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APS112: Engineering Strategies & Practice 2017

What are handbooks?

Handbooks are essential sources of technical data on all sorts of topics.

They are also useful sources of background information and descriptions of theories and their applications.

Knovel - online handbook and eBook collection

Searching the full text of engineering-specific ebook collections is a great way to find credible and useful information to inform your design process and decisions. The Knovel ebook collection specializes in engineering ebooks which are written by reputable experts in their fields. Try general keywords such as:

food packaging

active packaging

Or use Knovel ebooks to explore specific topics discussed in your lectures, e.g.:

gelatinization of starch

Maillard reaction

food crunchiness





Handbook hardcopy resources

Metals handbooks (ASM handbooks)

Handbook electronic resources