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Engineering: Divisions of Subjects

This subject guide covers resources available at the UM Libraries for locating information in Engineering. We are here to make sure that you are getting the help you need with library resources, databases, searches, training and instruction.

Civil Engineering (TA)

  • Civil engineering (General)

  • Transportation engineering

  • Applied optics. Photonics

  • ioengineering

  • Engineering instruments, meters, etc. Industrial instrumentation 

  • Human engineering 

  • Systems engineering 

  • Engineering design 

  • Engineering economy 

  • Plasma engineering 

  • Engineering mathematics 

  • Engineering analysis 

  • Mechanics of engineering 

  • Applied mechanics 

  • Acoustics in engineering 

  • Acoustical engineering 

  • Materials of engineering and construction 

  • Mechanics of materials 

  • Structural engineering (General) 

  • Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction


Biomedical Engineering (R856-857)

  • Biomedical engineering 
  • Electronics
  • Instrumentation


Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man.

Electrical Engineering (TK)

  • Electrical engineering
  • Electronics Nuclear engineering
  • Production of electric energy or power. Powerplants. Central stations
  • Dynamoelectric machinery and auxiliaries
  • Production of electricity by direct energy conversion 
  • Distribution or transmission of electric power 
  • Electric meters 
  • Electric lighting 
  • Electric apparatus and materials. Electric circuits. Electric networks
  • Electric heating 
  • Electronics 
  • Nuclear engineering. Atomic power 
  • Electricity for amateurs. Amateur constructors' manuals 

Mechanical Engineering (TJ)

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical (Materials)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Product Design)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing)
  • Blades
  • Heat Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Optical Engineering 

Chemical Engineering (TP155)

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Chemical Processes
  • Gas Engineering
  • Green Chemistry
  • Polymer Engineering