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This page is UCSD's guide to online resources for structural engineering.
If you have any trouble finding what you need, or have any questions about the content of this guide, please contact Dave Schmitt (info below).
UCSD allows students, faculty
and staff access to thousands of electronic book titles, many of which
are full-text and searchable. This is not a comprehensive list of all
our e-books. For more help, please contact Dave Schmitt (info at right). If
you need help accessing electronic resources from off-campus, please
refer to our off-campus access guide.
This is the easiest way to find any electronic books that UCSD provides access to. Go to the Roger catalog, and choose "Electronic Materials" from the choices above the search box before beginning your search.
Database of McGraw-Hill engineering handbooks, textbooks, and videos, plus interactive graphs, downloadable tables, and a data visualization tool for properties of materials. Covers all engineering disciplines, but heaviest in chemical, electrical, materials, mechanical, and structural engineering. Includes standard reference works like Perry’s Chemical Engineers’ Handbook, Marks’ Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, and the Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, as well as the Civil Engineering PE Exam Guide and Practice Exams, and about 30 Schaum's Outlines. (Also called AccessEngineering)
48,000+ computing and IT ebooks, videos, case studies, and interactive tutorials from O'Reilly, plus books from additional IT and engineering publishers. Covers business, desktop/web applications, data science/management, digital media, engineering, information technology/software development & architecture, math & science, and personal/professional development. ** To connect, select UCSD from the institutions, then login with your AD username/password. **
Search/browse 1,400+ science and engineering encyclopedias, handbooks, texts, and databases. Advanced features include numerical range searching and interactive graphs and tables. Excellent resource for chemical & physical property data.
Library of 50- to 100-page lecture-sized books, synthesizing an important research topic, authored by an expert contributor in engineering, with more analysis & depth than the typical research journal article.
Access full-text books that are out of copyright and view excerpts from books that are still under copyright; use the "Find this book in a library" link to locate a copy at a local library. Includes UCSD books scanned for the Google Library Project