Institution of Mechanical Engineers Library loaded

We are pleased to announce that the holdings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers library have been added to Copac.

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers was founded in 1847 and the library collection has evolved throughout the Institution’s life. One of the best mechanical engineering collections in the world, the library holds many rare and specialist resources, including an extensive historical journal collection, and a specialist standards collection which includes many hard to find American standards.

The collection covers the industry areas of : railway, process engineering, automotive, aerospace, medical engineering, building services, waste management, power systems, pressure systems and manufacturing. Core subject areas include: machine mechanics, machine design, mechanisms, kinematics, fluid dynamics, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, combustion, power drives, materials, renewable energy, product design, machine tools, project management and finite element analysis. The archive includes collections of personal papers from important engineers and engineering companies.

To browse, or limit your search to, the holdings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers library, go to the main search tab on and choose ‘Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ from the drop-down list of libraries.

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