Mechanical Engineering (Books & Media)

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Mechanical Engineering Books & Media

How to Find books, videos, and other materials in Steely Library.

  • These are suggestions only and do not reflect the full range of materials that may be useful to you.
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For locating specific items, including videos in the Media Collection, using the library's catalog, NKUIRE, is recommended. Keyword, Author, Title, and Subject are among the ways you can search.

For Non-Print Media (videos, DVDs, CDs, slides, etc.), Consider the "Media Searches" tab atop the NKUIRE search page.

WorldCat is the world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 49 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information from 2100 B.C.E. to the present. Includes holdings information from libraries across the world. Now includes the Library of Congress Subject Headings as its thesaurus. If Steely Library does not own a title, it may be requested through SourceFinder.

Browsing for books in Steely's Reference and Circulating collections can be very useful

For Mechanical Engineering, the following call number areas are suggested:

  • TJ1-1570 - Mechanical engineering and machinery
  • TJ163.13-163.25 - Power resources
  • TJ163.26-163.5 - Energy conservation
  • TJ170-179 - Mechanics applied to machinery. Dynamics
  • TJ181-210 - Mechanical movements
  • TJ210.2-211.47 - Mechanical devices and figures. Automata. Ingenious mechanisms. Robots (General)
  • TJ212-225 - Control engineering systems. Automatic machinery (General)
  • TJ227-240 - Machine design and drawing
  • TJ241-254.7 - Machine construction (General)
  • TJ255-265 - Heat engines
  • TJ266-267.5 - Turbines. Turbo machines (General)
  • TJ268-740 - Steam engineering
  • TJ603-695 - Locomotives
  • TJ751-805 - Miscellaneous motors and engines Including gas, gasoline, diesel engines
  • TJ807-830 – Renewable energy sources
  • TJ836-927 - Hydraulic machinery
  • TJ940-940.5 - Vacuum technology
  • TJ950-1030 - Pneumatic machinery
  • TJ1040-1119 - Machinery exclusive of prime movers
  • TJ1125-1345 - Machine shops and machine shop practice
  • TJ1350-1418 - Hoisting and conveying machinery
  • TJ1425-1475 - Lifting and pressing machinery
  • TJ1480-1496 - Agricultural machinery. Farm machinery
  • TJ1501-1519 - Sewing machines

The Mechanical Engineering Research Guide is maintained by Philip Yannarella. Suggestions and comments are welcome.

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