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Civil Engineering: Textbooks & eBooks

Subjects and Shelfmarks in the Library

Subject Sub-sections

Class number

Law

346

Health & Safety in Construction

363.11969

Maths in Construction

510.2469

AutoCAD

620.00420285

Civil Engineering

624

Foundations

624.15

Soil Mechanics

624.15136

Environmental Engineering

628

Project Management in Construction

690.068

Building regulations

692.3

Estimating & Tendering

692.5

Quantity Surveying

692.5

Building law

692.8

Contracting

692.8

Brickwork

693.21

Building services

696

Architectural drawing & design

720.284

Building Information Modelling (BIM)

720.285

Architecture

721

Structural Mechanics

624.17

Surveying

624.15

Sustainable Construction

693.8

Unitary Development plans – Wigan

914.2736

Valuation

692.5

Water & Waste Management

628

Cannot Find What You Are Looking For?

  • Is the book out on loan? - Place a hold
  • Is the book at another library site? - Place a hold
  • Is the book not held by the library at all? - Use the Inter library loan service to borrow it from another library
  • Recommend a book? - Contact your Subject Specialist or Librarian if you would like to recommend a book we should buy for the library. 

Looking for a Book We Don't Have?

If you are looking for a book which is not held in any of our libraries, you can ask us to borrow it from another library through the Inter-Library Loans system.

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Textbooks & eBooks

The Library has a huge range of textbook and eBook titles to meet your needs.

Textbooks can be a great place to start your research, but remember that demand can be high, so you'll need to plan in advance.  Use the Library Catalogue to check what books the library has available.

eBooks are a quick and easy way to access material.  They are available on or off campus and can be used 24 hours a day.  If you own a tablet device, these books can be viewed easily wherever you have a connection to the internet.  These titles also allow limited printing.

You can access our textbook and eBook collections through the Library Catalogue

Ebooks are included in the library catalogue, however, you may also wish to use the ebook platforms themselves.

Unless otherwise indicated, to access these ebooks platforms click on the link and enter your Network username and password when prompted:

A selection of ebooks for your subject

Building services engineering & civil engineering

Building Pathology

Soil and rock description in engineering practice

Life cycle costing for the analysis, management and maintenance of civil engineering infrastructure

Principles and practices of engineering and industrial economics

Underground engineering for sustainable urban development 

Impact, monitoring, and management of environmental pollution 

Components and systems : modular construction : design, structure, new technologies

AQA A2 law. Unit 4 (sections A & B), Criminal law (offences against property) and law of tort

Trigonometry for engineering technology : with mechanical, civil, and architectural applications

Autodesk AutoCAD 2013 Practical 3D Drafting and Design. 

Building inspection manual : a guide for building professionals for maintenance, safety, and assessment 

Site Engineers Manual

Call Numbers Explained

When you enter the details of the item that you want on the Library Catalogue it will display a call number that tells you where the item is shelved.

The call number will usually look something like this:

306.47 GEL 

The combinations of letters and numbers gives a location based on the subject content of the item.  The items are arranged on the shelves using the call numbers.

The library floor plan will show you where items with particular call numbers are stored.