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Mechanical Engineering: Books and Dissertations

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Interlibrary Loans

The Khalifa University staff, students and faculty have multiple options for Interlibrary Loan that significantly expand the number of materials available to them.


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CRC Netbase

Searches over 1,300 textbooks and handbooks from the following databases: CivilEngineeringnetBASE, ElectricalENGINEERINGnetBASE, MechanicalEngineeringnetBASE, and TELECOMMUNICATIONSnetBASE.

Science Direct Ebooks

Offering comprehensive coverage of the full range of scientific disciplines,books are now fully integrated with journals, book series, handbooks and reference works on ScienceDirect. Spanning subject collections within the science and technology disciplines, the ScienceDirect eBooks Frontlist collection is an increasingly significant source of relevant, quality content.

Subject Search

You will find books and other material of interest and relevance to Mechanical Engineering in different areas throughout the Library. Listed below are popular terms that are used in the study of Mechanical Engineering. Note that some words are related and are found near each other on the shelves.


Alternative energy

Applied Mechanics


Computational Fluid Dynamics

Computer Aided Design

Finite Element Methods

Fluid Flow

Fluid Mechanics

Fluid Power System 

Heat Exchanger Design

Heat transfer

Intelligent Systems

Machine Learning

Molecular Dynamics

Multiphase flow

Polymer Composites

Power Generation


Renewable Energy


Thermal Management


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Mechanical Engineering Reference Books

Useful Call Numbers

 To find books related to Mechanical engineering you could also browse the shelves under these call numbers:

QC100.5-QC114.9 Measuring Instruments & Measurement of Special Quantities
QC138-QC148 Fluid Mechanics
QC155 Flows in Porous, Viscous & Continuous Media
QC809.F5 Geophysics – Fluid Dynamics
TA357 Applied Fluid Mechanics


Characteristics of Engineering Materials


Image Processing


Power Resources and Energy


Mechanics Applied to Machinery. Dynamics


Mechanical Movements, Devices, Figures, Robots


Control Engineering Systems


Machine Design and Drawing


Machine Construction


Heat Engines and Turbines


Steam Engineering for Fuel Cells


Miscellaneous Motors and Engines


Production of Electricity from Chemical Reactions


Renewable Energy Sources


Flow of Fluids in Pipes. Flowmeters.


 Vacuum Technology


 Pneumatic Machinery including Flow of Gases in Pipes


 Machinery Exclusive of Prime Movers


 Machine Shops and Machine Shop Practice


 Hoisting Machinery

Finding Dissertations and Theses

Theses and dissertations from other institutions:

  • EThOS (Electronic Theses Online Service)
  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Abstracts
    1861 to date, with abstracts from July 1980. Covers over 2,700,000 titles.
    This database has a US-bias and is the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research in the US.
  • Australasian Digital Theses Program
    A distributed database of digital versions of theses produced by the postgraduate research students at Australian universities.
  • Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)
    NDLTD is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic analogues to the traditional paper-based theses and dissertations. Full text of some theses is available.
  • Theses Canada Portal
    The access point for Canadian theses and information about the Theses Canada program. Full text electronic versions of numerous Canadian theses and dissertations are available.
  • DART-Europe
    Access to over 100,000 full-text research theses from various European countries

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