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Engineering Bookshelf

Civil Engineering Book

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings. Civil engineering is the oldest engineering discipline after military engineering, and it was defined to distinguish non-military engineering from military engineering. It is traditionally broken into several sub-disciplines including environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, geophysics, geodesy, control engineering, structural engineering, transportation engineering, earth science, atmospheric sciences, forensic engineering, municipal or urban engineering, water resources engineering, materials engineering, offshore engineering, quantity surveying, coastal engineering, surveying, and construction engineering. Civil engineering takes place on all levels: in the public sector from municipal through to national governments, and in the private sector from individual homeowners through to international companies.

Below is a list of disciplines within or related to the civil engineering field.

Aquatic and environmental engineering | Climate engineering | Civionic engineering (civionics) | Earthquake engineering | Earth systems engineering and management | Ecological engineering | Facilities engineering | Geomatics engineering | Highway engineering | Landscape engineering (landscape architecture) | Land development engineering | Pavement engineering | Railway systems engineering | River engineering | Sanitary engineering | Sewage engineering | Traffic engineering | Transportation engineering (transport engineering) | Urban engineering (Municipal engineering)