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Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

A guide to finding resources in the field of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering.

Codes and Construction

Cost Estimating

Construction Techniques and Material

Building Codes

Find Standards and Codes


Standards are rules, techniques and conditions for engineering design, industrial practices, units of measurement, terminology, etc. Standards can be mandatory or voluntary. Think of standards as rules for uniformity, size, quality, performance, shape, definition and testing methodology of manufactured products.

SDSU students can access standards purchased by the library through a few online outlets. Print standards can be found in the Reference Collection located on the first floor of the Library Addition.

Standards Resources

General resources for researching and finding standards and technical reports​