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Using Mind Maps in Engineering Literature Reviews: Home

Mind maps can be helpful for engineering literature reviews in a variety of ways.

What is a Mind Map?

Mind maps are diagrams with a center and nodes radiating from the center attached with lines. The center represents the central idea, and the attached nodes are sub-ideas.

 

Uses of Mind Maps in Literature Reviews

Example

In this mind map diagram the center is a circle with the central idea. Connected to the center are 3 related topics, and each topic has 2 to 3 sub-topics

Mind Mapping Software

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