Welcome to Construction & Building Abstracts (CBA), the premier source of civil engineering and building journal abstracts on the web. The bibliographic records on this web site are created by Arup for use by its staff worldwide; these records include high quality abstracts written by specialist librarians or by the journal publishers. To find out more about Arup, follow this link: www.arup.com
Over 110 top worldwide journals are scanned, covering a wide range of subjects including: civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering; architecture; planning; building and the built environment; materials and energy. The total number of articles indexed is over 130,000, dating back to 1985, with about 7,000 articles added every year.
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