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MECH 532 – Aircraft Performance, Stability and Control

Searching the catalogue

Use the Library catalogue to find books. For example:

  • Do a keyword search for: unmanned aerial vehicles
  • Click on "Books" from the left-hand side of the screen to limit your results to books.
  • Find a good book, e.g. Unmanned aviation: a brief history of unmanned aerial vehicles, and click on the title. You will see a subject heading listed in the Subject field: Drone aircraft.
  • Click on the subject heading link to retrieve more books about that subject.

Search tips

Truncation symbol: * e.g. aviat* will retrieve catalogue records containing the words aviation, aviator, etc.
Phrase searching: "___" e.g. "aerial vehicles" will retrieve catalogue records containing the exact phrase: aerial vehicles
Boolean operators: (), AND, OR, NOT
default: AND
Boolean operators must be in capital letters
e.g. vehicles AND (aerial OR aviation) will retrieve catalogue records containing the word vehicles AND either aerial OR aviation

 

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