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The Mechanical Engineering subject guide is intended for students and researchers in the discipline.This guide will direct you to the best sources for doing library research in Mechanical Engineering.
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Tools to find books in the UCSB Library, other UC libraries, and libraries around the world.
Tools to find journal articles and other documents (e.g. conference papers, dissertations, etc.)
- Web Sites - Useful websites for students and researchers.
What is Mechanical Engineering?
"The branch of engineering concerned with the design, construction,
operation, and maintenance of machines and mechanical implements." - Oxford English Dictionary
"An engineering discipline that involves the application of principles of physics and chemistry for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of various systems." - Wikipedia (as of 08/04/2009)
A dust mite, sitting on a MEMS (microelectromechanical system) device.
Courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories, SUMMiTTM Technologies, www.mems.sandia.gov
Subject Librarian for Mechanical Engineering
Subjects: Area Studies
, Computer Science & Engineering
, Earth Sciences
, Eastern and Central European Studies
, Electrical Engineering
, Mechanical Engineering
, Military Science
, Slavic Studies
, Statistics (discipline)
Mechanical Engineering at UCSB
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