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Aerospace Engineering

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

Electronic Book Collections

Some Suggested Terms to Search in the CAT

Gliding and Soaring
Jet Propulsion
Rocket Engines
Space Vehicles Turbomachines

Browse the Shelves Using These Call Numbers

Understanding Call Numbers Guide

TL 500-589 Aeronautics

TL 600-688 Aircraft

TL 701-704 Aircraft engines

TL 710-713 Flight

TL 780 Rocket Propulsion

TL 873 Manned spaceflight

TL 1050 Astrodynamics

TL 3000-3285 Astrionics and electrical equipment

TP 315-360 Fuel

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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