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Electrical Engineering Research: Handbooks & Encyclopedias

Last Updated: Jan 8, 2024 3:54 PM

Online Encyclopedias

  • Comprehensive Semiconductor Science and Technology (Elsevier, 2011)
    The six volumes that comprise this encyclopedia are broadly divided into three main sections: Section 1: Physics / Fundamental Theory; Section 2: Chemistry / Preparation; and Section 3: Devices / Applications.
  • Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology (Elsevier, 2011)
    This five-volume encyclopedia focuses on the major classes of nanomaterials in terms of their synthesis, structure, and applications.
  • Encyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources (Elsevier, 2009)
    This encyclopedia provides a description of the fundamental design and function of different types of electrochemical power sources, as well as the materials and components used in their construction and manufacture.
  • Encyclopedia of Thermal Packaging (World Scientific, 2013)
    This six-volume encyclopedia covers the techniques, tools, applications, and configurations of electronic thermal packaging.
  • Encyclopedia of Materials Science & Technology
    Eleven-volume encyclopedia providing comprehensive coverage of topics in materials science and technology with a particular focus on functional phenomena, structural phenomena, fundamental core theory, structural materials, polymers and materials chemistry, and functional materials.

Selected Online Handbooks

Below is just a small selection of books and handbooks we have available electronically. Please also use the UB Libraries "Everything" Search to search our entire collection of print and electronic book resources.

Synthesis E-Lecture Series

  • The Synthesis E-Lecture series provides online access to "born digital" books. You can search by keyword or you can browse by series. The "lecture series" titles that relate to electrical engineering are below. Books can be downloaded or printed out in their entirety.

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