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Mechanical Engineering

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

Mechanical Engineering Online Textbooks

ME 311 (Barber)
Intermediate mechanics of materials by J. R. Barber. 2011. Springer Science + Business Media B. V. 9789400702943. Platform: SpringerLink. (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

ME 335 Section 002 (Kaviany)
Essentials of heat transfer: principles, materials, and applications by Massoud Kaviany. 2011. Cambridge University Press. 9781139145404. Platform: Ebook central online.

Essentials of heat transfer: principles, materials, and applications by Massoud Kaviany. 2011. Cambridge University Press. 9781139145404. Platform: Cambridge books online.

ME 360 (Stein)
Continuous system modeling by Francois E. Cellier. 1991. Springer. 9781475739244. Platform: SpringerLink.  (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

Dynamic modeling and control of engineering systems by Bohdan T. Kulakowski, John F. Gardner and J. Lowen Shearer. 3rd ed. 2007. Cambridge University Press. 9780511288081. Platform: Knovel online.

Dynamics of physical systems by Robert H. Cannon. 2003. Dover Publications. 9780486428659. Platform: Ebook central online.

Dynamics of physical systems by Robert H. Cannon. 2013. Dover Publications. 9780486428659. Platform:  ProQuest Ebook Central online.

Engineering system dynamics: a unified graph-centered approach by Forbes T. Brown. 2001. Marcel Dekker. 0824706161. Platform: EBSCO online.  (Access limited to 3 concurrent users)

Linear system theory and design by Chi-Tsong Chen. 3rd ed. 1999. Oxford University Press. 0195117778. Platform: Knovel online.

Linear systems by Panos J. Antsaklis and Anthony N. Michel. 2006. Birkhauser Boston. 9780817644345. Platform: SpringerLink.   (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

Simulation by Sheldon M. Ross. 5th ed. 2013. Academic Press. 9780124158252. Platform: Knovel online.

Simulation by Sheldon M. Ross. 5th ed. 2013. Academic Press. 9780124158252. Platform: ScienceDirect online.

Simulation by Sheldon M. Ross. 5th ed. 2013. Academic Press. 9780124158252. Platform: Ebook central online.

System dynamics: modeling, simulation, and control of mechatronic systems by Dean C. Karnopp, Donald L. Margolis and Ronald C. Rosenberg. 5th ed. 2012. Wiley. 9780470889084. Platform: Wiley online.

System dynamics: modeling, simulation, and control of mechatronic systems by Dean C. Karnopp, Donald L. Margolis and Ronald C. Rosenberg. 5th ed. 2012. Wiley. 9780470889084. Platform: Wiley online.

System dynamics: modeling, simulation, and control of mechatronic systems by Dean C. Karnopp, Donald L. Margolis and Ronald C. Rosenberg. 5th ed. 2012. Wiley. 9780470889084. Platform: Wiley online.

System dynamics: modeling, simulation, and control of mechatronic systems by Dean C. Karnopp, Donald L. Margolis and Ronald C. Rosenberg. 5th ed. 2012. Wiley. 9780470889084. Platform: Ebook central online.

System dynamics: modeling, simulation, and control of mechatronic systems by Dean C. Karnopp, Donald L. Margolis and Ronald C. Rosenberg. 5th ed. 2012. Wiley. 9780470889084. Platform: Skillsoft books online.

Analysis and design of engineering systems: class notes for M.I.T. course 2.751 by Henry M. Paynter and Peter Briggs. 1961. M.I.T. Press. Platform: HathiTrust.

Engineering modeling and design by William L. Chapman, A. Terry Bahill and A. Wayne Wymore. 1992. CRC Press. 9780849380112. Platform: Taylor and Francis online.

ME 382 Sections 001 and 002 (Thouless)
Engineering materials 1 : an introduction to properties, applications, and design by Michael F. Ashby and David R. H. Jones. 4th ed. 2012. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080966663. Platform: Knovel online.

Engineering materials 1 : an introduction to properties, applications, and design by Michael F. Ashby and David R. H. Jones. 4th ed. 2012. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080966663. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Engineering materials 2 : an introduction to microstructures and processing by Michael F. Ashby. 4th ed. 2013. Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080966687. Platform: ScienceDirect.

ME 438 (Boehman)
Internal-combustion engine by Charles Fayette Taylor and Edward S. Taylor. 2nd ed. 1961. International Textbook Co. Platform: HathiTrust Full Text.

Internal combustion engines: applied thermosciences by Colin R. Ferguson and Allan T. Kirkpatrick. 3rd ed. 2016. Wiley. 9781118533314. Platform: Ebook central online.

Internal combustion engines: applied thermosciences by Colin R. Ferguson and Allan T. Kirkpatrick. 3rd ed. 2016. Wiley. 9781118533314. Platform: Ebook central online.  (Access limited to 3 concurrent users)

ME 501 (Gavini)
Advanced engineering mathematics by Erwin Kreyszig, Herbert Kreyszig and E. J. Norminton. 10th ed. 2011. John Wiley. 9780470458365. Platform: Safari books online.

Mathematical methods for physicists by George B. Arfken, Hans-Jurgen Weber and Frank E. Harris. 7th ed. 2012. Academic. 9780123846549. Platform: ScienceDirect online.

ME 520 (Towne)
Fluid mechanics by Pijush K. Kundu. 6th ed. 2016. Academic Press. 9780124071513. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Boundary-layer theory by Hermann Schlicting and Klaus Gersten. 9th ed. 2017. Springer. 9783662529171. Platform: SpringerLink. (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

Incompressible flow by Ronald L. Panton. 4th ed. 2013. Wiley. 9781118013434. Platform: Wiley Online Library.

Incompressible flow by Ronald L. Panton. 4th ed. 2013. Wiley. 9781118013434. Platform: Ebook central online.

Vectors, tensors, and the basic equations of fluid mechanics by Rutherford Aris. Dover ed. 1989. Dover Publications. 9780486661100. Platform: Knovel online.

ME 560 (Stein)
System dynamics: modeling and simulation of mechatronic systems by Dean C. Karnopp, Donald L. Margolis and Ronald C. Rosenberg.  5th ed. 2012. Wiley. 97804770889084. Platform: Wiley online.

System dynamics: modeling, simulation, and control of mechatronic systems by Dean C. Karnopp, Donald L. Margolis and Ronald C. Rosenberg. 5th ed. 2012. Wiley. 9780470889084. Platform: Wiley online.

System dynamics: modeling, simulation, and control of mechatronic systems by Dean C. Karnopp, Donald L. Margolis and Ronald C. Rosenberg. 5th ed. 2012. Wiley. 9780470889084. Platform: Wiley online.

System dynamics: modeling and simulation of mechatronic systems by Dean C. Karnopp, Donald L. Margolis and Ronald C. Rosenberg. 5th ed. 2012. Wiley. 97804770889084. Platform: Ebook central online.

System dynamics: modeling, simulation, and control of mechatronic systems by Dean C. Karnopp, Donald L. Margolis and Ronald C. Rosenberg. 5th ed. 2012. Wiley. 9780470889084. Platform: Skillsoft books online.

Analysis and design of engineering systems: class notes for M.I.T. course 2.751 by Henry M. Paynter and Peter Briggs. 1961. M.I.T. Press. Platform: HathiTrust.

 

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.

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