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Google Scholar searches for articles, books, technical reports, patents and preprints matching your keywords. You can also use "Advanced Google Scholar Search" to search by date, author name, publication title, specific subject and many other fields as shown below
Google Scholar give you options to refine your search to limit with dates
Searching for [engineering design] resulted in About 4,510,000 results so you need to refine this search in order to select the most relevant sources for your assignment. The Advanced Search option is avaiable in the results window
The advanced search window provides you with more options to refine the search with author name, journal name, other keywords, and year of publication.