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How to find information - a guide for Mechanical Engineering students

The Mercedes’ self-driving truck

Mercedes-Benz calls it a “visually exciting and technically feasible take on the long-distance truck of tomorrow”.

We call it bloody terrifying. Welcome, everyone, to Merc’s ‘Future Truck 2025′.
As the name suggest, it’s a rig built for the future but using technology that’s not far off: technology like autonomous driving, which will almost definitely result in the fall of mankind and the Destruction Of All Things.


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Crash test dummies getting fatter to match American drivers

Crash test dummies are getting fatter so they better represent the expanding waistlines and bigger rear ends of American drivers.

Humanetics, one of the leading manufacturers of the dummies in the U.S. and worldwide, developed a new model that better mimics the country's population. About 35 per cent of Americans are considered obese.


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Related Subject Guides

Other Subject Guides in this series may also be of interest:

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Use this guide to explore resources relating to Mechanical Engineering. There are separate tabs for print books and theses, databases, as well as some suggestions for helpful web resources.

If you are having problems finding suitable information or just need help getting started please contact me either by phone or email.

Whilst you are here why not look at some of the latest mechanical engineering books in the library listed on the Books and Theses tab, and check out some interesting stories on the In the News  tab.

Useful links

A large amount of information about mechanical engineering is available on the internet. These are some useful links: