RiCK Partners and Information Sources

RiCK Partners and Information Sources

Accelerate and simplify your knowledge search with RiCK™

RiCK™ can help you successfully source a list of abstracts or open-access documents that direct you precisely to the information you need to discover. The database is compiled from industry-leading sources and has over 300,000 abstracts in one place. Using RiCK™ can help you rapidly accelerate your technical research workflow. Content is selected by the RiCK™ knowledge team to ensure relevant results.

The information in RiCK™ is sourced from leading partners and information providers in the global automotive, engineering, transport and energy sectors.

Here is an overview of our partners and the technical content listed within RiCK™. Transform your technical research with immediate access to lists of the best information sources.

Automotive World

Automotive World’s goal is to help stakeholders understand the future of mobility. Automotive World has a team of researchers and contributors that conduct in-depth research into autonomous and connected vehicles, advance propulsion and urban and shared mobility among other topics. They produce a variety of reports, articles, market forecasts, OEM strategy updates and webinars that are listed within RiCK™.

  • Those with a subscription to RiCK™ and Automotive World will be able to access documents via their Automotive World subscription 
  • For those who don’t have a subscription to Automotive World - you can access a list of abstracts with summaries guiding you directly to the information/report you need
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SAGE Publishing - Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)

SAGE Journals is home to leading authors and publishes over 1000 specialist journals, over 50 engineering journals and 18 journals from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. RiCK™ lists abstracts of the mechanical engineering papers available from these journals:

  1. International Journal of Engine Research
  2. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy
  3. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture
  4. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science
  5. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering
  6. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology
  7. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit
  • Those with a subscription to RiCK™ and SAGE Journals will be able to access documents immediately.
  • Open-access articles and documents are accessible via RiCK™ for all with a RiCK™ subscription.
  • For those who don’t have a subscription to the SAGE engineering journals, you can access a list of abstracts with summaries guiding you directly to the journal or article you need.
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Ricardo knowledge

Ricardo has a global team of consultants, engineers and scientists that are passionate about engineering, and environmental consultancy specialising in the transport, energy and scarce resources sector. Recently published Ricardo papers cover topics on connected vehicle services, the impact of Covid-19 on air quality, traction energy optimisation in rail applications, heat flux correlation models for spray evaporative cooling, and the use of design of experiments for electric powertrain design. There are over 4000 sources of Ricardo authored content within the RiCK™ database.

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Other sources

The knowledge listed in RiCK™ is acquired from a range of trusted sources and includes abstracts and open-access documents from reputable sources like SAE and Elsevier (including Science Direct).

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