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Civil Engineering

Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in Civil Engineering.

Civil Engineering

Use the tabs above to find more information on 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.

Fall 2016 Civil Engineering Textbooks Online

Below is a list of Fall 2016 Civil and Environmental Engineering course textbooks that are available electronically through the library. Click on your class department abbreviation to see if your textbook is available. To access the electronic version, click on the title of the book, then click on the "Available Online" link that appears in the catalog record. If you run into problems accessing an e-book, please report them to Ask a Librarian

THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL TEXTBOOK LIST. Books listed here may be either required textbooks or supplemental texts. Your faculty will provide you the titles of required textbooks for your classes. All engineering textbooks are available on course reserve at the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library.

Civil and Environmental Engineering Online Textbooks

CEE 431 (Stino)
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.

Construction operations manual of policies and procedures. 2008. McGraw-Hill. 9781281113306. Platform: MyiLibrary.

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.

CEE 501 Section 007 (Everett)
Wind power plants fundamentals, design,. construction and operations by Robert Gasch and Jochen Twele. 2012. 9783642229374. Platform: Springerlink.  (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

CEE 532 (Lee)
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: Books24x7 EngineeringPro.

CEE 574 (Li)
Materials and the environment eco-informed material choice by Michael F. Ashby. 2nd ed. 2013. Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann.  9780123859716. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Materials selection in mechanical design by Michael F. Ashby. 4th ed. 2011. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9781856176637. Platform: Knovel.

Materials selection in mechanical design by Michael F. Ashby. 4th ed. 2011. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9781856176637. Platform: ScienceDirect.

Materials and design: the art and science of material selection in product design by Mike Ashby and Kara Johnson. 3rd ed. 2014. Butterworth-Heinemann. 9780080982052. Platform: ScienceDirect.

CEE 686 (Adriaens)
Sustainable investing : the art of long-term performance by Cary Krosinsky and Nick Robins. 2008. Earthscan. 9781282060623. Platform: Taylor & Francis Online.

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