Links to databases and other library resources for construction and structural design. Also helpful for civil engineering, estimating, excavation, green design, sources of building materials, and related topics.
In Compendexand other databases, start with the "thesaurus" under the "search" link to explore recommended wording for your search. Along with "structural design" and "construction," Compendex's thesaurus recommends broader, related, and narrower keywords such as:
Impact resistance (or fire resistance, or hurricane resistance)
Concrete construction (or masonry construction, or steel construction, or wooden construction)