Applied Design and Engineering

Includes Automotive Engineering, Digital Media, Electronics, Industrial Design, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Motorsport, Transport and Logistics

Contact Details

Subject Guides include information on subject specific web resources, ebooks, ejournals and helpful classification numbers. Digital and Information Literacy Skills Sessions can be arranged for groups or individuals. If you would like additional help please use our booking form to arrange a session. 

Useful Shelf Marks

Book stock is arranged according to the Dewey Decimal Classification scheme (this scheme is a system where numbers represent the various subjects). The Library catalogue is the place to start when searching for items on a particular subject or for an item on a reading list. 

Some of the useful shelf marks (Dewey Decimal Classification numbers) for Applied Design and Engineering subjects are:

Automotive Engineering    629.2
Race Car    629.228
Vehicle Design and Materials    629.23
Management of Production    658.5
Product Design    658.5752
Engineering Materials    620.11
Manufacturing    670
Sound Recording and Reproducing Systems    621.3893
Computer Graphics    006.6


Journals and books are located on the ground floor. Please note that the journals are for reference use only and cannot be borrowed. 

In addition to the printed journals held in the Owen Library there are online journals that can be accessed through the “eJournals” and “Databases” sections of the Library’s Web pages. 

Reference Material

In the Owen Library the Reference section is located on the ground floor. The Reference section includes items such as dictionaries, directories, encyclopaedias and statistics. Online reference material is also available on the Library’s Web pages.