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Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

A research guide to help you find relevant books and articles in the field of mechanical and industrial engineering

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Searching the catalogue is one way to find books, handbooks, dictionaries and encyclopedias. You can use the catalogue search in the box above, or you can search from the Engineering & Computer Science Library's homepage.

Some possible keywords related to MIE are:

  • mechanical engineering
  • industrial engineering
  • industrial design
  • anthropometry
  • human mechanics
  • human factors
  • machine design
  • fluid mechanics
  • biomechanics

Using the search tips, you might want to combine the keywords listed with each other or with some of these terms:

  • engineering design
  • construction
  • human computer interaction
  • health aspects
  • statistical methods

Types of Books

When should I use handbooks or manuals?

  • You already know a bit about the topic
  • You want to find instructions, guidelines, or rules


   ​Mark's Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers (ebook and print)

Call Number: Reference TJ151 .M37 2006

  The CRC Handbook of Mechanical Engineers (print)

Call Number: Reference TJ151.C73 2005X

  Mechanical Design Engineering Handbook (ebook)

  Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing for Design, Manufacturing, and Inspection (ebook and print)

Call Number: Stacks T352 .H46 2006

 Harris' Shock and Vibration Handbook (ebook)

  Handbook of Industrial Engineering Equations, Formulas and Calculations (print)

Call Number: Stacks T57 .B33 2011X

  Maynard's Industrial Engineering Handbook (print)

Call Number: Reference T56 .M39 2001X

When should I use dictionaries?

  • Finding definitions for terms or concepts


  A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (print)

Call Number: Reference TJ9 .A85 2013Y

ASPE plumbineering dictionary: the comprehensive resource of plumbing engineering terminology for engineers, designers, and contractors  (ebook)

  A guide to surface engineering terminology (print)

Call Number: Stacks TA418.7 .G85 1995


When should I use encyclopedias?

  • Background information
  • Familiarizing yourself with a new topic


  Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science (ebook)

 Newnes mechanical engineer's pocket book (ebook)