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Reading tip: Finding the right formulas

Reading tip: Finding the right formulas

26.01.2016 13:48

​HAMK library offers a good variety of books about formulas for engineering students. You can search the printed and e-book selection in HAMK Finna. In order to find the exact formulas you are looking for please use enough defining search words, e.g formulas engineering or formulas mathematics.

Here are some examples of the most popular or recent books about engineering formulas:

Mäkelä, Mikko: Technical formulas : basic formulas of mathematics, physics, chemistry and strength of materials, and SI system of units. Tampere : Tammertekniikka, 2009

The HAMK library’s most popular book about engineering formulas in English. Available in many HAMK campus libraries.

Technical Formulas includes formulas for mathematics, physics, chemistry, strength of materials and SI system of units. It provides the reader with all the basic formulas in one reference book. Technical formulas is suited to degree programs of Engineering in Universities of Applied Sciences.

Gieck, Kurt & Gieck, Reiner: Engineering formulas. New York : McGraw-Hill, 2006

An eight edition of the famed pocket guide giving engineers, scientists, technicians, and students thousands of essential technical and mathematical formulas and hundreds of diagrams to help with their calculations.

Spiegel, Murray L. et al: Schaum’s outlines mathematical handbook of formulas and tables. New York : McGraw-Hill, 2009

An e-book containing over 2400 formulas and tables. Available in the HAMK network or through remote access. Access with HAMK username and password.


Other recent additions to the collection:

Boljanovic, Vukota: Applied mathematical and physical formulas. [S.I.] Industrial Press, 2016. A quick reference book about mathematical and physical formulas for engineers, technicians, engineering students and teachers.

Schaeffler technical pocket guide. Herzogenaurach: Schaeffler Tecnologies, 2014. The STT is aimed primarily at mechanical engineering students.

Roark, Raymond. J. et al.: Roark’s formulas for stress and strain. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2012. Formulas for strength of materials.