Powerlink

Powerlink

Searching the Internet for technical material can be time-consuming, with no guarantee that the items found are reliable or complete. The Ricardo Powerlink Database provides a unique, industry-wide, and one-stop source for searching a wide range of topics. Because the database represents a managed collection, search results are highly focused and relevant, bringing substantial improvements in efficiency.

Source material for the Database is identified and indexed from a wide range of material, including conference papers, articles from the technical press, manufacturers’ literature, white papers, legislative material and other industry sources. All of these items are indexed by our team of information specialists and added to the Database for retrieval.

Topics covered include -

  • internal combustion engines

  • hybrid and electric powertrains

  • autonomous and connected vehicles

  • fuels & lubricants

  • emissions and air quality

  • noise and vibration

  • controls and electronics

  • fuel economy

Around 500 items are added to the Database each month, and in total, more than 300,000 references are available for searching, representing a substantial and valuable archive.

Document Delivery Service: The Powerlink Database is backed up by an extensive collection of electronic and hard-copy documents. Subject to copyright restrictions and fees, full-text copies of papers can be supplied on request.

The Powerlink Database is available on an online, annual subscription basis. To start a new subscription, visit our e-Store.

To discuss a free trial, please use the enquiry form on this page.