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Welcome to the MECH 547 Course Guide! This guide is made to help you find information for your assignments in this course. If you would like any help with finding information, please feel free to make an appointment. Good places to start are by:
To see if there are books on reserve (short-term loan) for this course, please click here and type in your course number.
Engineering database - Compendex
Multidisciplinary database - Web of Science
Engineering database - SciTech Premium Collection
Multidisciplinary database - Scopus
Multidisciplinary database - Google Scholar
Biomedical and life sciences database - PubMed
Note: All that you need is one good paper to help you find more - try these tips for expanding your search!
Find out about accessing the Library's online resources from on and off campus.
McGill students and staff may order articles and books that are not available at McGill using COLOMBO, the library's interlibrary loan service.
Consult these resources for tips on how to write a research paper or technical report.
|Effective writing strategies for engineers and scientists||Online|
|Engineers' guide to technical writing||Online|
|Guide to report writing (University of Cambridge)||Online|
|Making sense : a student’s guide to research and writing : engineering and the technical sciences|
|Pocket book of technical writing for engineers and scientists|
|So, you have to write a literature review : a guided workbook for engineers||Online|
|Style and ethics of communication in science and engineering||Online|
|Technical writing : a practical guide for engineers, scientists, and nontechnical professionals||Online|
|Writing for science and engineering: papers, presentations and reports||Online|
|Writing technical articles (Columbia University)||Online|
For more writing resources, click here.
Also, try the McGill Writing Centre.