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17 Best Mechanical Engineering Books of All Time

Our goal: Find the best Mechanical Engineering books according to the internet (not just one random person's opinion).

    Here's what we did:
  1. Type "best mechanical engineering books" into our search engine and study the top 5+ pages.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! ūüėä
    (It was a lot of work. But hey! That's why we're here, right?)

(Updated 2024)

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Last Updated: Monday 1 Jan, 2024

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  1. 2
    Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design
  2. 4
    Fundamentals of Thermodynamics
  3. 5
    Machinery's Handbook Toolbox
  4. 6
    Materials Science and Engineering
  5. 8
    Technical Drawing with Engineering Graphics
  6. 9
    Manufacturing Engineering & Technology
  7. 10
    Mechanical Engineer's Pocket Book
  8. 11
    A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering
  9. 12
    People Skills for Engineers
  10. 13
    An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
  11. 17
    Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics


  • How was this Mechanical Engineering books list created?

    We searched for 'best Mechanical Engineering books', found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Mechanical Engineering books are in this list?

    There are 17 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Mechanical Engineering books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Mechanical Engineering books on the internet.

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