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Handbooks and related materials

Selected resources that you may find useful. This is NOT a comprehensive list.  For books on Markets/market share see the Market Research & Industry Overviews tab.

  • Marks' standard handbook for mechanical engineers
    The Mechanical Engineer's "Bible" for over 90 years. Includes data, facts, figures, equations and standards.
  • Knovel
    Engineering & scientific e-books, with interactive tables & graphs.

    Includes Machinery's Handbook, plus books on biomechanics, design and more!
  • Time-saver standards for building types
    Print book, in Rotch Library. Architectural reference book for all building types including criteria to consider when designing buildings. Includes data on recommended dimensions for home design.
  • Appropriate Technology Library
    A full-text collection of over one thousand publications covering projects and technical information

    • Publications are on CD-ROMS in the Barker Library stacks, 6th Floor: T49.5.A86 2002
  • OECD iLibrary
    Includes International Energy Agency (IEA) reports.

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    • MIT's WorldCat
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    Manufacturer catalogs

    Check these manufacturer listings to get a better sense for what products are already on the market.  You can also contact companies directly for information.

    • GlobalSpec: contains over 24,000 digitized catalogs that represent over 2.3 million products and over 183 million searchable product spec
    • Medical Device Register: available in print in the Hayden/Science Library reference collection
    • Thomas Register: a comprehensive resource for finding information on suppliers of industrial products and services in North America

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