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When searching in DELCAT Discovery, subject headings in your results can be very helpful in focusing a search. Below are a few examples of subject headings in the field of chemical engineering:

  • Petroleum Refining
  • Petroleum refineries -- United States -- Waster disposal -- Standards
  • Chemical process control -- Simulation methods
  • Distillation apparatus -- Design and construction
  • Polymers -- Additives -- Spectra
  • Fourier transformation

Note that subject headings often have several additional qualifying subject headings, allowing for very specific description of what a title is about. 

Be sure to click on the "Availability" link within the record to see if the item is checked out of the library, and to locate the item's call number.  For more information about how to locate a book in the library using a call number, please see How To Read A Call Number

Finding Books in the Library

The UD Library uses the Library of Congress Classification System to arrange books and print journals on the shelves. This system uses letters and numbers to complete the Call Number. A call number is like an address: it tells us where the book is located in the library.
Books and journals on chemical engineering are located in the TP call number area on the lower level of Morris Library.  The following guide may help you browse in this area.

          TP1-1185                Chemical technology
TP155-156              Chemical engineering
TP200-248              Chemicals: Manufacture, use, etc.
TP248.13-248.65     Biotechnology
TP250-261              Industrial electrochemistry
TP267.5-301           Explosives and pyrotechnics
TP315-360              Fuel
TP368-456              Food processing and manufacture
TP480-498              Low temperature engineering. Cryogenic engineering. Refrigeration
TP500-660              Fermentation industries. Beverages. Alcohol
TP670-699              Oils, fats, and waxes
TP690-692.5           Petroleum refining. Petroleum products
TP700-746              Illuminating industries (Nonelectric)
TP751-762              Gas industry
TP785-869              Clay industries. Ceramics. Glass
TP875-888              Cement industries
TP890-933              Textile bleaching, dyeing, printing, etc.
TP934-945              Paints, pigments, varnishes, etc.
TP1080-1185          Polymers and polymer manufacture

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