Authoring Activities of Professor John M. Cimbala

Prepared by Professor J. M. Cimbala, Department of Mechanical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University
Latest revision, 11 July 2019


Professor Cimbala has co-authored several textbooks, two Christian novels, one Christian devotional book for couples, and some Bible study guides. He was also a contributor to several other books. All of Dr. Cimbala's books are listed below in reverse chronological order. Note also that most of these books can also be found on Amazon at Dr. Cimbala's Amazon author page.

Professor Cimbala also created and maintains a Christian resource website called Christian Faith Grower where he posts articles, Bible studies, books, devotionals, and more, most of which are FREE to download as pdf files.

Cimbala, J. M. Growing Old Together: A Serious Comical Devotional for Married Couples, Kindle Direct Publishing, 119 pages, June 2019.
Cimbala, J. M. Kindle version: The Resurrection of Jesus Christ: A Chronological Sequence of Events, Kindle Direct Publishing, May 2019.
Cimbala, J. M. Paperback version: The Resurrection of Jesus Christ: A Chronological Sequence of Events, Kindle Direct Publishing, 24 pages, May 2019.
[Also available in PDF format, free download at The Resurrection of Jesus Christ: A Chronological Sequence of Events ]
Cimbala, J. M. I Peter: My Life in Threes, Kindle Direct Publishing, 200 pages, July 2017.
[On 08/03/2017, our local newspaper, Centre Daily Times, published an article about this book.]
Çengel, Y. A. and Cimbala, J. M. Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications, Ed. 4, McGraw-Hill, New York, Copyright 2018, ISBN: 978-1-259-69653-4, MHID: 1-259-69653-7, Library: TA357.C43, 1024 pages.
Cimbala, J. M. Introduction to CFD and how to USE it
This is a stand-alone e-book copy of Chapter 15, Introduction to CFD of Çengel, Y. A. and Cimbala, J. M. Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications, Ed. 3 McGraw-Hill, New York, Copyright 2014.
The ISBN for this e-book is 9781308993256, December 2016, 66 pages.
Çengel, Y. A., J. M. Cimbala, and R. H. Turner, Fundamentals of Thermal-Fluid Sciences, Ed. 5, McGraw-Hill, New York, Copyright 2017, ISBN: 978-0-07-802768-0, 1063 pages.
Cimbala, J. M. I Adam: The Man without a Navel, Kindle Direct Publishing, 100 pages, June 2015.
[On 09/19/2015, radio station REV FM 89.1 conducted a half-hour radio interview about this book.]
Çengel, Y. A. and Cimbala, J. M. Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications, Ed. 3, McGraw-Hill, New York, Copyright 2014, ISBN: 978-0-07-338032-2, MHID: 0-07-338032-6, Library: TA357.C43, 1012 pages.
Çengel, Y. A., J. M. Cimbala, and R. H. Turner, Fundamentals of Thermal-Fluid Sciences, Ed. 4, McGraw-Hill, New York, Copyright 2012, ISBN: 978-0-07-338020-9, 1104 pages.
Çengel, Y. A. and Cimbala, J. M. Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications, Ed. 2, McGraw-Hill, New York, Copyright 2010, ISBN: 978-0-07-352926-4 or 0-07-352926-5, Library: TA357.C43, 994 pages.
Çengel, Y. A., Turner, R. H., and Cimbala, J. M. Fundamentals of Thermal-Fluid Sciences, Ed. 3, McGraw-Hill, New York, Copyright 2008, ISBN: 978-0-07-352925-7, 1093 pages.
Cimbala, J. M. and Çengel, Y. A. Essentials of Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications, McGraw-Hill, New York, Copyright 2008, ISBN: 978-0-07-313835-0, 584 pages.
Çengel, Y. A. and Cimbala, J. M. Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications, McGraw-Hill, New York, Copyright 2006, ISBN: 978-0-07-247236-7, 956 pages.
Heinsohn, R. J. and Cimbala, J. M., Indoor Air Quality Engineering - Environmental Health and Control of Indoor Pollutants, Marcel Dekker, New York, Copyroght 2003, ISBN: 0-8247-4061-0, 870 pages.
In Six Days: Why Fifty Scientists Choose to Believe in Creation [Edited by John Ashton, available at Creation.com], 2001.
Ashton, J. F., Editor, In Six Days - Why Fifty Scientists Choose to Believe in Creation, Master Books, Inc., Green Forest, AR, 2000. (Professor Cimbala was one of the 50 authors.)
White, F. M., Fluid Mechanics, Ed. 4, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1999. (Professor Cimbala contributed over a hundred end-of-chapter problems to the fourth edition.)
Fogiel, M., Editor, The Fluid Mechanics and Dynamics Problem Solver - A Complete Guide to Any Textbook, Research and Education Association, 61 Ethel Rd., Piscataway, NJ, 1996. (Professor Cimbala wrote a few pages of introductory material at the beginning of each chapter; the chapters themselves consist mostly of solved problems.)
REA, The Best Test Preparation for the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination for the Engineer in Training (E.I.T.), Research and Education Association, 61 Ethel Rd., Piscataway, NJ, 1991. (Professor Cimbala was one of 20 authors, and wrote all the questions on fluid mechanics.)