Handbooks provide a summary of a specific subject and frequently include data compilations and formulas. Handbooks are also a great place to look for "quick facts" about a topic.
Handbooks at the Carnegie Mellon Library
Many handbooks in the library can be accessed online. Search the library catalog using keywords such as
mechanical engineering and handbooks
For more online handbooks, search Knovel, a full text, online collection of over 2,000 handbooks, data collections, and encyclopedias for science and engineering. This database includes over 100 items in the Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering category.
Matematical Constants - Compiled by Steven Finch, Research and Development Team, MathSoft, Inc.
eFunda - A comprehensive suite of Online calculators created by eFunda.
Eformulae.com - An online resource of engineering formulas, science formulas, math formulas, physics formulas, chemistry formulas, tables, glossary of terms
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