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Engineering Science and Mechanics

The Engineering Science and Mechanics guide provides links to information on all topics related to engineering science and mechanics in relevant databases, journals, conference proceedings, technical reports, websites, professional societies, etc..

Encyclopedias and General Resources

Encyclopedias and handbooks provide general information on a particular topic – and are a good place to start if you are unfamiliar with the topic. Handbooks also provide numerical tables, calculations, professional guidelines and best practices that are particularly useful in a given field.
 

Suggested Terms/Subject Headings to Search in CAT

Environmental engineering
Image processing
Mechanical engineering
Microelectromechanical devices
Nanotechnology
Optical fiber communication
Optoelectronic devices
Photonics
Production of electric energy or power
Renewable energy sources
Structural engineering
Sustainability
Turbines
Wireless communication systems security measures

Browse Shelves Using These Call Numbers

Understanding Call Numbers Guide

Q300-Q342                 Cybernetics
R856-R857                   Biomedical engineering
TA350                           Mechanics
TA630-TA695              Structural engineering
TC160-TC181              Technical hydraulics
TJ212-TJ225                Control engineering systems
TJ265                            Thermodynamics
TJ782-TJ793                Internal combustion engines
TJ809-TJ812                Solar energy
TK452-TK454.4            Electric circuits, electric networks
TK2000-TK2891           Dynamoelectric machinery including generators, motors, transformers
TK2896-TK2985           Production of electricity by direct energy conversion
TK3001-TK3521           Distribution or transmission of electric power
TK5101-TK6720           Telecommunication (satellites, computer networks, etc.)
TP248.13-TP248.65     Biotechnology

Finding Books in the CAT

  • Use the Browse function if you are looking for a specific title or author (type last name first).
  • Use the Keyword function and combine terms to search on a topic then use the subject headings from relevant books for additional search terms.
  • Write down the call number and location for any book you want. If the item is not at your campus use the "I Want It" button to request it. 
  • For electronic books, click the link under the words "online content" to access the full text

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