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MECH 393, 463, 494 – Design

Information resources for students in MECH 393, 463, and 494

Searching the catalogue

Use the Library catalogue to find books. For example:

  • Do a keyword search: engineering design process
  • Click on "Books" from the left-hand side of the screen to limit your results to books.
  • Find a good book, e.g. Design engineering (ebook) and click on the title. You will see a subject heading listed in the LC subject field: Engineering design.
  • Click on the subject heading link to retrieve more books about that subject.

Search tips

Truncation symbol: * e.g. design* will retrieve catalogue records containing the words design, designs, designing, etc.
Phrase searching: "___" e.g. "engineering design" will retrieve catalogue records containing the phrase engineering design
Boolean operators: (), AND, OR, NOT
default: AND
Boolean operators must be in capital letters
e.g. design AND (machine OR mechanical) will retrieve catalogue records containing the word design AND either machine OR mechanical

 

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