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Mechanical Engineering

Use this Library Research Guide to find resources in Mechanical Engineering - scholarly articles and books, websites, and more. Topics include IEEE, ASTM and ASME scientific and technical publications, STEM resources, research and writing tips, and career

Online Library Catalog


You can find books and eBooks by using the search box provided above to search the Online Library Catalog. The catalog is a list of all the print resources the library has (including print books, print journals, video games, audio books, and more) and also includes a record for most of our eBooks.


How to use the Online Library Catalog  |  Search Tips

eBook Databases



The databases listed on this drop down include eBooks (some also include other types of sources like articles).

Accessing eBooks

Browse for Print Books

Books are arranged on the shelves in the library by subject. We use the Library of Congress Classification System to assign call numbers to our materials so that materials on similar topics are next to each other on the shelves and patrons and staff can easily find what they need. You need to know a book's call number in order to get it off the shelf in the library.

If you'd like to browse our shelves, use these call number ranges to find books on the subject of mechanical engineering:

Mechanical Engineering Call Number Ranges
Call Number Range Subject
TA 1 - 2040 Engineering (General). Civil Engineering (General)
TJ 1 - 1570 Mechanical Engineering and Machinery
TJ 163.13 - 163.25 Power Resources
TJ 163.26 - 163.5 Energy Conservation
TJ 170 - 179 Mechanics Applied to Machinery. Dynamics
TJ 181 - 210 Mechanical Movements
TJ 210.2 - 211.47 Mechanical Devices and Figures. Automata. Ingenious Mechanisms. Robots (General)
TJ 212 - 225 Control Engineering Systems. Automatic Machinery (General)
TJ 227 - 240 Machine Design and Drawing
TJ 241 - 254.7 Machine Construction (General)
TJ 255 - 265 Heat Engines
TJ 266 - 267.5 Turbines. Turbomachines (General)

Are you an online student who can't get to the library in person? Request a print book be mailed to you!