Here are entered works on the planning and control of the mechanical means of changing the shape, condition, and relationship of materials for greater effectiveness and value. Works on the application of engineering principles and techniques to the design, installation and improvement of integrated systems employing persons, materials, and equipment for a high level of productivity at an optimum cost are entered under Industrial engineering.
Here are entered works on the processing of food in general and on the marketing of processed food products. Works on the processing of specific kinds of food products are entered under the heading for the specific product with the subdivision Processing or under the heading for the industry. General works on the processing of agricultural products are entered under Agricultural processing. Works on a specific aspect or method of processing are entered under the heading for the specific process. --subdivision Postharvest technology under individual food crops, e.g. Corn--Postharvest technology; and subdivision Processing under individual food animals and crops, e.g. Cattle--Processing; Corn--Processing