Additional Resources

This page lists resources that may be useful to those interested in integrating spreadsheets into their engineering courses.


The following articles deal with the use of spreadsheets in science and engineering education.

  1. M.Shacham and M.Cutlip, A Comparison of Six Numerical Software Packages for Educational Use in the Chemical Engineering Curriculum, Computers in Education Journal, vol. IX, no. 3, pp.9-15, July-September 1999.
  2. M.Meier, Ionic Bonding, An Introduction to Materials Science and to Spreadsheets, Proceedings of the National Educator's Workshop, NEW-Update 1999, pp.151-166, 1999.
  3. M.Meier, Integrating Spreadsheets into an Introductory Materials Course, Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Salt Lake City, 2004.
  4. M.Meier and M.Dunlap, Integrating the Financial Aspects of Laboratory Procedures into
    Electron Microscopy Courses at a Community College and Materials Science Courses at a University
    , Proceedings of the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Portland, OR, 2005.
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The following books deal with learning/teaching spreadsheets and using spreadsheets in science and engineering.

  1. D. Diamond and V.C.A. Hanratty, Spreadsheet Applications for Chemistry Using Microsoft Excel, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 244 pages plus diskette, (1997), ISBN 0-471-14087-2.
  2. B.S. Gottfried, Spreadsheet Tools for Engineers: Excel 2000 Version McGraw-Hill, Boston, 420 pages, (2000), ISBN 0-07-232166-0.
  3. E.J. Billo, Excel for Chemists, A Comprehensive Guide, Wiley-VCH, New York, 454 pages, (1997), ISBN 0-471-18896-4.
  4. Drew Sellers, Quattro Pro 9 Quick Reference, Global Reference Guides, Inc, 4 pages, (2000), ISBN 1553530470.
  5. Course ILT Quattro Pro 11, Thomson Learning (2004), ISBN 0-619-20509-1.
  6. Peter McReynolds, Process Control Charting with Quattro Pro for Windows, Titlewave Press (1993), ISBN 1883327415.
  7. D.M. Etter, Quattro Pro: A software Tool for Engineers, Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company, 265 pages, (1993), ASIN 0805317805.
  8. D.M. Etter, Quattro Pro 5 for Engineers, Prentice Hall, (1995), ISBN 0805365214.
  9. R.G. Parks, Quattro Pro for Scientific and Engineering Spreadsheets, Springer-Verlag, 110 pages, (1992), ASIN 0387976361.
  10. R. de Levie, Advanced Excel for Scientific Data Analysis, Oxford University Press, 615 pages, (2004), ISBN 0-19-515275.
  11. R.Larsen, Engineering with Excel, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 492 pages, (2002), ISBN 0-13-017696-6.
  12. P. McFedries, Formulas and Functions with Microsoft Excel 2003, Sams Publishing, Indainapolis, IN, 486 pages, (2004), ISBN 0-7897-315-3.
  13. A.Kagan, Excel by Example, A Microsoft Excel Cookbook for Electronics Engineers, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 364 pages, (2004), 0-7506-7756-2.
  14. Course ILT Quattro Pro 12, Thomson Learning, 133 pages, (2005), ISBN 0-619-20509-1.
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Internet Resources

The Internet offers a wide range of resources for users of spreadsheets, including resources for students and instructors who use spreadsheets in courses. Below are a few of the web sites and newsgroups which have been useful in this project.

Web Sites



Others - Quattro Pro

Others - Excel

Others - General


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