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Civil Engineering

A research guide to help you find relevant books and articles in the field of civil engineering

What are standards?

Standards are rules and techniques employed by organizations to maintain consistency, safety and effectiveness in their product or services.

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Standards & Codes in Civil Engineering

Some important standards collections for civil engineering include:

  • ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials
  • CSA - Canadian Standards Association
  • ISO - International Standards Organization
  • NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
  • SSPC - The Society for Protective Coatings
  • UBC - Uniform Building Code
  • ACI - American Concrete Institute