Engineering (Energy & Electronic)

This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Engineering (Energy & Electronic).

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Books provide an excellent overview of a topic and are a great resource when starting an assignment.

AccessEngineering is a collection of critical, regularly updated engineering reference information. It includes instructional videos, interactive tables and charts, as well as personalization tools.

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A collection of 53 e-books relating specifically to petroleum engineering/science but of potential wider interest to earth and environmental sciences.

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Contains full text books in many subject areas.

This book is a 10-volume collection of hundreds of new previously unpublished authoritative research articles contributed by thousands of experts and researchers from around the globe covering a full range of perspectives, applications, and techniques. With critical perspectives on the impact of information management and new technologies in modern settings

Access around 800 e-textbooks from Cambridge University Press. Titles cover many subjects across the Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine and Nursing. Anyone with a UoP username can access all the content but if you want to take advantage of extra features such as bookmarking, annotations, reading on a mobile device and copying/printing up to 15% of any title, you should register for a personal account on the Cambridge package. This short video shows how you can use bookmarking, highlighting etc. available via the Read online button.

You can store up to 20 books for offline reading on a computer or mobile device and features such as bookmarks and highlights will sync between your online and offline versions. To take advantage of this select the ‘Add to offline bookshelf’ button on the book page. Once this is done, you will receive a message to confirm it has been added for you so that you can read the book using the Cambridge Spiral app.

• Knovel 

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Knovel enables you to manipulate engineering data from a wide range of sources. In addition to full-text ebook content it also provides access to equations, materials and substances data, and interactive charts and graphs. Its materials database covers everything from mechanical to chemical properties data, corrosion data and material properties. Knovel provides interactive engineering tools that enable data analysis, and specialized data search and taxonomies that make it easy to discover answers to technical questions.

This is a video tutorial to get you started with Knovel.

This LibGuide from Elsevier provides more help and support.  And this marketing page from Elsevier gives a good overview of the support for learning and teaching that Knovel and Engineering Village can offer to all "engineers of the future".


This video has been recorded specifically for Energy & Electronic engineering students and shows several key features. The passcode is: S8#$Y31D

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This resource is an interdisciplinary module of regularly updated, peer reviewed ‘featured articles' written by individuals or groups of experts in a particular field. The range of subject areas include Atmospheric Sciences, Bioscience, Energy and Natural Resources, Geoscience, Global Change, Hydrology and Oceanography. This contains Treatise of Geomorphology, Geophysics and Geochemistry.

This collection consists of 130 titles covering a wide range of earth science and geography topics e.g. Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards.

A collection of approximately 900 ebooks from Springer published before 1990 on earth and environmental sciences



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