Engineering Books

IDC Technical Manuals

We publish technical training manuals in the following engineering disciplines:


To view the full list of titles available from IDC's electronic library, please CLICK HERE


Our eBooks are compatible with the following devices:

  • Windows
  • Macintosh
  • iOS (iPad, iPhone, etc.)
  • Android

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When you purchase a hard copy manual you will also receive the eBook version of the same manual for free. That's one hard copy and one electronic version for the same price!


All manuals are available as an electronic eBook at 40% off the hard copy manual prices. Simply select this option from the drop down menu available on the webpage of the technical manual of your choice


Need further information on our books? Lost your order form and need a new one? Have a suggestion for a new book?


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Processing Times and Delivery Details


All eBook orders will be processed within 48 hours of the order being placed. The eBook download instructions will be sent via email at this time.

Hard copies

All hard copy manual orders will be sent via courier within 5 working days after the order is placed if the required manuals are in stock. An email will be sent advising of the dispatch date and tracking number once the order has been processed.

If you have any queries regarding your book order please email



Interested in extracts from our popular Technical Manuals to give you greater insights into key industry knowledge? Click below for an example.


Practical Process Control for Engineers and Technicians - CLICK HERE