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List of Recommended Textbooks for:

Mechanical Engineering (core courses)

Specializations (major prescribed electives)

Note: Students are advised to check with Course Coordinator/Lecturer for the latest updates of Textbooks/References

FE1008 Computing
H. H. Cheng, C for Engineers and Scientists: An Interpretive Approach, McGraw-Hill, 2009 (ISBN-10: 0073376051,
ISBN-13: 978-0073376059)

FE1073 Introduction to Engineering & Practices

MA0100 Environmental Sustainability

MA0101 Singapore Studies
Introduction to Engineering Ethics, 2nd Edition, McGraw Hill, 2010

MA1001 Dynamics
Chen, G. and Yap, F. F., An Introduction to Planar Dynamics, third edition, Thomson Learning, 2003

MA1002 Fundamental Engineering Materials
William D. Callister, David G.Rethwisch, Materials Science and Engineering An Introduction 8th Edition, J ohn
Wiley and Sons, 2011

MA1003 Essential Mathematics
Thomas GB, Weir MD & Hass J , Thomas' Calculus,12th edition, Pearson, 2009
Kreyszig E, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, 10th edition, Wiley, 2011

MA2001 Mechanics of Materials
Beer, F.P., J ohnston, E.R. and DeWolf, J .T., Mechanics of Materials, 5th Ed, SI Units, McGraw-Hill, 2009

MA2002 Theory of Mechanism
Wilson, CE, Sadler, J P, Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery, 3rd Edition in SI units, Prentice-Hall, 2003

MA2003 Introduction to Thermo-fluids
Yunus A. Cengel and Michael A. Boles. Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach, 7th Edition, McGraw-Hill, NY,
Munson, B R, Young, D F, Okiishi, T H, and Huebsch, W W, Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, 6th Edition, J ohn
Wiley, 2010

MA2004 Manufacturing Processes
Groover Mikell P, Principles of modern manufacturing. 4th ed. SI version. J ohn Wiley, 2011

MA2005 Engineering Graphics
J ensen C, Helsel J .D and Short D.R, Engineering Drawing & Design, Seventh Edition, McGraw-Hill, New York,

MA2006 Engineering Mathematics
Erwin Kreyszig, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, 9th Edition, Wiley & Sons

MA2007 Thermodynamics
Yunus A. Cengel and Michael A. Boles. Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach, 6th Edition, McGraw-Hill, NY,
2007, ISBN 978-007-125771-8

MA2009 Introduction to Electrical Circuits & Electronic Devices
Rizzoni, Giorgio, Principles and applications of Electrical Engineering, McGraw Hill, 5th Edition, 2005

MA2071 Laboratory Experiments

MA2079 Engineering Innovation and Design

MA3001 Machine Design
Machine Elements in Mechanical Design, Robert Mott, Pearson, 2006

MA3002 Solid Mechanics and Vibration
Benham, P.P, Crawford, R.J . and Armstrong, C.G. Mechanics of Engineering Materials. 2nd edition. Pearson
Prentice Hall, 1996.
David Hutton, Fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis (1st ed.), Mc Graw Hill, 2004.
Steidel, R. F., An Introduction to Mechanical Vibrations, 3rd Edition, J ohn Wiley, 1989.

MA3003 Heat Transfer
engel, Y.A. and Ghajar , A.J ., Heat and Mass Transfer: Fundamentals and Applications, 4th Edition (SI Units),
McGraw-Hill, 2011

MA3004 Mathematical Methods in Engineering
Kreysgiz E, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, 8th or 9th edition, J ohn Wiley & Sons.
David Hutton, Fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis (1st ed.), Mc Graw Hill, 2004.
Versteeg and Malalasekera, An Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics: The Finite Volume Method (2nd ed.),

MA3005 Control Theory
Ogata, K, Modern Control Engineering, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2002 (International Edition)

MA3006 Fluid Mechanics
Munson, B R, Young, D F and Okiishi, T H, Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, 5th Edition, J ohn Wiley, 2006

MA3071 Mechanical Experiments

MA3076 Industrial Orientation

MA3079 Industrial Attachment

MA3700 Aircraft Structures I
Megson, THG, Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students, 2nd edition, Halsted Press, London: Edward Arnold,

MA3701 Aerodynamics
Anderson, J . D., Fundamentals of Aerodynamics. 3rd edition, McGraw-Hill, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2001

MA3702 Aircraft Propulsion
Hill, PG & Peterson, CR, Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Propulsion, 2nd edition, Addison-Wesley, 1992

MA4001 Engineering Design
Fluid Power with applications by Anthony Esposito,6th edition, Prentice Hall, 2003
Pahl, G & Beitz, W, Engineering Design - A Systematic Approach, 2nd Edition, Springer, 1996

MA4002 Fluid Dynamics
Munson, BR, Young, DF, Okiishi,TH & Huebsch WW, Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, 6th Edition, J ohn Wiley &
Sons, 2010

MA4003 Materials and Process Selection in Design
Michael F. Ashby Materials Selection in Mechanical Design, 4th Edition, Elsevier Publications, 2010
Michael F. Ashby and David R. H. J ones, Engineering Materials 1: An Introduction to their Properties and
Applications, 2nd Edition, Butterworth Heinemann, 2000

MA4079 Final Year Project

MA4803 Noise and Vibration Control
Daniel J . Inman, Engineering Vibrations, 3rd Edition, Pearson International Edition, 2008

MA4804 Optimization Theory and Applications
Rao, S.S. (2009) Engineering Optimization : Theory and Practice, 4th Ed., Wiley

MA4807 Marine Structural Integrity

MA4808 Marine Control Systems

MA4810 Marine Power and Propulsion

MA4811 Psychrometry and Air Conditioning
McQuiston, F.C., Parker, J .D. and Spitler, J .D. Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning: Analysis and Design, 6th
edition, J ohn Wiley & Sons, 2005

MA4812 Environmental Pollution Control
De Nevers, N. Air Pollution Control Engineering, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill, 2000

MA4813 Building Services Engineering
Stein, B., Reynolds, J .S., Grondzik, W.T. and Kwok, A.G. Mechanical and electrical equipment for buildings, 10th
edition, J ohn Wiley, 2006

MA4814 Computational Fluids Dynamics
Anderson D.A., Computational Fluid Dynamics: The basics with applications, McGraw-Hill, 1995.

MA4816 Heat and Mass Transfer
engel, Y.A. Heat and Mass Transfer: A Practical Approach, 3rd Edition (SI Units), McGraw-Hill, 2006

MA4825 Robotics
J ohn Craig, Introduction to Robotics: Mechanics and Control
MA4828 Mechatronics System Design
W. Bolton, Mechatronics: Electronic Control Systems in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering 3rd Ed, Prentice Hall

MA4829 Machine Intelligence
Elaine Rich, Kevin Knight, Artificial Intelligence, McGraw Hill, 1991

MA4830 Realtime Software for Mechatronic Systems
Practical C Programming, Steve Qualline, OReilly & Associates, Inc., 1997

MA4831 Computer-aided Engineering
Principles of CAD/CAM/CAE Systems, by Kunwoo Lee. Pearson/Addison Wesley, 1999

MA4832 Microprocessor Systems
Microprocessors and Microcomputers, R. J . Tocci & F. J . Ambrosio, Prentice Hall, Sixth Edition, 2006

MA4837 Net Shape Manufacturing

MA4838 Non-conventional Manufacturing Processes
Fundamentals of machining processes: Conventional and Nonconventional Processes, Taylor &Francis, Hassan El-
Hofy, 2007

MA4839 Precision Manufacturing
Dornfeld, D., and Lee, D. E., Precision Manufacturing, Springer, 2008

MA4842 Metrology
D.L Butler &.V.M. Murukeshan, Metrology for Engineers, intended publication date: early 2011

MA4843 Management of Product Development
Smith, P.G. & Reinertsen, D.G., Developing Products in Half the Time: New Rules, New Tools, J ohn Wiley, 1998
Trott. P., Innovative Management of New Product Development. 4 ed. Prentice Hall, 2008
Crawford, C.A. & Benedetto., C.A.D., New Products Management. 9th ed. McGraw Hill, 2008

MA4844 Industrial Design

MA4845 Prototyping and CAM
Chua, CK, Leong, KF & Lim CS, Rapid prototyping: Principles and Applications, 3rd Edition, World Scientific, 2009

MA4846 Product Design Engineering
Erhard G., Designing with Plastics, Hanser Gardner Publications, 2006
Boljanovic V., Sheet Metal Forming Process and Die Design, Industrial Press Inc., 2004

MA4847 Human Factors Engineering
A Guide to Human Factors and Ergonomics, Martin Helander, 2nd Edition, Taylor & Francis

MA4849 Operations Research
Hillier, FS & Lieberman, G, Introduction to Operations Research, McGraw Hill, 9th edition, 2010

MA4850 Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Simchi-Levi, D., Kaminsky, P. and E. Simchi-Levi, Designing and Managing the Supply Chain, McGraw Hill
International Edition, 3rd edition, 2008

MA4851 Systems Engineering and Management
Blanchard, B S. System Engineering Management, 4th Edition, J ohn Wiley, 2008

MA4853 Manufacturing Systems
Manufacturing Organization And Management, 6/E Harold T Amrine, J ohn A. Ritchey, Colin L. Moodie, J oseph F
Kmec (Prentice Hall, 6th Edition) ISBN-10: 0135548586

MA4854 Quality Assurance and Management
Amitava Mitra, Fundamentals of Quality Control and Improvement 3rd ed., Prentice Hall, 2008

MA4871 Non-Destructi ve Testing
Introduction to Non-Destructive Testing Paul E. Mix , Wiley , 2005

MA8001 Mechatronics System Interfacing
Introduction to Mechantronics and Measurement Systems, 3rd edition, Alciatore, D.G., Histand, M.B., McGraw-Hill,

MA8002 Introduction to Mechatronics Systems Design
Introduction to Mechatronics, and Measurement Systems 3rd Ed. D G Alciatore and M B Histand, McGraw Hill,

MA8003 Creati ve Thinking and Design

MA8004 Product Presentation