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Automobile Engineering: Textbooks & eBooks

Subjects and Shelfmarks in the Library

Subject Sub-sections

Class number

Automobile Bodies




Design of Motor Vehicles


Diagnostic Science




Diesel engines


Electronic Engine Systems


Engine Performance


Engine Testing


Functional Skills (Motor Vehicle)

629.2014 & 629.20151

Health & Safety

629. 20289

Heavy Vehicles


Highway Code/Theory Test


In-car Electronics


Law of the Motor Trade


Light & Heavy Vehicle Technology




Motor Cycles


Motor Cycle Maintenance & Repair


Motor Vehicle Engineering


Motor Vehicle Management


Motor Vehicle Technology




Pagefield LR Centre

The Pagefield LR Centre

Most of our books that relate to Motor Vehicle Technology are located in our Pagefield Centre (Wigan).

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Textbooks & eBooks

The Library has a huge range of textbook and eBook titles to meet your needs.

Textbooks can be a great place to start your research, but remember that demand can be high, so you'll need to plan in advance.  Use the Library Catalogue to check what books the library has available.

eBooks are a quick and easy way to access material.  They are available on or off campus and can be used 24 hours a day.  If you own a tablet device, these books can be viewed easily wherever you have a connection to the internet.  These titles also allow limited printing.

You can access our textbook and eBook collections through the Library Catalogue

Ebooks are included in the library catalogue, however, you may also wish to use the ebook platforms themselves.

Unless otherwise indicated, to access these ebooks platforms click on the link and enter your Network username and password when prompted:

A selection of ebooks for your subject

Automatic transmissions/transaxles

Energy Systems for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Advanced automotive fault diagnosis : automotive technology : vehicle maintenance and repair

Handbook of vehicle suspension control systems

Autonomous ground vehicles 

Hybrid vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles : new developments, energy management and emerging technologies

Automobile electrical and electronic systems

Reinventing the automobile : personal urban mobility for the 21st century 

Automotive technician training : entry level 3 : introduction to light vehicle technology

Vehicle, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

A Practical Approach to Motor Vehicle Engineering and Maintenance

Top Textbook Title!

A top title from the shelf ! 

Hillier's Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology


  •    Vehicle evolution, layout and structure.
  •    Engines and engine technology.
  •    Transmission systems.
  •    Vehicle electrics.
  •    Bearings.
  •    New vehicle technology and alternative fuels.

This title is held in our college library.

Click HERE to check availability!

Call Numbers Explained

When you enter the details of the item that you want on the Library Catalogue it will display a call number that tells you where the item is shelved.

The call number will usually look something like this:

306.47 GEL 

The combinations of letters and numbers gives a location based on the subject content of the item.  The items are arranged on the shelves using the call numbers.

The library floor plan will show you where items with particular call numbers are stored.

Cannot Find What You Are Looking For?

  • Is the book out on loan? - Place a hold
  • Is the book at another library site? - Place a hold
  • Is the book not held by the library at all? - Use the Inter library loan service to borrow it from another library
  • Recommend a book? - Contact your Subject Specialist or Librarian if you would like to recommend a book we should buy for the library. 

Looking for a Book We Don't Have?

If you are looking for a book which is not held in any of our libraries, you can ask us to borrow it from another library through the Inter-Library Loans system.