Engineering & Construction


You can find many relevant engineering and construction textbooks in the library. Use the library catalogue to search the library collections. You cannot search for journal articles or conference papers in the library catalogue. Use one of the databases below for that.


DISCOVER is a multi-disciplinary search engine which can be useful to find journal articles in the fields of science, technology, engineering and construction.


This collection from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) covers almost one-third of the global literature in electrical engineering, communications and computer science. Full-text access to over 3 million articles, conference papers and ebooks.


Full-text database of articles and conference papers published by the Association for Computing Machinery.


Includes the more than 2,200 current standards issued by SAE’s ground vehicle committees. New and revised standards are added to the database automatically upon publication, so database subscribers always have access to the most current information. In addition, subscribers can choose to access the more than 7,000 historical versions of SAE’s Ground Vehicle Standards available in the database.


Index of over 90 million scientific papers with access to research tools such as citation reports and reference searching.


Collection of over 3500 Elsevier journals covering all aspects of scientific research.


Huge collection of open access papers in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science.


Vast multidisciplinary index of peer-reviewed literature.


Database covering environmental issues such as global warming, renewable energy and green building.


The UK Government's online planning and building regulations site.


British Standards Online is a database containing approximately 80,000 standards documents. It includes International (ISO) Standards, British (BSI) Standards and European (IEC) Standards. Bibliographic data only for American (ASTM) Standards. Click to view the user guide in Word|PDF

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