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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.

Winter 2018 Online Textbooks

ME 335 Sections 001 and 002 (Kaviany)
Essentials of heat transfer: principles, materials, and applications by Massoud Kaviany. 2011. Cambridge University Press. 9781107012400. Platform: Cambridge Books online.

ME 382 Sections 001 and 002 (Sevener)
Engineering materials 1: an introduction to properties, applications, and design by Michael F. Ashby and David R. H. Jones. 4th ed. 2012. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080966656. Platform: ScienceDirect.

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 420 (Akhavan)
Computational methods for fluid dynamics by Joel H. Ferziger and Milovan Peric. 3rd rev. ed. 2002. Springer. 9783540420743.  Platform: SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of the book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

ME 482 (Shih)
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 491 (Rayhaneh)
Computational methods for fluid dynamics by Joel H. Ferziger and Milovan Peric. 3rd rev. ed. 2002. Springer. 9783540420743.  Platform: SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of the book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

ME 521 (Dowling)
Fluid mechanics by Pijush K. Kundu, Ira M. Cohen and David R. Dowling. 6th ed. 2016. Academic Press. 9780124059351. Platform: ScienceDirect.

ME 538 (Boehman)
Combustion engineering by Kenneth W. Ragland and Kenneth M. Bryden. 2011. CRC Press. 9781420092509. Platform: Ebook Central online.

Internal combustion engines: applied thermosciences by Colin R. Ferguson and Allan Kirkpatrick. 3rd ed. 2015. John Wiley & Sons. 9781118926529. Platform: Ebook Central online.  (Access to this e-book is limited to 3 concurrent users).

ME 565 (Siegel)
Battery management systems, volume I by Gregory Plett. 2015. Artech House. 9781630810238. Platform: Ebook central online.

Battery management systems. Volume II, Equivalent-circuit methods by Gregory L. Plett. 2015. Artech House. 9781630810276. Platform: Ebook Central online.

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