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Selected top Universities in Petroleum Engineering

University of Texas at Austin, Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering Dept.

University of Western Australia, Centre for Oil & Gas Engineering

University of Texas A&M, Petroleum  Engineering Dept.

University of Queensland, Dept of Earth Sciences

Stanford University, Petroleum Engineering Dept.

University of Adelaide, School of Petroleum Engineering

University of Tulsa, Petroleum Engineering Dept

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

University of Oklahoma, Dept of Petroleum and Geological Engineering

University of New South Wales, Centre for Petroleum Engineering

Colorado School of Mines, Petroleum Engineering Dept.

Abu Dhabi Petroleum University


Professional Organizations in Petroleum Engineering

Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

American Petroleum Institute (API)

American Association of Drilling Engineers

Dhahran Geoscience Society (DGS)

American Association of Petroleum Geologists

International Society for Rock Mechanics

American Geological Institute (AGI)

American Institute of Chemical Engineers




Fluid Mechanics 

Units and Constants

Fundamental Physical Constants (NIST)

FAQ on Pumps and Fluid Systems

Engineering Unit Converter

Numerical methods for 1D compressible flows

Exit Spout Velocity Calculator

Manometer Pressure Calculator

Compressible Aerodynamics Calculator

Calculation for Venturi Flowmeter

Calculation for Orifice Flowmeter

Turbulent Shear Flows/Near-Wall Turbulence

Bernoulli Equation

Fluid Statics

Shear flow kinematics

Boundary Layers

Navier-Stokes Equation

Reynolds Number Calculator

Computation of unsteady flow

Boundary Layer Flow

Fluid Dynamics and Engineering Resources

Aerodynamic Flow Calculator

Turbulent Boundary Layer Data

Thermodynaic Properties of Gases

Supersonic flow

The Internet Glossary of Pumps

Pipe Pressure Loss Calculator

Dimensionless Parameters

Tube Properties

Flow rate through Venturi pipe free calculator

Fluid Mechanics Books and Prices

Vortex Dynamics- An Overview

Fluid Mechanics - Lecture Notes

Gallery of Fluid Mechanics

Fluid Flow Calculator

Fluid Mechanics Demonstrations

Introduction to Rheology


Introduction to Continuum Mechanics

On-Line Friction Piping Loss

CFD Resources Online

Duct Friction Loss Calculation

Rheology - Main Page

CFD codes list

On-Line Pump System Design

Lecture Notes from University of Leeds

CFD books list

Self-Study Material on Fluid Mechanics

Solved Problems in Fluid Mechanics


Units & Measures

Prefixes used in metric notations

Metric Units: Common Equivalent Weights and Measures

The Periodic Table

Conversion Of Units

Metric Units:Mathematical notations for Orders of Magnitude

Online Unit Conversion

A Dictionary of Units

Flow rate through Venturi pipe free calculator

Online Unit Conversion


 Engineering Thermodynamic

Basic Chemical Thermodynamics

THERMODYNAMICS - Basic Cycles and Components

Discussion - What is Entropy

Thermodynamics Notes

Thermodynamic Data and Property Calculation

Unit Conversion-Important Numbers

Second Law of Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics of Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions

Thermodynamics Demonstrations

Thermodynamics Data Sheet

Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

Thermal Connections

Expert System for Thermodynamics

Third Law of Thermodynamics

Encyclopedia of Thermodynamics

Gas Turbine Cycle

The First Law of Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics and Thermal Physics


Heat Transfer

Heat Transfer Formula

An Introduction to Pinch Technology

Heat Transfer in Polymer Processing

Heat Transfer Fundamentals

Step by Step Pinch Technolgy


Heat Exchanger Fouling Factors

Basic Thermodynamics


Heat Exchangers Design Examples

Heat Transfer & Heat Loss Calculations


Cooling Fins

Basics of Heat Transfer

HT tutorial

Heat-Transfer Fluids

Calculating U Values

Unsteady State Heat Transfer


Mass Transfer & Separations

Adsorption Phenomena

Step by Step McCabe-Thile Distillation

Introduction to Distillation

Diffusion Processes

Continous Liquid Liquid Extraction

Online Calculator for Distillation Column Design

Introduction to Mass Transfer Operations

Development of distillation tray efficiency model

Overview of Distillation Process

The Rayleigh Equation

Distillation Calculation McCabe-Thiele Method

Modeling-Simulation of Reactive Distillation

Tower Sizing and Pricing

Distillation Simulation - Tutorial

Energy Conservation in Distillation

Trays, in more detail

Distillation Theory And Practice

In Depth Look at Extractive Distillation








Numerical Methods Recourses

Numerical methods for Fortran programmers - links to the libraries, centers, data analysis and signal processing, arithmetics and statistics , optimization etc.

Numerical Recipes Book Home Page - The Numerical Recipes (NR) books are developed by Numerical Recipes Software and published by Cambridge University Press

Newton's method and high order iterations - History, convergence results, Halley's iteration and high order new iterations

Introduction to Successive Approximations in Your Spreadsheet - How to find real or complex solutions of one or more equations by computing successive approximations in a spreadsheet

Algorithms for Calculating the Square Root - Must visit....I love this page

Interval Computations - Introduction and Technical issues,Software and Languages,Applications - Really cool visit

Numerical Methods with MATLAB - Study guides, lecture slides, and worksheets

Scientific Computing and Associated Fields Resource Guide - This is a summary of Internet-related resources for a handful of fields related to Scientific Computing, primarily: scientific and engineering numerical computing , numerical analysis, symbolic algebra, statistics,operations research

Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations - A distance-learning course to study in your own time and at your own pace. Acquire a working knowledge using our problem-based learning environement with daily support / corrections from teachers exercising their right to pursue activities outside their university duties.

Finite Element / Numerical Methods with VectorSpace C++ Library - A math library in C++ with a set of linear algebra and integrable / differentiable objects

Numerical Methods - Online Course/Slides

Numerical Methods for Stochastic Differential Equations - Course Notes

Visual Demonstrations of Numerical Methods - Root Finding, Polynomial Interpolation, Numerical Quadrature