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Library Subject Guides

Mechanical Engineering: Writing and citing

A guide to finding resources and getting help for study and research in Mechanical Engineering.

Choosing a citation style

The Mechanical Engineering department does not have a single preferred style, so you might want to check with your lecturer/supervisor. Some common styles include:



Read more about citing.

Technical writing

See our writing guides page for books which have useful hints for writing on technical subjects.

Visit the Learning Skills Centre for workshops and/or personal help.

Writing a thesis

See the Thesis Guide for resources for writing your thesis and instructions on depositing it.

If you're wondering how to format it, have a look at what other Mechanical Engineering theses have done before.

Remember that I'm always happy to answer any questions you have about researching, citing, or anything else!

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