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Inter-library loans consist of two parts: Inter-campus loans and Inter-library loans.

Inter-campus loans are services available to all students and staff members of the university, free of charge. If an item is only available at one of the other UJ libraries you can request it,  You will then be informed via e-mail of its arrival at your 'home' library.

Inter-library loans are only available to registered post-graduate students and to UJ staff members. If an item is available in another South African library it can be obtained free of charge for your use. If the item is only available from a library outside of South Africa, your request will be sent back to you indicating that it will cost you R75 should you want to continue with the request.

Reserve Shelf

Some items additional to the Prescribed books, are placed on the Reserve shelf - also known as Short loans. This material can be used only in the library. Your student card will allow you to use the two items for two hours at a time.

Mechanical Engineering Print Books

Search for Mechanical Engineering books at Level 4 in the APK Library.

Most, but not all, Mechanical Engineering books can be found in the shelf number (call number) range between 621.1 and 621.9 (Level 4, APK Library).

Mechanical Engineering  -  Main Dewey ranges
Dewey number Main sections
620 Engineering
620.004 Design, testing, measurement, quality, maintenance, repair
620.1 Engineering Mechanics
620.11 Engineering Materials
620.16 Metals and their alloys
620.3 Vibration
621 Applied Physics
621.042 Energy Engineering
621.092 Mechanical engineers
621.1    Steam engineering
621.2 Hydraulic-power technology
621.3 Electrical, magnetic, optical, communications, computer engineering; electronics, lighting
621.4 Prime movers and heat engineering
621.47 Solar Energy Engineering
621.5 Pneumatic, vacuum, low-temperature technologies
621.6 Blowers, fans, pumps
621.8 Machine engineering
621.9 Tools
629.1    Aerospace engineering
629.2 Motor land vehicles, cycles
629.3 Air-cushion vehicles
629.4 Astronautics
629.8 Automatic control engineering
670 Manufacturing
671 Metalworking processes and primary metal products
697 Heating, ventilating, air-conditioning engineering