Important Books for Civil engineering Optional for UPSC IAS Mains

Books for Civil Engineering

Paper 1 deals of Civil Engineering with Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials and Structural Analysis. Paper II of Civil Engineering deals with Construction Technology, Equipment, Planning and Management. Here we are giving the complete list of important reference books for Civil engineering optional for UPSC IAS Mains Exam.

  • Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics – Irving Herman Shames
  • Strength of Material- Prof. S. Ramamrutham
  • Mechanics for Engineers- B Johnson
  • Structural Analysis- C. K. Wang
  • Limit state design of steel structures: S K Duggal
  • Design of steel structures: N Subramanian
  • Engineering Mechanics – Mchean
  • Limit State Design – Ram Chandra
  • Soil Mechanics – K.R. Arora
  • Fluid Mechanics – Modi and Seth
  • Surveying – Punmia
  • Strength of Material – V. N. Vazaram
  • Basic and applied Fluid Mechanics-Garde
  • Theory of Structure: Volume- II – Vazirani and Ratwani
  • Irrigation Engineering – S.K. Garg
  • Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering – A Singh and K R Arora
  • Strength and Materials -UC. Jindal
  • Introduction to Mechanics of Solids
  • Engineering Hydrology – K. Subramanya
  • Strength of material – Gere and Timoshenko
  • Concrete Technology – M.S. Shetty
  • R.C.C. (WSM) – Shyal and Goyal
  • R.C.C. (LSM) – A.K. Jain
  • Steel Structure – L.S. Negi
  • Prestressed Concrete – N. Krishna Raju

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