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Mechanical Engineering

This subject guide provides a starting point for research in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering

Use the tabs to the left to learn more about finding information in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Databases: Links to databases for Mechanical Engineering research.
  • Journals: Selected e-journals in Mechanical Engineering plus e-journals from publishers ASME, Elsevier, Springer, and Wiley.
  • Books: A quick guide to searching for books in the U-M Library.
  • Web Resources: Links to the web sites of departments, research labs, and organizations involved in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Professional Organizations: Links to the web sites of professional organizations in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Standards: A quick guide to finding industrial standards.

ME Online Textbooks

ME 335 Section 001 (Kaviany)
Essentials of heat transfer: principles, materials, and applications by Massoud Kaviany. 2011. Cambridge University Press. 9781139145404. Platform: ebrary.

ME 338 Section 001 (Boehman)
Combustion engineering by Kenneth W. Ragland and Kenneth M. Bryden. 2011. CRC Press. 9781466500013. Platform: Ebook Central Online.

ME 501 (Gavini)
Mathematical methods for physicists by George B. Arfken, Hans-Jurgen Weber and Frank E. Harris. 7th ed. 2012. Academic Press. 9780123846549. Platform: ScienceDirect.

ME 505 Section 001 (Garikipati)
The Finite element method: linear static and dynamic finite element analysis by Thomas J. R. Hughes. 2000. Dover Publications. 9780486411811. Platform: Knovel.

ME 539 (Kaviany)
Heat transfer physics by Massoud Kaviany. 2nd ed. 2014. Cambridge University Press. 9781107041783. Platform: Cambridge Books Online.

ASME Press Releases