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Structural Engineering: Electronic Reference Shelf

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).

Reference Works

All of the titles in this list (and more) can be found in the UCSD library catalog, UC Library Search. You can search there to find all the reference works UCSD owns. The majority of the books listed here are electronic. For information on how to access electronic materials remotely, click here.

Encyclopedias and Handbooks

  • ASM Handbooks
    Searchable version of over 20 volumes of the ASM (Metals) Handbook, the Engineered Materials Handbook Desk Edition and the Metals Handbook Desk Edition.
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  • Comprehensive Structural Integrity
    Online 10 volume set covers interactions between mechanics/materials and structural integrity: fracture mechanics, fatigue, environmental degradation, numerical methods, failure mechanisms, and nano-technology, and more.

  • Machinery's Handbook
    This handbook provides mechanical and manufacturing engineers, designers, draftsmen, machine toolmakers, machinists and students with a broad range of basic and advanced materials.

  • Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology
    Comphrensive encyclopedia (2,200+ articles) covering all aspects of materials science. Searchable, browsable, and each article is accompanied by a bibliography.

  • Handbook of Civil Engineering Calculations
    This handbook presents a comprehensive collection of civil engineering calculation procedures useful to practicing civil engineers, surveyors, structural designers, drafters, candidates for professional engineering licenses, and students.

  • The Civil Engineering Handbook
    This handbook provides a comprehensive reference work and resource book covering the broad spectrum of civil engineering, written with the practicing civil engineer in mind.

  • CRC Handbook of Structural Engineering
    The CRC Handbook of Structural Engineering provides advanced students and practicing engineers with a useful reference to gain knowledge from and seek solutions to a broad spectrum of structural engineering problems.



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Dave Schmitt
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