Welcome to key2study!
This site has been designed to support students and teachers of a wide variety of engineering and engineering-related courses, from GCSE to Foundation Degree level. The site is linked to a number of popular engineering textbooks for students, including:
Just click on one of the topics on the left to get started!
Please note that this site is currently under development and is being updated on a regular basis. Feedback and queries are welcome from anyone using this site and I will do my best to provide answers through a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. If, on the other hand, you
would like to let me know what you would like to see on this site please click here.
Engineering A-level book resources
Click here to access the resources for Engineering A-level course book (ISBN 0750666927) as well as the matSdata and A9CAD applications.
Need help with using a PC for control, instrumentation or measurement applications? Need to develop hardware or software for use with a PC?
Click here to visit our sister website.
Need help with electronics (at any level from GCSE to HND/Foundation Degree)? Need to understand how electronic circuits and components work? Need to design and/or build an electronic circuit? Click here to visit our sister website.
BTEC First Engineering
BTEC First Engineering is a new book (published in September 2006) covering the compulsory core units and several of the most popular option units of the 2006 BTEC First Awards in engineering. Click here to view or download a sample chapter for the unit on Working Practices in Engineering. Click here to go to the BTEC First download page.
BTEC National Engineering
Click here to go to the new BTEC National Engineering website.
Click here for on-line resources for aircraft engineering - particularly for students who may be following BTEC or EASA Part-66 courses. Topics covered include aircraft engineering principles, digital electronic and computer systems, communications and navigation systems.
HYCAD 2-D CAD package
Click here to download this excellent FREE 2-D CAD package for Windows.
A9CAD 2-D CAD package
Click here to download this easier FREE 2-D CAD package for Windows and Click here to download the A9CAD Getting Started guide.