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Collection Development Guide: Engineering Technology: Selection Criteria

Specific Criteria

Collection development will emphasize, but are not limited to the following:

  • Architectural design
  • Architectural drawing
  • Building codes
  • Commercial construction
  • Computer aided design (CAD)
  • Computer animation
  • Computer visualization
  • Construction (economic aspects)
  • Construction (environmental aspects)
  • Construction contracts
  • Construction equipment
  • Construction estimating
  • Construction management
  • Construction materials (including ceramics, ferrous, non-ferrous, and organic materials)
  • Construction project management
  • Development of technology (including sociological aspects)
  • Digital electronics
  • Drafting, electronic
  • Driver education (automobile, motorcycle)
  • Electrical systems
  • Electricity fundamentals
  • Electronic circuits
  • Electronic instrumentation
  • Electronics fundamentals
  • Ergonomics
  • Facility design
  • Flight instruction (for Federal Aviation Administration private pilot's license written exam)
  • Foundry and heat treatment
  • Furniture design and construction
  • Highway construction
  • Industrial construction
  • Industrial design
  • Industrial research
  • Industrial safety
  • Integrated circuits
  • Machining
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Materials selection
  • Materials (statics and strength)
  • Mechanical drawing
  • Mechanical systems
  • Metal-cutting
  • Methods engineering
  • Microelectronics manufacturing
  • Plumbing
  • Polymer properties
  • Polymer processes (including injection molding, blow molding, thermoforming, compression molding, extrusion, filament winding, vacuum molding, and poltrusion)
  • Power technology (including internal combustion, electric motors, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, solar energy systems, and gearing systems)
  • Quality management
  • Residential construction
  • Structural engineering
  • Surveying
  • Thermodynamics (basic)
  • Welded joints
  • Welding

General Selection Criteria

Material will be purchased at level 2 (instructional level), in support of B.A. and B.S. undergraduate degrees.

Material will be purchased at level 3 (research level), in support of the following Graduate Degrees

  • Master Science in Technology
  • Master of Business Administration with Technology Emphasis

Material will be purchased at level 3 (research level) or level 4 (exhaustive) by request in support of faculty research.