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Reference Sources by Subject: Engineering Reference Sources

This guide lists the key reference sources (encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, etc.) in various subject areas.

General Engineering

  • McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology (20 volumes – Reference Q121 .M3 2007)

  • The Facts On File Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Society (3 volumes – Reference Q121 .V65 1999)

Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • Environmental Engineering Dictionary (Reference TD9 .L44 2005)

Electrical Engineering

  • Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers  --Reference TK151 .S8 2007
  •  Comprehensive Dictionary of Electrical Engineering (Reference TK9 .C575 2005)

Mechanical Engineering

  • Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers (Reference TJ151 .M37 2007)
  • Mechanical Engineers' Handbook (4 volumes) (Reference TJ151 .M395 2006)
  • The CRC Handbook of Mechanical Engineering (Reference TJ151 .C73 2005)

Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering

  • The Maritime Engineering Reference Book (Reference VM605 .O24 2001)
  • The Ocean Engineering Handbook  (Reference VM605 .O24 2001)

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