Reference Materials

 

Reference Books

0001. Mosley 7th edition

0002. Structural Analysis 8th edition – R.C. Hibbeler

0003. Structural Analysis 9th edition – R.C. Hibbeler

0004. Structural Analysis 10th edition (in SI units) – R.C. Hibbeler

0005. Fundamentals of Structural Analysis 5th edition – Leet, Uang & Lanning

0006. Advanced Method of Structural Analysis – Karnovsky & Lebed

0007. Staircase Structural Analysis and Design - Bangash

0008. Matrix Structural Analysis 2nd edition – McGuire, Gallagher & Ziemian

0009. Finite Elements in Structural Analysis - Werkle

0010. Theory of Matrix Structural Analysis - Przemieniecki

0011. AutoCAD 2017

0012. Special Structural Topics – McMullin, Price & Simchuk

0013. The Behaviour and Design of Steel Structures to EC3 – Tanhair, Bradford, Nethercot & Gardner

0014. Structural Dynamics: Concepts and Applications – Busby & Staab

0015. Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete 3rd ed – Kong & Evans

0016. Reinforced Concrete Design to Eurocodes: Design Theory and Examples 4th edition – Bhatt, Macginley, and Choo

0017. Fluid Mechanics 8th edition – White

0018. Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Design to EC2: The Complete Process 2nd edition – O’Brien, Dixon, and Sheils

0019. Structural Engineering Handbook 5th edition – Gaylord, et al.

0020. Fundamentals of Structural Engineering – Connor, Faraji

0021. Advanced Soil Mechanics 4th edition – Das

0022. Advanced Soil Mechanics 5th edition - Das

0023. The Foundation Engineering HandbookGunaratne

0024. Soil Mechanics: Principles and Practice – Barnes

0025. Principles of Foundation Engineering – Das

0026. Advanced Structural MechanicsCarpinteri

0027. Soil Strength and Slope Stability – Duncan and Wright

0028. Fluid Mechanics 9th edition – Streeter, Wylie, Bedford

0029. Structural Engineering Analysis and Design – ARUP

0030. Structural Engineers Pocket Book 3rd edition (Eurocodes) – Fiona  Cobb

0031. Steel Space Frames: Analysis, Design and Construction – Ramaswamy, Eekhout, Suresh

0032. Guidelines for Bracing System for Steel Structures – Hong Kong Architectural Services Department

0033. Post-tensioned Concrete Floors – Khan and Williams

0034. Hong Kong Architecture 1945-2015, from Colonial to GlobalXue

0035. Reinforced Concrete Deep Beams – Blackie and Reinhold

0036. Advanced Concrete Technology – Li

0037. EXCEL 2016 for Engineering Statistics

0038. EXCEL 2016 Bible

0039. Rock and MineralsPellant

0040. Hong Kong Building (Construction) Regulations

0041. Tall Building Engineering – ARUP

0042. Wind and Earthquake Resistant BuildingTaranath

0043. Burj Dubai: Concept, Design & Construction

0044. Wind Effects on Structures, Modern Structural Design for WindSimiu and Yeo

0045. Structural Precast Concrete Handbook 2nd Edition

0046. Structural Fire Protection QnA

0047. Steel Structures: Practical Design Studies – T.J. MacGinley

0048. Bridge Engineering – W.F.Chen and Lian Duan

0049. Progressive Collapse Prevention for Steel Frame – Astaneh-Al

0050. Structural Steel Designer Handbook - Merritt

0051. Fundamentals of Ground Engineering - Atkinson

0052. Gusset Plates in Steel Bridges

0053. Hong Kong Minerals (large size, 147MB)

0054. Computational Structural Engineering – Yuan

0055. Hollow Structural Sections: Connections and Trusses – Packer and Henderson

0056. Risk in Structural EngineeringIstructE

0057. Principles of Structural Stability TheoryChajes

0058. Stability of Structures – Kumar

0059. Fundamentals of Structural StabilitySimitses

 

Structural Forms and Structural Systems:-

0001. Common Structural Forms for Large-Span Lightweight Steel Roofs – Hong Kong Architectural Services Department

0002. Types of Structural Forms

0003. Structural Forms for Tall Buildings

0004. Shell Structures for Architecture

0005. Types and Forms of Shell Structures

0006. Structural Systems

0007. Space Structures

0008. Structural Systems

0009.  Vertical Building Structures

0010. Space Frames

0011. High Rise Structural Systems

0012. Structural Systems for Tall Buildings

0013. Structural Systems

0014. Building Enclosure in Hong Kong

 

Analysis Software Manuals and Reference:-

0001. CSi SAFE 2014 Reinforced Concrete Design

0002. CSi SAP2000 Concrete Frame Design Manual (for HK CoP Concrete 2013)

0003. SADS v16 User Manual

0004. SADS v16 Demo

 

Notes & Interesting Topics:-

0001. Stages of Structural Designs

0002. 2021-12-28 (from West & Geschwindner) [about SI system]

0003. 2021-12-22 (from HKCL) [loads]

0004. 2021-12-23 (from Hibbeler) [structural design]

0005. 2021-12-24 (from Tartaglione) [trusses]

0006. 2022-01-07 (from Tartaglione) [truss styles and optimal lengths]

0007. 2021-12-26 (from Tartaglione) [influence line]

0008. 2021-12-29 (from Cheng) [structural dynamics]

0009. 2021-12-31 (from Tartaglione) [approximate method for statically indeterminate structure]

0010. 2022-01-02 (from Tartaglione) [method of consistent deformation for statically indeterminate structure]

0011. 2022-01-02 (from West & Geschwindner) [computation of reactions for nonplanar structures]

0012. Comparing Structural Engineers and Civil Engineers

 

China National Standards (Service Center)

GB/T 11263-2005 (for reference only; note that newest is 2017 version)

 

Eurocodes:

Eurocodes: Joint Research Centre

EN 1990 (2002) Eurocode – Basis of Structural Design

 

EN 1991-1-1 (2002) Eurocode 1: Actions on Structures – Part 1-1: General Actions – Densities, Self-weight, Imposed Loads for Buildings

EN 1991-1-2 (2002) Eurocode 1: Actions on Structures – Part 1-2: General Actions – Actions on Structures Exposed to Fire

EN 1991-1-4 (2005) Eurocode 1: Actions on Structures – Part 1-4: General Actions – Wind Actions

 

Eurocode 2: Background and Applications: Design of Concrete Buildings: Worked Examples

EN 1992-1-1 (2004) Eurocode 2: Design of Concrete Structures - Part 1-1: General rules and rules for buildings

EN 1992-1-2 (2004) Eurocode 2: Design of Concrete Structures – Part 1-2: General Rules – Structural Fire Design

EN 1992-2 (2005) Eurocode 2: Design of Concrete Structures – Part 2: Concrete Bridges – Design and Detailing Rules

EN 1992-3 (2006) Eurocode 2: Design of Concrete Structures – Part 3: Liquid Retaining and Containment Structures

 

EN 1993-1-1 (2005) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 1-1: General Rules and Rules for Buildings

EN 1993-1-2 (2005) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 1-2: General Rules – Structural Fire Design

EN 1993-1-3 (2006) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 1-3: General Rules – Supplementary Rules for Cold-formed Members and Sheeting

EN 1993-1-4 (2006) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 1-4: General Rules – Supplementary Rules for Stainless Steels

EN 1993-1-5 (2006) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 1-5: General Rules – Plated Structural Elements

EN 1993-1-6 (2007) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 1-6: Strength and Stability of Shell Structures

EN 1993-1-7 (2007) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 1-7: Strength and Stability of Planar Plated Structures subject to out of Plane Loading

EN 1993-1-8 (2005) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 1-8: Design of Joints

EN 1993-1-9 (2005) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 1-9: Fatigue

EN 1993-1-10 (2005) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 1-10: Material Toughness and Through-thickness Properties

EN 1993-1-11 (2006) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 1-11: Design of Structures with Tension Components

EN 1993-1-12 (2007) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 1-12: General – High Strength Steels

EN 1993-2 (2006) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 2: Steel Bridges

EN 1993-3-1 (2006) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 3-1: Towers, Masts and Chimneys – Towers and Masts

EN 1993-3-2 (2006) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 3-2: Towers, Masts and Chimneys – Chimneys

EN 1993-4-1 (2007) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 4-1: Silos

EN 1993-4-2 (2007) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 4-2: Tanks

EN 1993-4-3 (2007) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 4-3: Pipelines

EN 1993-5 (2007) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 5: Piling

EN 1993-6 (2007) Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures – Part 6: Crane Supporting Structures

 

EN 1994-1-1 (2004) Eurocode 4: Design of Composite Steel and Concrete Structures – Part 1-1: General Rules and Rules for Buildings

EN 1994-1-2 (2005) Eurocode 4: Design of Composite Steel and Concrete Structures – Part 1-2: General Rules – Structural Fire Design

EN 1994-2 (2005) Eurocode 4: Design of Composite Steel and Concrete Structures – Part 2: General Rules and Rules for Bridges

 

EN 1997-1 (2004) Eurocode 7: Geotechnical Design – Part 1: General Rules

EN 1997-2 (2007) Eurocode 7: Geotechnical Design – Part 2: Ground Investigation and Testing

 

EN 1999-1-1 (2007) Eurocode 9: Design of Aluminum Structures – Part 1-1: General Structural Rules

EN 1999-1-2 (2007) Eurocode 9: Design of Aluminum Structures – Part 1-2: Structural Fire Design

EN 1999-1-3 (2007) Eurocode 9: Design of Aluminum Structures – Part 1-3: Structures susceptible to Fatigue

EN 1999-1-4 (2007) Eurocode 9: Design of Aluminum Structures – Part 1-4: Cold-formed Structural Sheeting

EN 1999-1-5 (2007) Eurocode 9: Design of Aluminum Structures – Part 1-5: Shell Structures

 

British Standards, Codes of Practice:-

> BS 8110 part1, part 2, part 3

> BS 5950 part1, part2, part3, part4, part5, part6, part7, part8, part9

> BS 2499 part1, part2, part3

> BS 3892 part1, part2, part3

> BS 4027 (1996)

> BS 4449

> BS 4466 (1989)

> BS 4482

> BS 4483

> BS 4486 (1980)

> BS 4978 (1996)

> BS 5212 part1, part2, part3

> BS 5400 part1, part2, part3, part4, part5, part6, part7, part8, part10, part10c

> BS 5531 (1998)

> BS 5606 (1990)

> BS 5756 (1997)

> BS 5889 (1989)

> BS 5896 (1980)

> BS 5975 (1996)

> BS 6093 (2006)

> BS 6150 (2006)

> BS 6213 (2000)

> BS 6399 part1, part2, part3

> BS 6446 (1997)

> BS 6610 (1996)

> BS 6744 (2001)

> BS 7542 (1992)

> BS 7973 (2001) part1, part2

> BS 8002 (1994)

> BS 8007 (1987)

> BS 8007 Design Tables

> BS 8201 (1987)

> BS 8500 (2002) part1, part2

> BS 8666 (2005)

> BS EN 47 (2005)

> BS EN 74 part1, part2, part3

> BS EN 197 (2000) part1, part2, part4

> BS EN 206

> BS EN 322 (1993)

> BS EN 323 (1993)

> BS EN 324 part1, part2

> BS EN 385 (2001)

> BS EN 450 (2005) part1, part2

> BS EN 595 (1995)

> BS EN 622 part1, part2, part3, part4, part5

> BS EN 636 (2003)

> BS EN 789 (2004)

> BS EN 882

> BS EN 1008

> BS EN 1058 (1996)

> BS EN 1065 (1999)

> BS EN 1075 (2000)

> BS EN 1193 (1998)

> BS EN 1195 (1998)

> BS EN 1992 1-1 (2004), 1992-1-2, 1992-2

> BS EN 10001 (1991)

> BS EN 10020

> BS EN 10025 part1, part2, part3, part4, part5, part6

> BS EN 10079

> BS EN 10080

> BS EN 10219 part1, part2

> BS EN 12350 (2000) part1, part2, part3, part4, part5,  part6, part7

> BS EN 12390 (2000) part1, part2, part3, part4, part5, part6, part7, part8

> BS EN 12620 (2002)

> BS EN 12810 (2003) part1, part2

> BS EN 12811 (2003) part1, (2004) part2, (2002) part3

> BS EN 12871 (2001)

> BS EN 12878

> BS EN 13055 (2002) part1, part2

> BS EN 13139 (2002)

> BS EN 13263 part1, part2

> BS EN 13647 (2002)

> BS EN 13986 (2004)

> BS ISO 14654 (1999)

 

Religion, Hobby and Inspiration:-

·       Solar Energy Farm

·       Interleaved Signal Sampling

·       Ship on Rollers

·       Things Necessary for Healthy, Prolonged Space Living

·       Centrifugal Artificial Gravity Chambers

·       Improved Chinese Maglev Trains

·       Contiguously Variable Vehicle Transmission System

·       Dynamic Nonlinear Space Probe Trajectory Fine-turning

·       Space Spinning Launcher on Turn Table

·       Taking Advantage of Lengthy Radioactive Decay in Space

·       Converting Land Vehicles into Speed Boats

·       Rescue Submarine

·       1P3C Railway System

·       New Passenger Plane Design

·       Dual Control – Dual Tracking System

·       Information on World’s Uranium Reserve and Power Gen

·       Defence and Rescue Marine Forces

·       Better Electricity Supply with Combined Harmonics

·       Accordion-style Floating Life Saver

·       Highly Secure Voice Transmission

·       New Structural Form: Modular Twisted Frames

·       New Structural Form: mCSP Systems

·       Fighter Jet Airborne Refuel & Re-arm System

·       Magnetic Shock Absorber

·       Structural Support Scheme: Circular Tube Supported Floor System

·       Structural Connections: Use of Column Caps

·       Fuel Plane SA-10

·       Mobile GX 10nm+ Detection

·       Technique for Enhancing Radio Reception

·       Rescue Auto-Inflate Sphere

·       Structural Dynamics: To Design Damping Systems

·       Long-distance Space Refilling

·       Foundation Soil Anchors

 

Interesting Videos:-

·       World’s Tallest Buildings

·       Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the World 2022

·       Top 20 Tallest Buildings in 2022

·       The Tallest Buildings and Future Projects

·       Tallest Buildings of the Future

·       How High Could We Build?

·       Burj Khalifa – All the Engineering Secrets

·       Burj Khalifa - Documentary

·       How the World’s Last Megatall Skyscraper is Built

·       Footings: Why are they Used?

·       Diaphragm Wall Construction Methodology

·       Types of Shoring in Construction Projects

·       Soil Nailing Procedures

·       Flexible Buildings: The Future of Architecture

·       Extreme Constructions: Singapore’s Field of Dreams

·       Golden Gate Bridge: The Crazy Engineering behind it

·       Hoover Dam – All the Engineering Secrets

·       Three Gorges Dam: The World’s Most Powerful Dam

·       5 Mega Projects Completing in 2022

·       How do Elevators Work (Animation)

·       Jon Magnusson – Structural Engineering

·       CTBUH Video Interview – Leslie Robertson

·       The Fastest Train Ever Bulit – SC Maglev

·       Tesla Valve – The Complete Physics

·       Tesla Turbine – the Interesting Physics

·       The Big Misconception about Electricity

·       Gravity-defying Water Experiment

·       Why Cranes Collapse

·       How Do You Steer a Drill Below the Earth?

·       These Metals Sacrifice Themselves to Prevent Rust

·       2分鐘回顧中國十年建造 多個世界第一超震撼

·       Extreme Engineering: Building the Hong Kong’s Airport

·       Extreme Constructions: The Paris Metro

 

Buddhist:

l    了一法師《同法師傾吓偈》 第一

l    了一法師《法師同你傾吓偈》第二集

l    了一法師 《同法師傾吓偈》第三集

l    了一法師 () 做人為乜  ()

 

Problem Solving Technique

Focus: Use the Power of Targeted Thinking to Get More Done – Jurgen Wolff

Notes on the book: Focus

Notes on the book: Creativity Now

 

Past HKIE Structural Exam Papers:-

2009         2010         2011         2012         2013

2014         2015         2016         2017         2018

2019         2020         2021

 

Exam Notes