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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is the branch of engineering that encompasses the generation and application of heat and mechanical power and the design, production, and use of machines and tools.

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Learn how to cite your sources correctly with our links to Chicago and ASME styles.  If you need a citation management system, we support Zotero.  We have a link to another guide that will walk you through downloading and setting up your account.  If you have any questions, please contact Kari Mofford.  

Citation Styles

There are a few different citation styles that may be used in mechanical engineering including ASME and Chicago.  MLA is also used in ENL266.    Check with your professor to see which one they would like you to use for your papers.  


Why should you use Zotero?

  • It's free, so you'll be able to use it forever, even after you leave the university.
  • It saves your digital files to your computer and backs them up in the cloud.
  • It works seamlessly with Microsoft Word.
  • It can also be used with Google Docs, LibreOffice, LaTeX, and other text editors.
  • It automates a lot of processes, like attaching PDFs, that require extra steps in RefWorks.

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