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Environmental Resources Engineering Research Guide

Books & Library Catalogs

The Library Catalog lists all of the books videos and CDs at the Cal Poly Humboldt University Library.  

A keyword search is usually the best way to begin.  When you find items of interest, check the catalog records for subject headings or other terms to modify your search.

You can borrow books from other libraries with our InterLibrary Loan service. For details about the ILL policies, view the ILL FAQ page.

Call Numbers for Environmental Engineering Books

Our Library uses the Library of Congress Classification System to assign call numbers. In this system, the first two or three lines of a call number identify the subject of a book or other item. The main call numbers used for Environmental Engineering are TA, TC and TD. 

TA170-171   Environmental engineering

TC1-978       Hydraulic engineering

TC160-181    Technical hydraulics

TC183-201    General preliminary operations. Dredging. Submarine building

TC203-380    Harbors and coast protective works. Coastal engineering.


TC401-506     River, lake, and water-supply engineering (General)

TC530-537     River protective works. Regulation. Flood control

TC540-558     Dams. Barrages

TC601-791     Canals and inland navigation. Waterways

TC801-978     Irrigation engineering. Reclamation of wasteland. Drainage

TC1501-1800  Ocean engineering

TD1-1066     Environmental technology.  Sanitary engineering

TD159-168     Municipal engineering

TD169-171.8  Environmental protection

TD172-193.5  Environmental pollution

TD194-195     Environmental effects of industries and plants

TD201-500     Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes

TD419-428     Water pollution

TD429.5-480.7  Water purification.  Water treatment and conditioning. Saline water conversion

TD481-493     Water distribution systems

TD511-780     Sewage collection and disposal systems.  Sewerage

TD783-812.5   Municipal refuse. Solid wastes

TD813-870    Street cleaning.  Litter and its removal

TD878-894    Special types of environment. Including soil pollution, air pollution, noise pollution

TD895-899    Industrial and factory sanitation

TD896-899    Industrial and factory wastes

TD920-934    Rural and farm sanitary engineering

TD940-949    Low temperature sanitary engineering

TD1020-1066  Hazardous substances and their disposal

Call Numbers: Library of Congress Classification

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