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Engineering Research Guide - LSC-North Harris

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  1. Think about your topic and what are you trying to answer.  Terms? People? Organizations? Places? Objects?
  2. List terms that best represent the main concepts of your topic.
    • metals and mechanical properties
    • shape memory alloys
    • steel alloys (different steel alloys [nickel, aluminum, carbon, iron, etc.] and their properties)
    • engineering materials
    • computer aided design or CAD

 

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Science and Technology Collection Contains academic articles in the sciences, including materials science.

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E-Books

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Physical Books

 

Library Catalog

  1. Enter search terms.
  2. Browse search results and click on the title to view the detailed item record.
  3. Scroll to the bottom for availability, collection, location, and call number.
  4. To find the book on the shelf you will need the complete call number.
  • To request a book from another location, click "Place Hold" then type in your library barcode number and your PIN.

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Citation Help

  1. Keep track of all of the information and sources you used during your research.
  2. Ask your professor about the required citation style.
  3. Consult Citation Help Guide from LSC-North Harris Library to help you construct your citations.

Each citation should answer the questions:

  • Who wrote the material you are using?
  • What did the author(s) entitle the piece he/she/they wrote?
  • Where and when was it published (for a book, what city; for an article, which periodical)?
  • If it's an article or a chapter, what pages is your source on?

 
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