Civil & Environmental Engineering
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ASCE Research Library - includes the fulltext of the 30+ ASCE journals.
See the Knovel General Engineering and Engineering Management online collection for searchable, interactive reference works.
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|NEWS||REFERENCE BOOKS / E-BOOKS
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Advanced civil infrastructure materials (2006), EBSCO ebook.
Civil engineering formulas (2010), EBSCO ebook.
The civil engineering handbook. Boca Raton: CRC Press (2003), R624 C57.
Excel for Scientists and Engineers, (2006) Wiley ebook.
Mathematics for Engineers (2008), Wiley ebook.
Wiley dictionary of civil engineering and construction (1997), Wiley ebook.
See also this free online collection:
National Academies Press: 4000+ free-for-download pdfs of research publications in various scientific fields, including math, engineering and technology, and computers and information technology.
eFunda Engineering Fundamentals: Source of concise and reliable information for engineering reference.
Eng.Net Engineering Directory: Search or browse products, companies, or brandnames; includes a glossary, technical information, and design tools.
iCivilEngineer: The Internet for Civil Engineers: Organized by categories under News Center, Career Center, and Resource Center, with information about seminars, conferences, and discussion groups; includes links to papers, biographies, and landmark documents.
Report Card for America's Infrastructure: ASCE's annual report card for the U.S. and the states in categories ranging from Aviation through Schools, Transit, and Wastewater.
Science.gov - Civil Engineering: Selected authoritative science Web sites and hard-to-access scientific databases (specific content varies by database).
Scitopics: authoritative overviews of up-to-date research in Engineering.
A Sightseer's Guide to Engineering: Travel guide highlighting engineering achievements throughout the U.S.; from the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE).
Techxtra: Search engine specializing in engineering, computing, and mathematics resources.
Ultimate Civil Engineering Directory: Features top ten resources in specific categories, such as bridges, building codes and standards, geotechnical engineering, hydrology, etc.Techxtra: Search engine specializing in engineering, computing, and mathematics resources.
WolframAlpha Engineering: Compute Doppler shifts, generate waveforms, visualize vortex fields, analyze refrigeration cycles, get information about structures, and more. (TIP: anywhere you see a >>, click for more examples.)
Organizations & Publications
American Public Works Association: Briefings on public works infrastructure; water, solid waste, landfills, roads, highways, urban planning, bridges, mass transit, utilities, civil engineering, transportation, sanitary sewers, and the environment.
Asphalt Institute: Information about the institute and its work; some sections of site open to members only.
International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: News, details of conferences, links to technical committees' pages, and regional societies contact information from the Society.
Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering: Peer-reviewed research papers on all phases of engineering hydrology, irrigation, drainage, and related water management subjects.
Bibliography of Fluid and Flows in Faults and Shear Zones: References grouped under subject headings, including: mechanics of faulting, permeability of and flow within crystalline rock, fluids flow in shear zones, and ore deposits developed by fluid flow during deformation.
Foundation for Water Research: Detailed summaries (with findings) of reports from FWR and other bodies, including the Drinking Water Inspectorate; full reports available for purchase. Also features information services, water-related acronyms, and relevant websites.
International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research: E-library with abstracts from journals, conference proceedings and reports associated with Hydraulic Engineering; news, discussion lists, and job opportunities for Water Scientists and Engineers also available.
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Software Directory: Catalogues over 1,246 programs in the fields of geotechnical engineeringand lists over 800 worldwide suppliers and publishers of these programs.
National Information Service for Earthquake Engineering: Earthquake-related information including full-text papers and reports, newsletters, the Earthquake Engineering Abstracts (EEA) database, and the EQIIS (Earthquake Image Information System) database with 11,000 slides and photographs of earthquake damage.
The Big Dig: Continual updates on Boston's The Central Artery/Tunnel Project (aka The Big Dig), historical and current traffic information, videos and photos documenting the project, an artist gallery inspired by the Big Dig, and plans and maps of future development.
Cyburbia.org: Directory of Internet resources relevant to planning, architecture, urbanism, and other topics related to the built environment.
US Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program: Publications including bulletins, circulars, fact sheets, reports, and project details; Minerals Information pages provide statistical information, including a commodity statistics and information page.
World Trade Center - Some Engineering Aspects: Basic information about the World Trade Center buildings, including information about the structural system and informed speculation as to why it collapsed. Includes diagrams, photographs, and related links. From the University of Sydney, Department of Civil Engineering.