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CE 101 - Civil Engineering: Finding Sources


Using the engineering literature (Ebook - T10.7 .U85 2012eb) - Chapter 8: Civil Engineering


Civil engineering titles are located in the call number section for civil engineering that begins with TA located on the 4th floor of the library.

TA164 Bioengineering
TA165 Engineering instruments, meters, etc. Industrial instrumentation
TA166-167 Human engineering
TA168 Systems engineering
TA170-171 Environmental engineering
TA174 Engineering design
TA177.4-185 Engineering economy
TA190-194 Management of engineering works
TA197-198 Engineering meteorology
TA213-215 Engineering machinery, tools, and implements
TA329-348 Engineering mathematics. Engineering analysis
TA349-359 Mechanics of engineering. Applied mechanics
TA365-367 Acoustics in engineering. Acoustical engineering
TA401-492 Materials of engineering and construction.Mechanics of materials
TA495 Disasters and engineering
TA501-625 Surveying
TA630-695 Structural engineering (General)
TA703-712 Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction
TA715-787 Earthwork. Foundations
TA800-820 Tunneling. Tunnels
TA1001-1280 Transportation engineering
TA1501-1820 Applied optics. Photonics
TA2001-2040 Plasma engineering. Applied plasma dynamics


Identify keywords and terms and develop a search strategy:

Civil Engineering Database (CEDB) - Provides bibliographic access to all ASCE publications including journals, conference proceedings, books, standards, manuals, magazines, and newspapers. Journal papers with abstracts go back to 1970. Non-abstract journal records go back to 1958. Book records are complete dating back to the early 1900s.

Information Sources: Engineering

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