Welcome to the Engineering subject page.  This guide highlights the key resources for your subject area, and the key services and facilities available from the Library.

Your Librarian is Susan Smith. Susan can help you find the resources you need for your research, and advise you on how best to reference them.

Email: susan.smith@abertay.ac.uk

Tel: 01382 308874

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Journal collections/databases

The key resources for your subject area are:

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Websites - sources of freely available reports, papers, books etc

Key websites for your subject area include: 

  • ASCE Civil Engineering Database Provides access to bibliographic and abstracted articles published by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
  • FTI Consulting Consultancy firm that specialises in construction procurement and dispute resolution.
  • Concrete Centre Central development organisation for the UK cement and concrete industry, aiming to assist all those involved in design and construction to realise the full potential of concrete.
  • Design Manual for Roads and Bridges Provides full-text access to the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB), published by the UK Highways Agency.
  • iCivilEngineer.com Designed for civil engineering professionals and students, icivilengineer.com provides access to news, jobs, weblinks and online articles.
  • Institution of Civil Engineers Independent UK-based engineering institution which represents qualified engineers worldwide.
  • Internet for Civil Engineering Online tutorial aimed at civil engineering students.
  • New Civil Engineer Plus Free full-text access to several years of journal articles from New Civil EngineerNew Civil Engineer InternationalCivil Engineering International and other titles.
  • Resource for Urban Design Information (RUDI) Multimedia resource for teaching, research and professional activity in urban design and related disciplines.
  • TechXtra UK-based search engine for quality engineering, computing and mathematics websites.

Evaluate your sources

Remember, when deciding which resources to use for your research, ask yourself the following questions:

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Other resources and support