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Subject Librarian:

Julie Kelly

This subject covers: the study, design, and maintenance of machinery. Other related topics are mathematics and the physical sciences including mechanics, chemistry, physics, mechanics of materials, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, statics, and dynamics. Heat transfer, tribology, plasma physics, and nanoparticle research are also important.

Article Databases and Indexes

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Search both Inspec and Compendex for articles and conference papers related to engineering, computer science, and physics.

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

IMPORTANT NOTE: This resource does not work well with the Safari browser on Macs. Firefox works fine on the Macintosh platform. The Technical papers portion of SAE Mobilus references thousands of SAE Technical Papers covering the latest advances and research in all areas of mobility engineering including ground vehicle, aerospace, off-highway, and manufacturing technology. Sample coverage includes fuels and lubricants, emissions, electronics, brakes, restraint systems, noise, engines, materials, lighting, and more. The University Libraries subscription provides access from 1998 to present. Prior to July 2016, this database was called "SAE Digital Library."

An abstract and citation database with a single search platform searching content from ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciTopics, and relevant Web content.

Find journal articles, technical reports and conference papers on surface transportation systems including highway, traffic, transport, road safety, and economic and social aspects of transportation systems.

Covers over 8,000 international journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

General Reference Sources

Handbooks and Manuals

Covers metals' property and performance data, the place to start for data on metals.

This book is one of the most comprehensive sources of information for engineers.

Internet Resources

Electronic Texts

500 e-book titles in engineering and also an excellent source for property data.

Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

A web-based citation manager that allows you to create your own databases of citations by importing references, and automatically generating formatted bibliographies in seconds.

Library Information

Science and Engineering Library

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