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hundreds of engineers to your desk.

ESDU provides validated design methods, data and software tools covering a wide range of engineering disciplines. The work of our ESDU Engineers is monitored, guided and rigorously validated by technical committees comprised of leading experts from industry, academia and government organizations from around the world, and is endorsed by key professional institutions. The result of this collaborative effort is a unique and unsurpassed engineering knowledge base.

Today's engineers have ready access to multiple sources of information. So what makes our content unique? Our products provide you with the collective knowledge of hundreds of engineers and include data and information that in many cases are unpublished and only available to ESDU through our committee process. Every Data Item issued by ESDU represents a consensus of opinion from experts in their field. Our content has gone through rigorous testing and validation to ensure the quality and reliability you require for confidence in your design process.


ESDU facilitates better and faster design using validated methods and solutions and reduces costly cycles of research, redesign and testing. ESDU methods and data form an important part of the design process for industry professionals in companies large and small and are a vital resource for scientists and engineers in research establishments and academic institutions throughout the world. These individuals and organizations use ESDU to:

Improve the design process, ensure quality and aid compliance
Reduce time to market
Complement in-house design manuals, codes, standards and analysis tools
Improve the ability to solve complex technical problems and develop innovative solutions
Explore design options and scenarios

All subscriptions include support from our technical experts for guidance on Data Item application.

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Bath-tub Fittings Case Study (Technical Publications and Standards) Having one ESDU Data Item to redesign cracked bath-tub fittings cited in FAA directive "saves company over a million dollars" according to a senior engineer. (View Full Article)
The ESDU Engineer - Issue 10 (Engineering Services) Data Item No. 97024, "Derivation of endurance curves from fatigue test data, including run-outs", and the two Fortran programs that accompany it. The Data Item and programs provide a method for the... (View Full Article)