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Knovel Launches Updated Interactive Graph Tools

Powerful Graphs Facilitate Use of Data and Increase Efficiency for Engineers

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/14/13 -- Knovel, a leader in providing a Web-based application that integrates technical information with analytical and search tools, today announced an impactful update to its interactive graph tools. The company has substantially improved the user interface and functionality of its Equation Plotter, Graph Digitizer, Graph Plotter, Phase Diagram Viewer and Parameterized Graph tools.

"Knovel aims to help engineers mine the usefulness of data, and these updated graphs are powerful tools engineers can use to find better answers more quickly," said Sasha Gurke, senior vice president and co-founder of Knovel.

Knovel offers more than 100,000 interactive objects, and the interactive graphs allow users to derive x, y coordinates from curves that can be expressed as an equation, digitize normally static graphs or plot and compare several curves from individual data points in a table. With the latest update, engineers are able to easily print or export graphs to Excel. Additional new features include:

  • Significant performance and usability enhancements inspired by suggestions from Knovel users
  • Completely reprogrammed scalable resolution so all the graphs can be resized within an enhanced user interface
  • New and improved functionality controls and a quick how-to-use guide
  • Ability to select a point to determine an x or y coordinate
  • Graphs no longer require Adobe Flash Player

The new graphs are now available. Customers interested in a demonstration are encouraged to attend a webinar on February 4th. Register online at For additional questions, contact Knovel customer support at [email protected].

About Knovel
Knovel is a Web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver answers engineers can trust. Knovel users include thousands of engineers and applied scientists worldwide. Knovel has more than 700 customers worldwide including 74 of the Fortune 500 companies, five of the Top 10 Constituents on the FTSE 100 Index and more than 400 leading universities. Knovel was acquired by Elsevier in January 2013. For more information, visit or call (866) 240-8174.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Nursing Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review, which help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world-leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

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