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Civil & Mechanical Engineering: Mechanical Engineering

What You Will Find Here

This page presents general resources for research on Mechanical Engineering topics. Use the information on this page to get started with your research, or follow the links below to more specific resources for your ME courses.

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Welcome to the general Mechanical Engineering Research page! To the right, there's a list of (and links to) standard Mechanical Engineering reference books available through the USMA Library. Below you'll find links to engineering databases where you can find journal articles on ME topics and a brief guide to browsing books on various ME topics on our shelves. You are also able to search Scout or the Library Catalog; all our books, ebooks, and journals can be found that way.

Mechanical Engineering Databases at the USMA Library

Looking for journal articles on Mechanical Engineering topics? The USMA Library offers a variety of engineering databases that provide access to journal articles to help with your research. Find them here!

Mechanical Engineering Books in the USMA Library

Are you curious about the Mechanical Engineering books we have here in the USMA Library? If you enjoy browsing the shelves, go up to the west side of the 5th floor and find the call numbers that start with "T." Here's a general listing of subject areas:

  • T – Technology (General)
  • TJ – Mechanical engineering and machinery
  • TK – Electrical engineering, Electronics, Nuclear engineering
  • TL – Motor vehicles, Aeronautics, Astronautics
  • TN – Mining engineering, Metallurgy
  • TP – Chemical technology
  • TS – Manufacturing engineering, Mass production

You will also find ME topics in other call number/subject areas throughout the library. Some examples include:

  • QC – Physics (Heat transfer, fluid dynamics)
  • QH – Biology (Biomechanics)
  • UF – Artillery (Weapons systems)
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