PSAS Subject Guide

Guides to the best databases and resources for each subject area.

Find Books - Building Construction

Subscribed e-Books

Many e-books in the Library’s collection is listed in WebOPAC, but some titles can only be found by using the e-Books collection websites.

  • Emerald e-books
  • ScienceDirect eBooks
  • Springer e-Books
  • Wiley e-Books
  • Royal Institute of British Architect (RIBA)

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Printed Books

The call number listed below is based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool. This lists is presented as a quick guide to selected subject and call number ranges, and not a comprehensive research tool.

Subject Call No.

  • Building construction  TH1-9745
  • Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings  TH845-895
  • Construction equipment in building  TH900-915
  • Systems of building construction
    Including fireproof construction, concrete construction  TH1000-1725
  • Details in building design and construction
    Including walls, roofs   TH2025-3000
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Buildings: Construction with reference to use
    Including public buildings, dwellings  TH4021-4977
  • Construction by phase of the work (Building trades)
  • Environmental engineering of buildings. Sanitary engineering of buildings
  • Plumbing and pipefitting
  • Heating and ventilation.  Air conditioning
  • Illumination.  Lighting
  • Decoration and decorative furnishings
  • Protection of buildings
    Including protection from dampness, fire, burglary

Printed book title can be search via WebOPAC to identify location availability.