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Need some good books on these subjects (Mech)

  1. Apr 5, 2010 #1
    Hi..I'm a mechanical engg student[Final year]
    I was earlier advised by some members of this forum to read some books on HT,FM,TD ....I read them..and was really impressed with those books...
    I need help once again..I need you guys out there to again tell me the names of the best books for the following subjects.[I recommend 3 best books on each of these subject..in your view]..thats all..thanks in advance..:)

    Here are the subjects:
    1] Engg. Maths
    2] Finite element method
    3] Mechanics of Materials
    4] Engg. Mechanics
    5] Numerical methods in Mechanical engg.
    6] Theory of Machines
    7] Dynamics of Machines
    8] Fortran for Mechnical Enggs.[1 book should do..for this topic only..I guess]
    Thats all...

    Last edited: Apr 5, 2010
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  3. Apr 6, 2010 #2
    Guys..whats the problem...not a single reply??Why?

    I don't expect everyone to mention 3 books compulsory for each of the subjects..its a great thing for me even if you tell a single good book on any subject listed out there .. I mentioned the list so that different people would pick up different subjects [3 books..as different people find different books good over the other]...according to their choice..

    Plz do help me if you can..it really matters to me at this point of time..I hope you understand...
    I just want you all to share out your experiences..thats it...
  4. Apr 7, 2010 #3
    well my friend you will find very interisting books on the internet for all branches of science as pdf files and word also for free just write on your google search bar fluid mechanics .pdf and see the results
  5. Apr 8, 2010 #4
    Hi ... thanks for replying...
    but in the above post I didn't mean...I am looking for free books...
    I'm ready to buy those books...
    I just want you people out there to suggest names of good books on the above topics...

    Plz do help...
  6. Apr 9, 2010 #5
    I dont know what wrong...
    truly sperakin ..I've left hopes now...:grumpy:
  7. Apr 10, 2010 #6
    Hey d same thing happened to me too............
  8. Apr 10, 2010 #7
    Hi. For my graduation i read the following books. Believe me those were the best i could find.
    Mechanics of Materials - S.P. Timoshenko, egor popov
    HT & THERMO - Cengel (very good books)
    Engg. Mechanics - schaums outline series of engg. mechanics, I.B Prasad.
    Theory of Machines - J.E Shigley
    Engg. Maths - P.N. Wartikar (PVG publications)
    Mech. Design - V.B. Bhandari, J.E Shigley, Norton
    FM - Dr. A.K. Jain.
    Last edited: Apr 10, 2010
  9. Apr 12, 2010 #8
    Mechanics of materials: Hibbeler
    Engg Math and Finite element Method: Kreyzig
    Dynamis of Machine: Holowenko
    Theory of Machines : Shigley
  10. Apr 16, 2010 #9
    Ya..thanks so much...:)
  11. Apr 16, 2010 #10
    For Engineering maths, I use K.A Stroud. One of the best books I've ever bought
  12. Apr 16, 2010 #11
    Applied Mechanics of Materials:Joseph Edward Shigley
  13. Apr 20, 2010 #12
    Thanks a lot....:)
  14. Apr 20, 2010 #13
    JE Shigley's "Mechanical Engineering Design" occupies a prominent place on my bookshelf. Learned a ton from this book that I use on a daily basis at work.

    For Eng. Math, I used Stewart for Calc. Don't remember who wrote my Diff Eq book.

    Dynamics: if you find a good book, let me know, because everyone I've read has confused the heck out of me.
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