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Engineering: Prescribed, Recommended and Open Textbooks: Civil and Environmental Engineering

This LibGuide contains the Engineering prescribed and recommended titles with links to the catalogue as well as electronic books.

Prescribed and Recommended Books

GEOL2027A: GEOLOGY FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS II

1st Semester; Block 1 & 2

CIVN2008: MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES I

1st & 2nd Semester; Block 1, 2, 3 & 4

CIVN2009: MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES II

1st & 2nd Semester; Block 1 - 4

CIVN2010: NUMERICAL METHODS

2nd Semester; Blocks 3 & 4

CIVN2011: PROBABILITY THEORY AND MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS

2nd Semester; Blocks 3 & 4

CIVN2013: INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 

2nd Semester; Blocks 3 & 4

CIVN2014; ENGINEERING COMPUTING

1st Semester; Blocks 1 & 2

CIVN2016A: ENGINEERING ECONOMICS AND INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING

2nd Semester; Blocks 3 & 4

CIVN3001: CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS I

1st Semester; Blocks 1 & 2

CIVN3004: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING I

1st Semester; Blocks 1 & 2

CIVN3010: STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN

1st Semester; Blocks 1 & 2

  • SANS 0162-1: Code of Practice: The Structural Use of Steel, Part 1.  (Prescribed) See Civil Engineering LibGuide
  • SANS 0160: Basis of structural design and actions for building and industrial structures. (Contact Booklist Coordinator) See Civil Engineering LibGuide
  • SAISC: South African Steel Construction Handbook, The Red Book. Latest edition. Contact Booklist Coordinator)
  • SAISC eBook, EToolkit Steel Connections, student version. (Contact Booklist Coordinator)
  • eSteelPlatform - Beam Design, student version. (Contact Book List Coordinator)
  • Design of Structural Steelwork in Southern Africa to SABS 10162 / by Mahachi, J. (Contact Book List Coordinator)

CIVN3011: REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN

2nd Semester; Blocks 3 & 4

CIVN3012: HYDROLOGY

2nd Semester; Blocks 3 & 4

CIVN3017: SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION

2nd Semester; Blocks 3 & 4

CIVN3024: FLUID MECHANICS AND HYDRAULICS

2nd Semester; Blocks 3 & 4

CIVN3025A: STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS I

1st & 2nd Semester; Blocks 1- 4

CIVN3026A: STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS II

1st & 2nd Semester; Blocks 1- 4

CIVN3027A: TRANSPORT ENGINEERING

1st & 2nd Semester; Blocks 1- 4

CIVN4000: CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS II

1st & 2nd Semester; Blocks 1 - 4

CIVN4004: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING II

1st & 2nd Semester; Blocks 1- 4

CIVN4005: INVESTIGATIONAL  PROJECT

1st & 2nd Semester; Blocks 1- 4

  • Guidelines for Theses / (Contact Booklist Coordinator) 

CIVN4010: HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING 

1st & 2nd Semester; Blocks 1 - 4

CIVN4014: STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

1st & 2nd Semester; Blocks 1- 4