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SciFo: The multi-user platform for research, technology, practice

Specialist media for engineers, technicians and scientists in training and practice at universities, institutes, libraries, companies or training and further education institutions:

In the virtual knowledge database, Vulkan-Verlag makes its entire publishing programme and a variety of other specialist information available online under a multi-user licence.

A multi-user licence at means for you:

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Virtual library

Archived, catalogued and integrated: Place your desired specialist media collectively in a library. You decide on your subject packages and media compilations.

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Licensing options

Discover the variety of customised purchase and licensing options: Single licence, corporate licence or campus licence with comprehensive access rights at your university and library.
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Perfect for university libraries or large companies and corporations with several locations: Any number of users can search all contents simultaneously at any time using a full-text search.

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Easy and secure to use: You have access anywhere and at any time without a complicated login procedure - the system automatically identifies the logged-in IP address or IP range.

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Put together your individual theme package with new publications and supplementary backlist titles from our eBooks. With a simple and transparent price structure, you can keep track of everything at all times.

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You can conveniently obtain your specialist journals (eJournals) with the scientific articles in an annual online subscription and also have full access to the extensive PDF archive.

SciFo: The knowledge database for your subject areas

For decades, Vulkan-Verlag has successfully offered specialist media in the following subject areas:


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More than 150 eBooks & journal issues with over 550 professional articles.

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Sensors & Measurement
  • Smart Factory & Robotics
  • Process Automation
  • Safety & Security
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Gas & Energy

More than 130 eBooks & journal issues with over 800 technical articles.

  • Energy Data Management & Smart City
  • Pipes, grids, components
  • Gas supply & Power-to-X
  • Heat market & gas utilisation technology
  • Energy storage & sector coupling
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Thermoprocessing & Steel

More than 200 eBooks & journal issues with over 950 technical articles.

  • Industrial furnaces, metallurgy and plant technology
  • Heat treatment, hardening, melting & casting
  • Burner technology
  • Electrothermal processes and electric steelmaking
  • Steel trade and steel research
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Filtration & Separation

Expertise and scientific research results on:

Filter media of all kinds, particle separation from gas and liquid streams, classification and separation of bulk materials or membrane, centrifuge or particle measurement technology.

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Water & Wastewater

More than 250 eBooks & journal issues with over 800 professional articles.

  • Water management
  • Water production & storage
  • Water treatment & distribution
  • Wastewater treatment & sludge treatment
  • Wastewater collection & discharge
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Pipeline construction

More than 175 eBook & magazine issues with over 900 technical articles.

  • Pipes, networks, components
  • Trenchless pipeline construction
  • Rehabilitation, corrosion protection & pipeline construction
  • Stormwater management
  • Drainage systems
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Industrial Fittings & Sealing Technology

More than 60 eBooks & journal issues with over 280 technical articles.

  • Process engineering
  • Chemistry/Petrochemistry
  • Water management, energy plants/power plant technology
  • Pharmaceutical and food technology
  • Refrigeration/cryogenics
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Combine your individual theme packages

Are you interested in cross-thematic content?

That's no problem either, put together your individual theme packages according to your individual wishes. We will create a customised offer for you.

Would you like to learn more?

We look forward to hearing from you. Please let us know which topics you are interested in and how many users should have access to the knowledge.


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Vulkan-Verlag GmbH
Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 55
D-45127 Essen