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Mechanical Engineering

This guide is designed as a starting point for doing engineering research using Preston Library's resources.

ASME Student Membership

Build skills, make connections and engineer your future.

Join ASME's on-campus activities to build your skills, attend special events to network with professional engineers, and access hundreds of valuable resources to jumpstart your career!

As an ASME member, you can take advantage of extensive professional and student benefits, most of which are available at no additional cost or at a substantial discount.


American Society of Mechanical Engineers

"ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines, toward a goal of helping the global engineering community develop solutions to benefit lives and livelihoods. Founded in 1880 by a small group of leading industrialists, ASME has grown through the decades to include more than 140,000 members in 151 countries. Thirty-thousand of these members are students." - ASME Official Website

Fundamental Engineering

VMI ME Department

The VMI Mechanical Engineering Curriculum prepares cadets for careers in either the military or in the civilian world.