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Civil Engineering: Articles & Journals

These pages bring together key resources for students of Civil Engineering. It helps students and staff find books, ebooks, articles, journals and more

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Engineering Standards


ASTM Compass Standards

12,000+ standards, as well as AASHTO, AATCC, API, and UOP standards combining these with 1,500+ books and 47,000+ articles and papers, Compass provides you one of the most comprehensive libraries of technical information available in the world. 

Section 1 - Iron and Steel Products

Section 2 - Nonferrous Metal Products

Section 3 - Metals Test Methods and Analytical Procedures

Section 4 - Construction

Section 5 - Petroleum Products, Lubricants, and Fossil Fuels

Section 6 - Paints, Related Coatings, and Aromatics

Section 7 - Textiles

Section 8 - Plastics

Section 9 - Rubber

Section 10 - Electrical Insulation and Electronics

Section 11 - Water and Environmental Technology

Section 12 - Nuclear, Solar, and Geothermal Energy

Section 13 - Medical Device and Services

Section 14 - General Methods and Instrumentation

Section 15 - General Products, Chemical Specialties, and End Use Products

South African National Standards

SABS promotes and maintains the South African National Standards. Online access is available on campus only, for reference, non-printing is allowed.



Derwent Innovations Index  (through Web of Science)

Patent research providing access to globally trusted patent information


Print Standards


Please be aware that there are print standards available from level 5 of the Merensky 2 library