. Kirk-Othmer and Ullmann's encyclopedias both have review articles on chemical engineering topics. Between these three respected, scholarly resources you should be able to define any chemical engineering terminology you come across.
Some patents or articles may have over 50 references, so you will have to pick and choose which references to look up. Consider....
Finding the references
Easiest way to find a reference is to copy and paste the full title, with quotation marks, into the University of Akron Google Scholar link. This link has the UA proxy, so it should give you access to full-text, even off campus.
Another way is to copy and paste the DOI (digital object identifier) into Google Scholar
Some general considerations about figures -
The links below may also be helpful.