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You are to research a significant problem in the world that you can solve with your mechanical engineering skills and then propose a solution.
Your solution will be based on data from the literature and data from experiments that you conduct.
This Research Guide will help you perform your literature research.
Materials and Engineering Mechanics by
Publication Date: 2015-02-05
Full coverage of materials and mechanical design in engineering Mechanical Engineers' Handbook, Fourth Edition provides a quick guide to specialized areas you may encounter in your work, giving you access to the basics of each and pointing you toward trusted resources for further reading, if needed. The accessible information inside offers discussions, examples, and analyses of the topics covered. This first volume covers materials and mechanical design.
Mechanical Design Engineering Handbook by
Publication Date: 2013-09-02
Mechanical Design Engineering Handbook is a straight-talking and forward-thinking reference covering the design, specification, selection, use and integration of machine elements fundamental to a wide range of engineering applications.
Technical Reports & Standards
Academic Search Complete
Designed for academic institutions, this database is a leading resource for scholarly research. It supports high-level research in the key areas of academic study by providing journals, periodicals, reports, books and more.
Biomedical Reference Collection
Database of full text journals pertaining to medical study indexed in Medline.
MEDLINE with Full Text
MEDLINE with Full Text provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences found in more than 5600 current journals in MEDLINE, plus the database provides full text for more than 1300 journals indexed in MEDLINE with cover-to-cover indexing. Coverage dates back to 1949.
The Public Library of Science is a nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization with a mission of transforming in scientific and medical research communication. Every article that PLoS publishes is open-access.
SAGE includes more than 700 journals in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Technology, and Medicine, with nearly 300 published on behalf of learned societies and institutions. We have fulltext access from 1999 to the present.
Science.gov - Advanced Search
Science.gov searches over 60 databases and over 2,200 scientific websites to provide users with access to more than 200 million pages of authoritative federal science information including research and development results.
Proquest Statistical Abstract of the United States by
Call Number: Ref HA202 .U58s 2018
Publication Date: 2015-12-18
A snapshot of America and its people Published annually 1878, The Statistical Abstract of the United States provides a comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States, a snapshot of America and its people.
Statista is the leading statistics company on the Internet. Statista aggregates data on a professional level from different institutes and sources. There are over 80,000 topics from more than 18,000 different sources available.
Each statistic can be downloaded in different formats so that they can be integrated into the document (Graphic PNG file, PowerPoint file, PDF file and Excel chart).
How to Video
Portal for statistical information from market research, government sources and other organizations.