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Technical Books


Engineering books can be found on the first floor of the Library in the compact shelving on Mudd 1.

Books are a core resource in engineering, and you can use the Library's Search as well as browsing the shelves of the engineering collection to find books for your research. 

Browsing the collection is a great way to find valuable books that slip through a typical library catalog search.  In academic libraries in the US, books are grouped by subject and the call numbers correspond to those subjects. T covers technology related topics. 

Call Number Subject
TA                                                                                Engineering (General). Civil engineering
TC Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering
TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
TE  Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
TF  Railroad engineering and operation
TG  Bridge engineering
T Building construction
TJ  Mechanical engineering and machinery
TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering
TL  Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
TN  Mining engineering. Metallurgy
TP  Chemical technology
TS  Manufactures

See the Library of Congress Classification Outline for more information

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