If you are a member (student, professor, researcher, employee, etc.) of Queen's University community, you can access all of the Library's subscribed electronic resources from off-campus. You just need to log in the proxy server in order to access these resources.
CSA is the largest standards development organization (SDO) in Canada and is accredited in Canada and the U.S. to develop standards in a wide range of subject areas.
Basic engineering principles in metrics, selection and use of preferred numbers, and numeric dates and times.
Asphalt building products such as shingles, glass, and roofing, as well as standards and specifications for windows, doors, skylights and their energy performance.
Certification for manufacturers of steel buildings as well as the standard and check sheets for building commissioning.
Concrete building materials, methods of concrete construction, qualification code for concrete testing, and evaluation and management of concrete structures.
Certification of buildings as well recreation vehicles, trailers, manufactured homes and site preparation.
Specifications for the design of industrial structures including but not limited to bridges, offshore structures, parking structures, ferries, antennas and towers.
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