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Nuclear Engineering

Databases and resources for Penn State faculty, staff, and students researching nuclear engineering topics.

Some Suggested Subject Headings you can use to search in the CAT

Nuclear energy
Nuclear fission
Nuclear fuel elements
Nuclear power plants
Nuclear reactors
Radioactive decontamination
Spent nuclear fuels

Call Numbers Ranges for Nuclear Engineering

At University Park, most materials in engineering may be located in the Engineering Library,325 Hammond (some Q call numbers and T call numbers), the Earth and Mineral Sciences Library,105 Deike (some T call numbers), the Physical and Mathematical Sciences Library, 201 Davey Lab (Q call numbers), on the 3rd floor of Paterno Library (some T call numbers), or on the 4th floor of Paterno Library (some R call numbers).

Finding Books in the CAT

  • 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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