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Engineering (General)

This guide provides basic resources for locating information related to engineering.

Winter 2018 Engineering Textbooks Online

Below is a list of Winter 2018 College of 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

Please note:  Books on the ebrary and EBL platforms will be moving to another  URL over the next few weeks.  The links to those titles may not work for a short period of time.

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.

For a listing of e-textbooks for classes in your department, click on the department abbreviation below.

AERO | AUTO | BMECEE | ChE | CLIMATE | EECS | ESENG | ENGR | ENTR | IOE | MFGME | MSE | NAVARCH | NERS | SPACE |TO |

Aerospace Engineering Online Textbooks

AERO 532 (Hanquist)
Nonequilibrium gas dynamics and molecular simulation by Iain D. Boyd and D. Thomas F. Schwartzenruber. 2017. Cambridge University Press. 9781107073449. Platform: Safari Books Online.  (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times.)

Biomedical Engineering Online Textbooks

BME 479 (Deng)
The Molecular basis of cancer by John Mendelsohn, Peter M. Howley, Mark A. Israel, Joe W. Gray and Craig B. Thompson. 4th ed. 2015. Saunders/Elsevier. 9781455740666. Platform: Elsevier ebooks.

The Molecular basis of cancer by John Mendelsohn, Peter M. Howley, Mark A. Israel, Joe W. Gray and Craig B. Thompson. 4th ed. 2015. Saunders/Elsevier. 9781455740666. Platform: ClinicalKey online.

Civil and Environmental Engineering Online Textbooks

CEE 431 (Lee)
Construction contracting: a practical guide to company management by Richard H. Clough, Glenn A. Sears, S. Keoki Sears, Robert O. Segner and Jerald L. Rounds. 8th ed. 2015. John Wiley and Sons. 9781118693216. Platform: Ebook Library Online.

CEE 465 (Love)
Water and wastewater engineering by Mackenzie L. Davis. 2011. McGraw-Hill. 9780073397863. Platform: MyiLibrary (Access to this e-book is limited to 9 concurrent users).

Water and wastewater engineering by Mackenzie L. Davis. 2011. McGraw-Hill. 9780073397863. Platform: Access Engineering online.

CEE 517 (Spence)
Structural reliability analysis and prediction by Robert E. Melchers and Andre T. Beck.  3rd ed. 2018. John Wiley & Sons. 9781119266105. Platform: Wiley online.

CEE 526 (Ivanov)
Hydraulics of pipelines: pumps, valves, cavitation, transients by J. Paul Tullis. 1989. Wiley. 0471832855. Platform: Wiley Online Library.

CEE 574 (Li)
Materials selection in mechanical design by Michael F. Ashby. 4th ed. 2011. Butterworth-Heinemann/Elsevier. 9781856176637. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Materials and the environment: eco-informed material choice by John F. Ashby.. 2nd ed. 2013. Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780123859716. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Materials and design: the art and science of material selection in product design by Mike Ashby and Kara Johnson. 3rd ed. 2014. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080982052. Platform: ScienceDirect.

CEE 580 (Olson)
Water quality engineering: physical/chemical treatment processes analysis by Mark M. Benjamin, Desmond F. Lawler. 2013. John Wiley & Sons. 9781118169650. Platform: EBSCOhost (Access to this e-book is limited to 3 concurrent users).

Water quality engineering: physical/chemical treatment processes analysis by Mark M. Benjamin, Desmond F. Lawler. 2013. John Wiley & Sons. 9781118169650. Platform: Ebook central online.

CEE 592 (Daigger)
Biological wastewater treatment by C.P. Leslie Grady, Jr. 3rd ed. 2011. CRC Press. 9781420009637. Platform: Ebook Library.

CEE 930 Section 028 (Ioannou)
Probability, statistics, and decision for civil engineers by Jack R. Benjamin and C. Allin Cornell. 2014. Dover Publications. 9780486780726. Platform: ProQuest Ebook Central online.

Chemical Engineering Courses Online Textbooks

ChE 341 (Ziff)
Fluid mechanics for chemical engineers with microfluidics, DFD, and COMSOL Multiphysics 5 by James Wilkes.  3rd ed. 2017. Prentice Hall. 9780134712956. Platform: Safari Books Online.  (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times).

ChE 344 (Mayes)
Elements of chemical reaction engineering by H. Fogler Scott. 5th ed. 2016. Prentice Hall. 9780133887822.  Platform: Safari Books Online.  (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times).

ChE 431 (Tadd)
Applied statistics and probability for engineers by Douglas C. Montgomery and George C. Runger. 5th ed. 2011. Wiley. 9780470053041.  Platform: Safari Books Online.  (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times).

ChE 485 (Montgomery)
Chemical engineering design: principles, practice, and economics of plant and process design by Gavin P. Towler and R. K. Sinnott. 2nd ed. 2013. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080966595. Platform: ScienceDirect.

ChE 487 (Tadd)
Chemical engineering design: principles, practice, and economics of plant and process design by Gavin P. Towler and R. K. Sinnott. 2nd ed. 2013. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080966595. Platform: ScienceDirect.

CLIMATE Online Textbooks

CLIMATE 532 (Huang)
Atmospheric radiation: theoretical basis by R. M. Goody and Y. L. Yung. 2nd ed. 1989. Oxford University Press. 0195051343. Platform: Ebook central online.

An Introduction to atmospheric radiation (International Geophysics) by K. N. Liou. 2nd ed. 2002. Academic Press. 9780124514515. Platform:  ScienceDirect.

Radiative transfer in the atmosphere and ocean by Gary E. thomas and Knut Stamnes. 1999. Cambridge University Press. 0521401240. Platform: Cambridge Books Online.

Non-LTE radiative transfer in the atmosphere by M. Lopez-Puertas and F. W. Taylor. 2001. World Scientific. 9789810245665. Platform: Ebook Central online.

CLIMATE 567 (Geva)
Chemical dynamics in condensed phases: relaxation, transfer and reactions in condensed molecular systems by Abraham Nitzan. 2006. Oxford University Press. 0198529791. Platform: Ebook central online.

EECS Online Textbooks

EECS 230, Section 001 (Rand)
Schaum's outline of theory and problems of electromagnetics by Joseph A. Edminister. 2nd ed., revised. 1995. McGraw-Hill. 0070212341. Platform: EBSCOHost.  (Access to this e-book is limited to 1 concurrent user).

EECS 351 (Pilanci)
Signal processing for communications by Paolo Prandoni and Martin Vetterli. 2008. EFPL Press. 9781439808009. Platform: CRCnetBASE online.

EECS 398 Section 002 (Hamilton)
The Object-oriented thought process by Matt A. Weisfeld. 4th ed. 2013. Addison-Wesley. 9780321861276. Platform: Safari Books Online.  (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times).

C++ Primer by Stanley Lippman. 5th ed. 2013. Addison-Wesley. (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times).

EECS 425 (Yoon)
CMOS analog circuit design by Phillip E. Allen and Douglas R. Holberg. 3rd ed. 2012. Oxford University Press. 9780199765072. Platform: Knovel online.

EECS 445 (Kutty)
Machine learning: a probabilistic perspective by Kevin P. Murphy. 2012. MIT Press. 9780262018029. Platform: Ebook Central online.

EECS 460 (Ozay)
Feedback systems: an introduction for scientists and engineers by Richard M. Murray. 2009. Princeton University Press. 9781282607965. Platform: MyiLibrary.

EECS 486 (Mihalcea)
Introduction to information retrieval by Christopher D. Manning, Prabhakar Raghavan and Hinrich Schutze. 2008. Cambridge University Press. 9780521865715. Platform: Safari Books Online.  (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times).

​​EECS 501 (Anastasopoulos)
Probability and random processes for electrical and computer engineers by John A. Gubner. 2006. Cambridge University Press. 9780521864701. Platform: Cambridge Books Online.  (Access to this e-book is limited to 3 concurrent users).

EECS 502 (Teneketzis)
Markov chains: Gibbs Fields, Monte Carlo simulation, and queues by Pierre Bremaud. 1999. Springer. 9781475731248. Platform: SpringerLink. (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

EECS 522 (Wentzloff)
The Design of CMOS radio-frequency integrated circuits by Thomas H. Lee. 2003. Cambridge University Press. 9780521835398.  Platform: Safari Books Online.  (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times).

EECS 526 (Lee)
Plasmonics: fundamentals and applications by Stefan A. Maier. 2007. Springer. 9780387331508. Platform:  SpringerLink. (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

EECS 431 (Grbic)
Antenna theory and design by Robert Stratman Elliott. Revised ed. 2003. John Wiley & Sons. 0471449962. Platform: IEEE Xplore (Online Service) online.

EECS 539 (Galvanauskas)
Laser physics by Peter W. Milonni and Joseph H. Eberly. 2010. John Wiley & Sons. 9780470387719. Platform: Wiley Online Library.

EECS 557 (Subramanian)
Communication networks: an optimization, control, and stochastic networks perspective by R. Srikant and Lei Ying. 2014. Cambridge University Press. 9781107036055.  Platform: Safari Books Online (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times).

​EECS 579 (Hayes)
Testing of digital systems by N. K. Jha and S. Gupta. 2003. Cambridge University Press. 0521773563. Platform: Cambridge Books Online.

Digital system test and testable design using HDL models and architectures by Zainalabedin Navabi.  2011. Springer Science + Business Media. 978144197478. Platform: SpringerLink. (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

VLSI test principles and architectures: design for testability edited by Laung-Terng Wang, Cheng-Wen Wu and Xiaoqing Wen. 2006. Elsevier Morgan Kaufmann Publisherss. 9780123705976. Platform: ScienceDirect.

System-on-chip test architectures: nanometer design for testability edited by Laung-Terng Wang, Charles R. Stroud and Nur A. Kouba. 2008. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers. 9780123739735. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Essentials of electronic testing for digital, memory, and mixed-signal VLSI circuits by Michael L. Bushnell and Vishwani D. Agrawal. 2000. Kluwer Academic Academic. Platform: SpringerLink. (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

EECS 586, Section 001 (Stout)
Introduction to algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen [et al.]. 3rd ed. 2009. MIT Press. 9780262033848. Platform: EBSCOHost.

EECS 598, Section 007 (Matthieu)
Convex optimization of power systems by Joshua Adam Taylor. 2015. Cambridge University Press. 9781107076877. Platform: Safari Books Online (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times)

Fundamentals of power system economics by Daniel Sadi Kirschen and Goran Strbac. 2004. John Wiley & Sons. 0470845724. Platform: Wiley.

EECS 598, Section 009 (Nadakuditi)
MATLAB Primer by Timothy A. Davis. 8th ed. 2011. CRC Press. 978143982825. Platform: Ebook Library online.

EECS 638 (Kuzmich)
Principles of laser spectroscopy and quantum optics by Paul R. Berman and Vladimir S. Malinovsky. 2011. Princeton University Press. 9780691149568. Platform: Ebook Library online.

Engineering Online Textbooks

ENGR 100 Section 850 (Albayrak and Snyder)
Bioprocess engineering: basic concepts by Michael Shuler Kikret Kargi and Matthew DeLisa. 3rd ed. 2017. Prentice Hall. 9780132901437. Platform: Safari Books Online.  (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times)

Slide:ology : the art and science of creating great presentations by Nancy Duarte. 2008. O'Reilly Media. 9780596522346. Platform:  Safari Books Online.  (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times)

The Craft of research by Wayne C. Booth. 4th ed. 2016. University of Chicago Press. 9780226239736. Platform: Ebook Central online.

Presentation zen: design a simple, visual approach to presenting in today's world by Garr Reynolds. 2nd ed. 2013. Pearson Education. 9780321934154. Platform: Safari Books Online.  (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times)

Rhetorical public speaking by Nathan Crick. 3rd ed. 2017. Routledge. 9781351868310. Platform: Ebook Central online.

Biotechnology: academic cell update by David P. Clark and Nanette J. Pazdernik. Update ed. 2012. Elsevier/Academic. 9780123850638. Platform: Ebook Central online.

Biotechnology: academic cell update by David P. Clark and Nanette J. Pazdernik. Update ed. 2012. Elsevier/Academic. 9780123850638. Platform: EBSCOhost.

Biotechnology by David P. Clark and Nanette J. Pazdernik. 2nd ed. 2015. Academic Cell Press. 9780123850157. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Industrial And Operations Engineering Online Textbooks

IOE 373 (Garcia-Guzman)
Beginning database design from novice to professional by Clare Churcher. 2nd ed. 2012. Apress. 9781430242093. Platform: SpringerLink.  (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

Excel 2010 power programming with VBA by John Walkenbach. 2010. Wiley Pub. 9780470475355. Platform: Wiley Online.

IOE 416 (Blumenfeld)
Fundamentals of queueing theory by Donald Gross. 4th ed. 2008. Wiley. 9780471791270. Platform: Wiley Online.

IOE 419 (Daskin)
Service science by Mark S. Daskin. 2010. Wiley. 9780470525883. Platform: Wiley Online Library.

IOE 425 Section 002 (Levantrosser)
The Toyota way fieldbook: a practical guide for implementing Toyota's 4Ps by Jeffrey K. Liker and David Meier. 2006. McGraw-Hill. 0071448934. Platform: AccessEngineering online.

IOE 506 (Bayraktar)
Brownian motion and stochastic calculus by Ioannis Karatzas and Steven E. Shreve. 2nd ed. 1998. Springer. 9780387976556. Platform: SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

Stochastic calculus and financial applications by J. Michael Steele. 2001. Springer. 9781441928627. Platform: SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

Stochastic differential equations: an introduction with applications by Bernt Oksendal. 6th ed. 2003. Springer. 9783540047582. Platform: SpringerLink. (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

IOE 511 (Epelman)
Linear and nonlinear optimization by Igor Griva, Stephen G. Nash, and Ariela Sofer. 2nd ed. 2009. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. 9780898716610. Platform: Books 24x7 EngineeringPro online.

Handbook of writing for the mathematical sciences by Nicholas J. Higham. 2nd ed. 1998. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. 0898714206. Platform: SIAM e-books online.

Handbook of writing for the mathematical sciences by Nicholas J. Higham. 2nd ed. 1998. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. 0898714206. Platform: Books 24x7 EngineeringPro online.

Linear and nonlinear programming by David G. Luenberger and Yinyu Ye. 4th ed. 2016. Springer. 9783319188423. Platform: SpringerLink. (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

MATLAB guide by Nicholas Higham. 2nd ed., revised. 2004. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. 9780898715781. Platform: SIAM e-books online.

Numerical optimization by Jorge Nocedal and Stephen J. Wright. 2nd ed. 2006. Springer. 9780387303031. Platform: SpringerLink. (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

IOE 543 (Shehadeh)
Scheduling: theory, algorithms, and systems by Michael L. Pinedo. 5th ed. 2016. Springer International Publishing. 9783319265803. Platform: SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

IOE 574 (Van Oyen)
Foundations and methods of stochastic simulation: a first course by Barry L. Nelson. 2013. Springer. 9781461461593. Platform: SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

IOE 623 (Nadtochiy)
Interest rate models--theory and practice with Smile, inflation and credit by Damiano Brigo and Fabio Mercurio. 2nd ed. 2006. Springer-Verlag. 9783540221494. Platform: SpringerLink  (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

Monte Carlo methods in financial engineering by Paul Glasserman. 2003. Springer. 9781441918222. Platform:  SpringerLink  (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

The Mathematics of financial derivatives: a student introduction by Paul Wilmott, Sam Howison and Jeff Dewynne. 1995. Cambridge University Press. 9780521496995. Platform: ebrary.

Manufacturing Online Textbooks

MFG 426 Sections 001 and 002 (Levantrosser)
The Toyota way fieldbook: a practical guide for implementing Toyota's 4Ps by Jeffrey K. Liker and David Meier. 2006. McGraw-Hill. 0071448934. Platform: AccessEngineering online.

MFG 543 (Shehadeh)
Scheduling: theory, algorithms, and systems by Michael L. Pinedo. 5th ed. 2016. Springer International Publishing. 9783319265803. Platform: SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

Mechanical Engineering 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.

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

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

Materials Science Engineering Online Textbooks

MSE 470 (Qi)
Phase transformations in metals and alloys by David A. Porter, K.E. Easterling and Mohamed Y. Sherif. 3rd ed. 2009. CRC Press. 9781420062106. Platform: Ebook Library online.

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Online Textbooks

NAVARCH 416 (Karr)
Thin plates and shells theory, analysis and applications by Eduard Ventsel and Theodor Krauthammer. 2001. Marcel Dekker. 0824705750. Platform: CRCnetBASE online.

Thin plates and shells theory, analysis and applications by Eduard Ventsel and Theodor Krauthammer. 2001. Marcel Dekker. 0824705750. Platform: ENGnetBASE online.

NAVARCH 440 (Troesch)
Stochastic dynamics of marine structures by Arvid Naess and Torgeir Moan. 2013. Cambridge University Press. 9780521881555. Platform: Cambridge Books online.

Nuclear Engineering And Radiological Sciences Online Textbooks

NERS 250 (Hua/Kiedrowski)
Fundamentals of nuclear science and engineering by J. Kenneth Shultis and Richard E. Faw. 3rd ed. 2017. CRC Press. 9781498769297. Platform: Ebook Central online.

NERS 555 (Bielajew) 
Fundamentals of ionizing radiation dosimetry by Pedro Andreo, David T. Burns, Alan E. Nahum, Jan P. Seuntjens and Frank H. Attix. 2nd ed. 2017. WILEY-VCH. 9783527409211. Platform: EBSCOhost. (temporarily not working)

NERS 590 (Lau/Gao)
An Introduction to nuclear materials: fundamentals and applications by K. Linga Murty and Indrajit Charit. 2013. Wiley-VCH. 9783527412013. Platform: Books 24x7 EngineeringPro online.

Space Online Textbooks

SPACE 495 (Zou)
Ionospheres: physics, plasma physics, and chemistry by Robert W. Schunk and Andrew F. Nagy. 2009. Cambridge University Press. 9780521877060. Platform: Cambridge Books Online.

SPACE 545 (Kuranz)
High-energy-density physics: fundamentals, inertial fusion, and experimental astrophysics by R. Paul Drake. 2006. Springer. 9783540293149. Platform: SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of the book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site). 

Extreme physics: properties and behavior of matter and extreme conditions by Jeff Colvin and Jon Larsen. 2014. Cambridge University Press. 9781107019676. Platform: Safari Books Online.  (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times)

The Physics of inertial fusion: beam plasma interaction, hydrodynamics, hot dense matter by Stefano Atzeni and Jurgen Meyer-ter-Vehn. 2004. Oxford University Press. 9780198562641. Platform: Ebook Library online.