School of Engineering

Suggested reading

If you’d like to expand your awareness of Engineering, take a look at our reading suggestions. (Don’t worry, it’s not compulsory!)

Mechanical Engineering

  • Benham, Crawford & Armstrong: Mechanics of Engineering Materials
  • Cengel, Turner & Cimbala: Fundamentals of Thermal-Fluid Sciences
  • Cenfel & Boles: Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Frenzel: Principles of Electronic Communication Systems
  • Hammond: Electromagnetism for Engineers: An Introductory Course
  • Hambley: Electrical Engineering: Principles and Applications

Year 1 Mathematics

  • Stroud & Booth: Engineering Mathematics

General reading

  • Fry: Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine
  • Gordon: The New Science of Strong Materials: Or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor
  • Krauss: The Physics of Star Trek

If you are interested in programming:

  • Banzi & Shiloh: Make: Getting Started with Arduino

If you are interested in design:

  • Budynas & Nisbett: Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design


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