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Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 4220: Writing Intensive: Searching Tips

Compendex Tips

  • Truncation symbol -- *
    • evaluat* retrieves
      • evaluate
      • evaluated
      • evaluating
      • evaluation

 

  • Phrase search --  Use quote marks
    • "diverging diamond interchange"

 

To search for a classification code in expert search, use the following syntax (432.4) WN CL  as seen below.

Compendex Proximity Searching