Important Reference Books For UPSC CSE Civil Engineering Optional

In this post of Important Reference Books For UPSC CSE Civil Engineering Optional we endeavour to provide you with the list of best books for UPSC CSE Civil Engineering Optional.

UPSC IAS Exam is conducted in three phases- Prelims, Mains and Interview. It is known as the toughest exam in India. Optional subjects are considered as the indispensable piece of UPSC IAS Mains Exam.

The subject of Civil Engineering deals with topics like Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials and Structural Analysis. There are topics in Paper-II like Construction Technology, Equipment, Planning and Management.

Here are the list of Reference books you can follow.

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 – McLean
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
Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering – A Singh and K R Arora
Strength and Materials -UC. Jindal
Introduction to Mechanics of Solids – Crandall, Stephen, Lardner, Thomas
Engineering Hydrology – K. Subramanya
Irrigation Engineering – S.K. Garg
Strength of material – Gere and Timoshenko
Concrete Technology – M.S. Shetty
R.C.C. (WSM) – Syal and Goyal
R.C.C. (LSM) – A.K. Jain
Steel Structure – L.S. Negi
Prestressed Concrete – N. Krishna Raju

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