Library e-books of the month – March 2016

We know that most of you are not working in and around Westminster and cannot just pop in for a quick visit.

You can access a range of ebooks through the ICE Library catalogue.
You can access a range of ebooks through the ICE Library catalogue.

The ICE Library is meeting the needs of all our members whether you are based in Aberdeen or Mumbai. This month we would like to introduce you to one of our popular e-book platforms, Taylor & Francis.

The Taylor & Francis collection contains approx. 150 books, from popular student textbooks to standard reference works on a variety of civil engineering subjects.

How to access

You can easily access it through our library catalogue (don’t forget to log in) and then follow the link to ‘E-Resources’ or just use e-book as part of your keyword search.

Access is password protected and if you have not used the service before, please drop us an email for the login details and also do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or suggestions.

Recommended this month

We’ve put some recommended reading for different grades of membership below.


ARYA, C.: Design of structural elements: concrete, steelwork, masonry and timber designs to British Standards and Eurocodes. 3rd. ed. E-book. London and New York: Spon Press, 2009.

ATKINSON, J.: The Mechanics of soils and foundations. 2nd ed. E-book. London & New York: Taylor & Francis, 2007


BOND, A.: Decoding Eurocode 7. E-book. London: Taylor and Francis, 2008

BUTLER, D.: Urban drainage. 3rd ed. E-Book. London and New York: Spon Press, 2010


CHAPMAN, D.: Introduction to tunnel construction. E-Book. London and New York: Spon Press (Taylor and Francis), 2010.

TRAHAIR, N. S.: The Behaviour and design of steel structures to EC3. 4th ed. E-book. London and New York: Taylor & Francis, 2008


CORREIA, A. G.: Design and construction of pavements and rail tracks: geotechnical aspects and processed materials. E-book. London: Taylor & Francis, 2007.

REYNOLDS, C. E.: Reynolds's reinforced concrete designer's handbook. 11th ed. E-book. Abingdon: Taylor and Francis, 2007.


TAN, W.: Principles of project and infrastructure finance. E-book. London: Taylor & Francis, 2007

TILLY, G.: Conservation of bridges. E-book. London : Spon Press, 2002