Civil engineering (ENAC)

at the Library

The Library and its services are at the disposal of the EPFL students, lecturers and researchers, as well as interested members of the public. This page is dedicated to the services for the Civil Engineering Section (ENAC Faculty).


The Library provides specific customised training, one-to-one or class-based

  • Presentation of the services to the teaching/research staff and to students
  • Modules on the advanced search for information, citation, information management tools

For more information


The Library, via Infoscience, provides support for posting EPFL publications online

  • Help with importing publications
  • On-site training (laboratories, administration offices) for familiarising oneself with Infoscience
  • Help with exporting data to a personal page, a laboratory page


The Library can also advise you on the following topics:

Teaching collection

Several copies of the books dedicated to teaching are systematically bought with, if possible, access to the online version. We strongly urge you to notify us of any new references to course material.

Civil Engineering treatises online :
  • Analyse des structures et milieux continus (vol. 3)
  • Structures en barres et poutres (vol. 4)
  • Analyse des structures et milieux continus : Coques (vol. 5)
  • Méthodes des éléments finis (vol. 6)
  • Construction métallique (vol. 10)
  • Charpentes métalliques (vol. 11)
  • Ponts en acier (vol. 12)
  • Construction en bois (vol. 13)
  • Hydrodynamique : Une introduction (vol. 14)
  • Constructions hydrauliques (vol. 15)
  • Les barrages (vol. 17)
  • Mécaniques des sols et des roches (vol. 18)
  • Systèmes énergétiques (vol. 21)
  • Etude d’impact sur l’environnement (vol. 23)

Research collection

Books at a more in-depth level supplement this collection. Some publishers’ packages are also available online:

Dictionaries and Encyclopeadias

SIA standards

The EPFL Library makes standards available and offers privileged access to EPFL staff and students for the SIA and ISO standards.
More information on standards


Eurocodes are European standards for design and sizing of building structures, and civil engineering structures. There are 60 Eurocodes, grouped into 10 families:

  • Eurocode 0: Basis of structural design (EN 1990)
  • Eurocode 1: Actions on structures (EN 1991)
  • Eurocode 2: Design of concrete structures (EN 1992)
  • Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures (EN 1993)
  • Eurocode 4: Design of composite steel and concrete structures (EN 1994)
  • Eurocode 5: Design of timber structures (EN 1995)
  • Eurocode 6: Design of masonry structures (EN 1996)
  • Eurocode 7: Geotechnical design (EN 1997)
  • Eurocode 8: Design of structures for earthquake resistance (EN 1998)
  • Eurocode 9: Design of aluminium structures (EN 1999)

The Eurocodes are accessible online on Cobaz Education. For all other standards, look up our dedicated page.


Specialised databases



General databases



Reports and publications



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