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Civil Engineering

Use the tabs to the left to learn more about finding information in Civil Engineering.

  • Databases: Links to databases for Civil Engineering research.
  • Books: Books available online and in the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library.
  • Standards: A quick guide to finding standards.
  • Web Resources: Other Internet resources useful in Civil Engineering.
  • Professional Organizations: Associations/societies that are important for civil engineers.
  • Career Resources: Information to help you learn more about engineering careers and job hunting.

Civil and Environmental Engineering Online Textbooks

CEE 431 (Menassa)
Construction contracting : a practical guide to company management by Richard H. Clough and others. 8th ed. 2015. John Wiley and Sons. 9781118693216. Platform: Ebook Library.

CEE 480 (Olson)
Principles of water treatment by Kerry J. Howe et al. 3rd ed. 2012. Wiley. 9780470405383. Platform: Ebook Library.

Principles of water treatment by Kerry J. Howe et al. 3rd ed. 2012. Wiley. 9780470405383. Platform: ebrary.

MWH's water treatment: principles and design. 3rd ed. 2012. Wiley. 9780470405390. Platform: Wiley Online Library.

CEE 501 Section 014 (Lastoskie)
Carbon capture by Jennifer Wilcox. 2012. Springer. 9781461422143. Platform: SpringerLink.  (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site.)

Materials and the environment: eco-informed material choice by Michael F. Ashby. 2nd ed. 2013. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780123859716. Platform: ebrary.

Materials and the environment: eco-informed material choice by Michael F. Ashby. 2nd ed. 2013. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780123859716. Platform: Books 24x7 EngineeringPro

Materials and the environment: eco-informed material choice by Michael F. Ashby. 2nd ed. 2013. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780123859716. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Introduction to carbon capture and sequestration by Berend Smit. 2014. Imperial College Press. 9781783263288. Platform: ebrary.

Introduction to carbon capture and sequestration by Berend Smit. 2014. Imperial College Press. 9781783263288. Platform: World Scientific online.

Carbon capture and storage by Stephen A. Rackley. 2010. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9781856176361. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Carbon capture and storage by Stephen A. Rackley. 2010. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9781856176361. Platform: Knovel online.

Carbon capture and storage by Stephen A. Rackley. 2010. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9781856176361. Platform: Books 24x7 EngineeringPro.

CEE 501 Section 168 (Masoud)
Convex optimization by Stephen Body and Lieven Vandenberghe. 2004. Cambridge University Press. 0521833787. Platform: Safari Books Online.  (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari, which has a 7 concurrent user limit.  It may not be available to students at all times.)

CEE 511  (Filipov)
Fundamentals of structural dynamics by Roy R. Craig and Andrew J. Kurdila. 2nd ed. 2011. Wiley. 97804711430445. Platform: Ebook Library.

Dynamics of structures by J. Humar. 3rd ed. 2012. CRC Press. 9780415620864. Platform: Ebook Library.

CEE 532 (Lee)
Construction contracting : a practical guide to company management by Richard H. Clough and others. 8th ed. 2015. John Wiley and Sons. 9781118693216. Platform: Ebook Library.

Managing performance in construction by Leonhard E. Bernold and Simaan M. AbouRizk. 2010. Wiley. 9780470171646. Platform: Wiley Online Library.

CEE 572 (Lynch)
Linear dynamical systems by John L. Casti. 1987. Academic Press. 9780121634513. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Filtering and system identification: a least squares approach by Michel Verhaegen and Vincent Verdult. 2007. Cambridge University Press. 9780521875127. Platform: Books 24x7 EngineeringPro.

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