Mechanical Engineering Guide

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  • Scopus
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    IEEE published standards
    IEEE Standards Dictionary Online
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    All PhD dissertations and Master's theses from depositing universities are available from 1997 onwards, unless the document's author has requested a temporary delay.
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  • Chemical Abstracts (SciFinder Web)
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  • Inspec (Engineering Village)
    "Inspec is the world’s leading bibliographic database, providing comprehensive access to the world's scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers, computing, information technology, manufacturing, production and mechanical engineering. First published in 1898 as the Scientific Abstracts, Inspec now contains close to 10 million bibliographic records taken from more than 3850 scientific and technical journals and 2200 conference proceedings, as well as numerous books, reports, dissertations and patents, many with full-text linking."
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  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library
    The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library provides access to journals, publications, newsletters and conference proceedings.
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  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    A collection of engineering and mechanical engineering journals from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
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  • Canadian Research Index (CRI)
    Canadian Research Index (CRI) "covers monographs and annual publications of lasting reference value from Canadian government and institutional sources."
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  • EThOS (Electronic Theses Online Service : UK Theses)
    EThOS makes UK theses (e and paper based) available via a 'one-stop-shop' by harvesting e-theses from institutional repositories and digitizing paper theses on-demand from researchers. The British Library, in collaboration with many UK universities and other associations, aims to provide over 250,000 theses produced by the UK higher education system on an open access model to all researchers and others requiring information. Some theses are available for immediate download, while others can be requested from a participating institution which then sends the thesis to the British Library for digitization.
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  • INIS (International Nuclear Information Systems)
    International Nuclear Information System (INIS), provides indexing for scientific literature published worldwide on the peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology. It accesses technical data, references, and bibliographies from the world's biggest digital nuclear reference centers in fields of nuclear science and technology.
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  • Science Direct
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    Frost & Sullivan provides in-depth full-text market research and strategy reports in various emerging high-technology sectors.
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  • Google Scholar
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  • AccessEngineering
    A full text collection of a few hundred McGraw-Hill engineering book titles covering 12 major areas of engineering and more than 200 topics.
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  • ASTM Compass - International Standards & Digital Library
    ASTM Compass - International Standards & Digital Library includes all 13,000 active ASTM standards (equivalent to the printed 82 volumes), the historical standards back to 1998, as well as the withdrawn and redlined version comparisons. In addition, it includes full-text access to Manuals, Monographs, Data Series, STPs (Special Technical Publications) and almost a dozen Journals dating back to the 1930s.
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  • CRCnetBASE - incorporated into Taylor and Francis Group eBooks
    CRCnetBASE eBooks have been incorporated into Taylor and Francis Group eBooks -- please visit the record for access and further information. Individual titles can still be found in our eBook search or UNBWorldCat, with access redirecting to the new site.
  • CSA Standards and Codes Online (Canadian Standards Association)
    The Canadian Standards Association is a not-for-profit standards development, membership-based association, in business, industry, government and consumers. CSA is the largest standards development organization (SDO) in Canada and is accredited in Canada and the U.S. to develop standards in a wide range of subject areas.

    UNB Libraries’ subscribes to the Complete CSA Collection package which includes over 3,000 current and historical (including IT and Telecommunications standards) and standard related documents such as handbooks, guidelines and commentaries.
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  • Annual book of ASTM standards
  • ASM handbook [multiple locations ENG-REF TA459 .M43 1990]
    These volumes cover the properties, processing, and applications of metals and nonmetallic engineering materials. They are designed to provide the authoritative information and data necessary for the appropriate selection of materials to meet critical design and performance criteria.
  • CRC Handbook of thermal engineering [ENG-REF TJ260 .C69 2000]

    To be successful in the international marketplace, corporations must have access to the latest developments and most recent experimental data. This book provides what engineers in industry need information on the applications of heat and mass transfer. It is suitable for all your thermal engineering questions.

  • Dictionary of mechanical engineering, A [ENG-REF TJ9 .A835 2013]
    This new dictionary covers all aspects of mechanical engineering, including thermodynamics, heat transfer, combustion, stress analysis, design, manufacturing, materials mechanics, dynamics, vibrations, and control. It provides authoritative guidance for students, practising engineers, and others needing definitions of mechanical engineering terms.
  • Guide to the use of tables and formulas in Machinery's handbook [ENG-REF TJ151 .A445 2012]

    Helps you to solve various types of problems typically encountered in drafting rooms, machine shops and on the factory floor.

  • Machinery's handbook [ENG-REF TJ151 .M3 25th 1996]

Additional Resources

  • Marks' standard handbook for mechanical engineers [ENG-REF TJ151 .M37 1996]

    Gathers reference information on heat, strength of materials, machine elements, power, materials handling, transportation, shop processes, electronics, and instruments.

  • Metals handbook [ENG-REF TA459 .M432 1998]

    A comprehensive single-volume reference source on the properties, selection, processing, testing, and characterization of metals and their alloys.

  • Reference Universe
    Note: Due to system limitations, Reference Universe is not available from off campus for UNBSJ searching, only UNBF materials are searchable off-campus.
    Reference Universe provides fast access to more than 16,000 print and online encyclopedias and similar reference works by indexing the contents of all these reference works. Your subject search will reveal entries in all the resources in Reference Universe that have relevant content. If the Library has access to any online resource covered, you link directly to that entry. If not, Reference Universe connects to the Library's online catalog to show you if the Library has the print resource.
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  • Acoustic emission testing [ENG-REF TA418.84 .A264 2005]
  • Electromagnetic testing : eddy current, flux leakage, and microwave nondestructive testing [ENG-REF TA417.3 .E52 1986]
  • Facilities operations & engineering reference [ENG-REF TS184 .F32 1999]
  • Handbook of human factors and ergonomics methods
    see also [ENG-REF TA166 .H2752 2005]

    The Handbook delivers an authoritative and practical account of methods that incorporate human capabilities and limitations, environmental factors, human-machine interaction, and other factors into system design. It describes 83 methods in a standardized format, promoting the use of methods that may have formerly been unfamiliar to designers. Six sections comprise the Handbook, each representing a specialized field of ergonomics with a representative selection of associated methods. The sections highlight facets of human factors and ergonomics in systems analysis, design, and evaluation. Standard descriptions of methods encourage browsing through several potential methods before tackling a problem.

  • Handbook of human factors and ergonomics
    see also [ENG-REF TA166 .H275 2005]

    The field of human factors and ergonomics has developed and broadened considerably since its inception more than sixty years ago, and no single book has done more to help proliferate its importance than the Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics. Winner of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award, this thoroughly revised Third Edition of Gavriel Salvendy's seminal work compiles the research of 109 of the world's top thinkers and practitioners in one volume. All new chapters feature theoretically based and practically oriented material-supported by numerous case studies, examples, figures, and tables-to be useful to both practitioners and researchers.

  • Handbook of machinery dynamics [ENG-REF TJ170 .H365 2001]

    Considering a broad range of fundamental factors and conditions influencing the optimal design and operation of machinery, this book emphasizes the force and motion analysis of machine components in multiple applications. It reviews machine design for selecting the appropriate energy transfer mechanisms.

  • Handbook of mechanical alloy design [ENG-REF TN698 .H36 2004]
  • Handbook of thermoplastic piping system design [ENG-REF TP1185 .P5 S59 1997]

    Containing over 180 photographs, drawings, and tables, the Handbook of Thermoplastic Piping System Design is an incomparable day-to-day resource for mechanical, plastics, chemical, piping design, materials, plant, project, industrial, and building engineers; architects; system and equipment designers; installation contractors; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.

  • Internal combustion engine handbook: basics, components, systems, and perspectives [ENG-REF TJ755 .H2513 2004]

    Illustrating the latest level of knowledge in engine development, paying particular attention to the presentation of theory and practice, this handbook covers all of this component's complexities, including an insightful look into the internal combustion engine's future viability.

  • Magnetic particle testing [ENG-REF TA417.3 .M33 1989]
  • McGraw-Hill dictionary of engineering

    Derived from the content of the respected McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Sixth Edition, each title provides thousands of definitions of words and phrases encountered in a specific discipline.

  • Mechatronics handbook, The
    see also [ENG-REF TJ163.12 .M434 2002]

    A handbook that covers mechatronics. It contains figures, formulas, tables, and citations, cross-referenced for easy access.

  • Special nondestructive testing methods [ENG-REF TA417.2 .S658 1995]
  • Ultrasonic testing [ENG-REF TA417.4 .U39 2007]
  • Visual and optical testing [ENG-REF TA417.2 .V57 1993]
  • Handbook of industrial circuits and automated manufacturing [ENG-REF TK7881 .H35 2016]
  • Machinery's Handbook - 30th Edition [ENG-REF TJ151 .M3 30th 2016]

    For more than 100 years, Machinery's Handbook has been the most popular reference work in metalworking, design, engineering and manufacturing facilities, and technical schools and colleges throughout the world. It is universally acknowledged as an extraordinarily authoritative, comprehensive, and practical tool, providing its users with the most fundamental and essential aspects of sophisticated manufacturing practice. The 30th edition of the "Bible of the Metalworking Industries" contains major revisions of existing content, as well as new material on a variety of topics. It is the essential reference for mechanical, manufacturing, and industrial engineers, designers, draftsmen, toolmakers, machinists, engineering and technology students, and the serious home hobbyist.

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  • CRCnetBASE - incorporated into Taylor and Francis Group eBooks
    CRCnetBASE eBooks have been incorporated into Taylor and Francis Group eBooks -- please visit the record for access and further information. Individual titles can still be found in our eBook search or UNBWorldCat, with access redirecting to the new site.
  • AccessEngineering
    A full text collection of a few hundred McGraw-Hill engineering book titles covering 12 major areas of engineering and more than 200 topics.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • ProQuest Ebook Central Collections (formerly ebrary)
    [RECORD UPDATE IN PROGRESS]UNB subscribes to a few collections of eBooks through this one access point, including both a mix of subscribed and purchased titles, along with faculty selected purchased titles. These are fulltext, searchable databases of books, maps and other authoritative documents in all academic disciplines. Many books now allow complete downloading.
    Varying access permissions.
  • MyiLibrary
    When browsing an individual MyiLibrary ebook please use the table of contents to the left of the text or the search function to navigate through the book. Rapid clicking through numerous pages of an ebook will block access to the ebook. MyiLibrary includes titles on a wide variety of subjects, including the humanities, science, technology, and medicine. All ebooks are viewed using the MyiLibrary platform. Some ebooks published by Taylor & Francis do not allow full-text searching.
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  • ASCE Library eBooks (American Society of Civil Engineers)
    ASCE E-books and Standards encompass all civil engineering content areas, including construction, structures, transportation, geotechnics, environment, water resources, and professional practice. Also includes ASCE journals and proceedings.
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To browse the shelves for books in Mechanical Engineering, try the following ranges:

TJ Mechanical engineering
TJ 212-225 Control engineering
TJ 268-740 Steam engineering
TJ 1125-1345 Machine shops and machine-shop practice
TS 155-193 Production management
TS 195-198 Packaging
TS 200-770 Metal manufactures, metal working

 

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Citing Your Sources

Accurate, properly formatted footnotes, reading lists, and bibliographies are hallmarks of good academic research. Through citing, you acknowledge the source of any ideas you mention in your writing, document your research, and provide the information your readers need to track down your sources.

Consult your course syllabus or check with your instructor to be sure of using the correct citation style for your assignment.

Introduction to Zotero

(https://lib.unb.ca/guides/view/index.php/683)

Citing Works in Mechanical Engineering: A Guide

(http://lib.unb.ca/instruction/scroos/mechcitations.pdf)

APA Citation Style: Some examples

(http://lib.unb.ca/instruction/scroos/APACitationStyle.pdf)

Research and Documentation Online

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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

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Plagiarism: A How Not To Guide

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Publication manual of the American Psychological Association  

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Technically-Write!  

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LaTex beginner's guide

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