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Civil Engineering: Standards & Codes

Full Text Databases for Civil Engineering

Standards Indexes

Search by keyword or standard number and, for a fee, you may download copies. Remember to always check the Queen’s collection (link to QCAT) first to see if we already own a copy.

  • Global Engineering Documents
    This service indexes national, international and industry standards. Use keywords or document number to identify standards or search for known ones to check currency.
  • NSSN
    Searches National and International Standards
  • TechStreet
    Search, order, and download industry standards.

Select Civil Standards and Codes

  • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications
    (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials)
    TG310 .A23 2010 ENG/SCI REF
  • AASHTO Provisional Standards
    (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials)
    TE200 .A615 ENG/SCI REF
  • ACI Manual of Concrete Practice TA439 .A51 ENG/SCI REF
  • Canadian Electrical Code, Part I Safety standard for electrical installations
    Ref TK277 C362 2006t
  • Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code
    Print: TA404.5 C35 2006 ENG/SCI REF


  • Ontario Code and Construction Guide for Housing
    Ref TH4815.5 O58 2010
  • Design of Concrete Structures
    Print: (CAN/CSA A23.3-94) TA682.25 .C36 1994t
  • Handbook of Steel Construction
    Print: TA684 .C33 ENG/SCI REF
  • LEED Canada for New Construction & Major Renovations (2009)
  • LEED reference package for new construction & major renovations, version 1.0 (Reference Package, Reference Guide Addendum, Rating System Addendum)
    TH6025 .L43 2004 ENG/SCI
  • National Building Code of Canada 2010
    TH226.C23 ENG/SCI REF
  • National Fire Code of Canada 2010
    TH9506 .A4 N27 2006t ENG/SCI REF
  • Ontario Building Code
    1. Building Code Compendium: TH226 O6 O6 2006 v.1-2 EngSci REF
    2. Building Code Act online
  • Ontario Provincial Standards for Roads & Public Works
    All of the standards in the OPS library are available from this website


Last Updated: 17 June 2014

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