Handbooks can be useful for getting overviews of topics. Find engineering handbooks by searching these specialists collections:
Here are some books from the collection.
Use the Library Catalogue to find relevant books and videos in the collection.
Look for the clues:
Clue 1: Specialised publisher: for example, a university press
Clue 2: Reputable author/creator: Look for the authors' qualifications
Clue 3: Includes cited references and a bibliography
For more help watch the short Library video: Scholarly sources explained (2 mins 45 secs).