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  • Environment & Environmental Engineering
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  • Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering
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  • Mining Engineering & Extractive Metallurgy
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Our collection of Knovel ebooks contains over 1700 titles on engineering and the sciences. Most present each chapter as a downloadable PDF.



Yes, each chapter is downloadable as a separate PDF.


July 16, 2012


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Many of our ebooks are available as PDFs and this format is supported by many ebook readers. Here's a chart listing the capabilities of several major e-reader devices. Some of our downloadable ebooks use Abobe Digital Editions to set expiration periods; here's a list of compatible devices.We do not provide support for loading ebooks onto your device.

We recommend these apps for reading most of our downloadable ebooks:

Looking for help with your ereader? Here's some books from our collection:

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