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Welcome to your subject guide for engineering

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Browsing books & eBooks

Search for books and eBooks in Search + Find/Eolas, our library discovery service.

When you find the book you want you’ll see a shelf or class number for print books, this will help you find it in the library. For eBooks, simply click on the 'Full Text' link to read it online or download it.


If you know what you're looking for, then use the authors' surname and a word or two from the title: try to choose unique ones.  For instance, type in Stroud engineering mathematics.

Alternatively, you can search using subject words: try starting with engineering mathematics and use the filter in the left-hand column to narrow down your search.

Remember to be as specific as possible when searching for a topic.

Foundation Maths
Secondary Research Methods in the Built Environment
Circular Economy in the Construction Industry
Engineering Mathematics
Engineering Economy
Practical Project Management for Building and Construction
Advanced AutoCADĀ® 2022 Exercise Workbook : For Windows
Engineering for Sustainability : A Practical Guide for Sustainable Design

Finding books in the library

Each book that ATU library acquire is assigned a Dewey number that identifies its subject matter. This number can be found on the spine of the book. As Dewey is a numerical system the books are arranged on the shelves in numerical order. The following is an outline of the Dewey numbers that are relevant to engineering.

340 – 349   Law
400 – 499   Languages
510 – 519   Mathematics
600   Technology
621   Applied Physics (including Electronics)
620   Engineering
624   Civil Engineering
627   Hydraulic Engineering
670   Manufacturing
690   Building & Construction
720   Architecture

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