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EM215 Introduction To Mechanical Engineering

This guide provides resources and guidance for midshipmen taking EM215.

Engineering Article Databases

These collections contain abstracts and the full text of journal articles. If you find a document in a database and you can't access the full text, email the engineering librarian or submit an interlibrary loan request.

Resources on Low Speed Airfoils

Technical Reports

How to Get the Whole Article

Found a blue Find It @ USNA button instead of a full article?

Click the button to see if we have access to the article elsewhere.    

Find it at USNA button



If you cannot access the full text of a document, use interlibrary loan to request it

Search Tips

Save time with these search tips in the book catalog, most article databases and even Google.

Tip Example
 Join different concepts with AND Wright brothers AND data
 Join similar concepts with OR ornithopter AND (manned OR unmanned)
 Use * (asterisk) to find variations of your keyword  glid* finds glide, glider, glides, gliding