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Mechanical Engineering

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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.

Winter 2017 Mechanical Engineering Textbooks Online

Below is a list of Winter 2017 Mechanical Engineering course textbooks that are available electronically through the library. Click on your class department abbreviation to see if your textbook is available. To access the electronic version, click on the title of the book, then click on the "Available Online" link that appears in the catalog record. If you run into problems accessing an e-book, please report them to Ask a Librarian

THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL TEXTBOOK LIST. Books listed here may be either required textbooks or supplemental texts. Your faculty will provide you the titles of required textbooks for your classes. All engineering textbooks are available on course reserve at the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library.

Mechanical Engineering Online Textbooks

ME 382 Sections 001 (Fan)
Engineering materials 1: an introduction to properties, applications and design by Michael F. Ashby and David R.H. Jones. 4th ed. 2012. Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080966656. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Engineering materials 1: an introduction to properties, applications and design by Michael F. Ashby and David R.H. Jones. 4th ed. 2012. Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080966656. Platform: Knovel.

Engineering materials 2: an introduction to microstructures and processing by Michael Ashby and D.R.H. Jones. 4th ed. 2012. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080966687. Platform: ScienceDirect.

ME 382 Section 002 (Gavini)
Engineering materials 1: an introduction to properties, applications and design by Michael F. Ashby and David R.H. Jones. 4th ed. 2012. Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080966656. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Engineering materials 1: an introduction to properties, applications and design by Michael F. Ashby and David R.H. Jones. 4th ed. 2012. Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080966656. Platform: Knovel.

Engineering materials 2: an introduction to microstructures and processing by Michael Ashby and D.R.H. Jones. 4th ed. 2012. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080966687. Platform: ScienceDirect.

ME 461 (Tilbury)
Feedback systems: an introduction for scientists and engineers by Richard M. Murray. 2009. Princeton University Press. 9781282607965. Platform: MyiLibrary.

ME 482 (Zheng)
Analysis of machining and machine tools by Steven Y. Liang and Albert J. Shih. 2016. Springer. 978148997637. Platform: SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of the book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

ME 512 (Barber)
Elasticity by J.R. Barber. 3rd ed. 2010. Springer. 9789048138081. Platform: SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of the book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

Theory of elasticity by L.D. Landau and E.M. Lifshitz. 3rd ed. 1986. Pergamon Press. 9780750626330. Platform: ScienceDirect.

ME 565 (Siegel)
A systems approach to lithium-ion battery management by Phillip Weicker. 2014. Artech House. 978160876598. Platform: Books 24x7 EngineeringPro.

A systems approach to lithium-ion battery management by Phillip Weicker. 2014. Artech House. 978160876598. Platform: ebrary.

Battery systems engineering by Christopher D. Rahn and Chao-Yang Wang. 2013. Wiley. 9781119979500. Platform: Wiley Library online.

Battery systems engineering by Christopher D. Rahn and Chao-Yang Wang. 2013. Wiley. 9781119979500. Platform:ebrary.

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