Mechanical Engineering

Searching for Online and Physical Books

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  • Go to the Library's Web Site and start typing a topic in the Library Search box
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Need to FIND A BOOK  *NOT* @ Chester Fritz Library? 

  • Use WorldCat - Available from QuickLinks.  You can search books from anywhere in the country and request Chester Fritz Library borrow that book for you. If it turns out that the book is available from our library, you'll see Image indicates book is available at UND. You can have our library borrow a book from another library (called an InterLibrary Loan) by registering and requesting the book here.

Browsing for Books

Don't know exactly what you want but you'll know it when you see it? Why not Browse? 

  • Mechanical Engineering is in TJ1-1570:

TJ163.13-163.5                   Power resources & 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.

TJ212-225                             Control engineering systems.  Automatic machinery (General)

TJ227-240                             Machine design and drawing

TJ241-254.7                          Machine construction (General)

TJ255-267.5                          Heat engines. Turbines.  Turbomachines (General)

TJ268-740                             Steam engineering. Locomotives.

TJ751-805                             Miscellaneous motors and engines Including gas, gasoline, diesel engines

TJ807-830                             Renewable energy sources

TJ836-927                             Hydraulic machinery

TJ940-1030                           Vacuum technology.  Pneumatic machinery

TJ1040-1119                         Machinery exclusive of prime movers

TJ1350-1475                         Hoisting and conveying machinery. Lifting and pressing machinery

TJ1480-1496                         Agricultural machinery.  Farm machinery

  • TJ is on the 3rd floor of Chester Fritz Library straight ahead and to your right if you take the central staircase or elevator.
  • You can also use the online Browse Search option

Online Reference Resources

Reference resources can help you get started on your research by providing background information, identifying important researchers on a topic, and defining key concepts and terms. Use the resources below to get started.

Finding Dissertations and Theses


A Selection of Mechanical Engineering Books