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There are many codes all over the world but IS codes for civil engineering is one of the essential in Asia.

Codes for different structures and components should be followed well to strengthen the structure and limit the chances of failure.

** 1. IS Codes For Civil Engineering **

Here is the list of IS codes for civil engineering to download and read:

Code No. | Description |
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IS – 4031 | Method of physical tests for hydraulic Cement. |

IS – 650 | Specification for Standard sand for testing of Cement. |

IS – 383 | Specification for Coarse and Fine aggregate for use in mass concrete. |

IS – 515 | Specification for natural and manufactured aggregate for use in mass concrete. |

IS – 2387 | Method of test for aggregates for concrete. |

IS – 516 | Methods of test for the strength of concrete. |

IS – 1199 | Methods of sampling and analysis of concrete. |

IS – 3025 | Methods of sampling and test (physical and chemical) for water used in industry. |

IS – 432 | Specification for Mild steel and medium tensile bars and hard-drawn steel wire. |

IS – 1139 | Specification for hot-rolled mild steel, medium tensile steel, and high yield strength steel deformed bars for concrete reinforcement. |

IS – 1566 | Specification for plain hard-drawn steel wire fabric for concrete reinforcement. |

IS – 1785 | Specification for plain hard-drawn steel wire for prestressed concrete. |

IS – 1786 | Specification for cold twisted steel high strength deformed bars for concrete reinforcement. |

IS – 303 | Specification for Plywood for general purposes. |

IS – 4990 | Specification for plywood for concrete shuttering work. |

IS – 1629 | Rules for grading the cut size of timber. |

IS – 2645 | Specification for integral cement waterproofing compounds. |

IS – 1791 | Specification for batch-type concrete mixers. |

IS – 2438 | Specification for roller pan mixer. |

IS – 2505 | Specification for concrete vibrators, immersion type. |

IS – 2506 | Specification for screed board concrete vibrator. |

IS – 2514 | Specification for concrete vibrating tables. |

IS – 3344 | Specification for pan vibrators. |

IS – 4656 | Specification for form vibrators. |

IS – 2722 | Specification for portable swing weighs batchers for concrete (single & double bucket type). |

IS – 2750 | Specification for steel scaffoldings. |

IS – 456 | Code of practice for plain and reinforced concrete |

IS – 1343 | Code of practice for prestressed concrete |

IS – 457 | Code of practice for general construction of plain and reinforced concrete for dams and other massive structures. |

IS – 3370 | Code of practice for concrete (Part I to IV structures for storage of liquids |

IS – 3935 | Code of practice for composite construction |

IS – 3201 | Criteria for design and construction of precast concrete trusses. |

IS – 2204 | Code of practice for construction of reinforced concrete shell roof |

IS – 2210 | Criteria for the design of R.C. shell structures and folded plates. |

IS – 2751 | Code of practice for welding mild steel structures are folded plates |

IS – 2502 | Code of practice for bending and fixing bars for concrete reinforcement |

IS – 3558 | Code of practice for use of immersion vibrators for consolidating concrete |

IS – 3414 | Code of practice for design and installation of joints in buildings |

IS – 4014 | Code of practice for steel tubular, scaffolding |

IS – 2571 | Code of practice for laying insitu cement concrete flooring |

IS 73 | Specification for paving Bitumen |

IS 277 | Galvanized steel sheets (plain and corrugated) |

IS 651 | Glazed stoneware pipes and fittings |

IS 702 | Specification for industrial bitumen |

IS 1199 | Methods of sampling and analysis of ConCrete |

IS 1200 (PTΧ) | Method of measurements of the building and civil engineering works: Ceiling & Lining |

IS 1729 | Cast iron Drain water pipes and fitting |

IS 1367 (PT-13) | Technical supply conditions for threaded steel fasteners pt. 13 hot-dips galvanized coating on threaded fasteners |

IS 2095 (PT-1) | Gypsum plasterboards (Pt.1) plain Gypsum plasterboards |

IS 2115 | Code of practice for flat roof finish: mudphuska |

IS 2633 | Method of testing uniformity of coating on zinc Coated articles |

IS 2645 | Specification for integral waterproofing compounds for cement mortar & concrete |

IS 3007 (PT.1) | Code of practice for laying of asbestos cement sheets: part- 1 corrugated sheet |

IS 3087 | Particle boards of wood and other ignocellulogic materials (medium density) for general purposes – specifications |

IS 3144 | Methods of test for mineral Wool thermal insulation materials |

IS 3346 | Method of the determination of thermal conductivity of thermal insulation materials |

IS 3348 | Specification for fiber insulation boards |

IS 3384 | Specification for bitumen primer for waterproofing and damp proofing |

IS 4671 | Expanded polystyrene for thermal insulation purposes |

IS 5382 | Specification for rubber sealing rings for gas mains, water mains, and sewers |

IS 5688 | Methods of test of performed block type and pipe covering type thermal insulations |

IS 10192 | Specifications for synthetic resin bonded glass fiber (SRBGF) for electrical purposes. |

IS 13592 | Unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (UPVC) pipes for soil and waste discharge system inside and outside the building. |

IS 14753 | Specifications for polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) (Acrylic) sheets |

IS 14 862 | Fibre cement flat sheets – specifications |

IS 14871 | Specifications for products in fiber-reinforced cement – Long corrugated |

IS 771 (Pt.1) | Specification for glazed fire clay sanitary appliances: Part 1: General requirements. |

IS 771 (Pt.-2) | Specification for glazed fire clay sanitary appliances: Part 2: Specific requirements of kitchen and laboratory sink. |

IS 772 | Specific action for general requirements for enameled cast iron sanitary appliances. |

IS 774 | Flushing cisterns for water closets and urinals (Other than plastic cistern)-Specifications. |

IS 1300 | Phenolic moulding materials.- Specifications |

IS 1703 | Water fittings- Copper alloy float valves (horizontal plunger type) – Specification. |

IS 1795 | Specification for pillar taps for Water supply purposes. |

IS 2267 | Polystyrene moulding and extrusion materials – Specifications |

IS 2326 | Specification for Automatic Flushing Cisterns for Urinals (Other than plastic cisterns) |

IS 2548 (Part-1 | Plastic Seats and Covers for Water closets Part 1: Thermo Set Seats and covers – Specifications |

IS 2548 (Part-2) | Plastic seats and covers for water closets Part 2: Thermoplastic seats and covers.- Specifications |

IS 2556 | Vitreous sanitary appliances (vitreous china) -Specifications |

IS 2556 (Part-1) Part-1 | General requirements. |

IS 2556 (Part-2) | Specific requirements of Wash-down water closets. |

IS 2556 (Part-3) | Specific squatting pans. |

IS 2556 (Part-4) | Specific requirements of Washbasins. |

IS 2556 (Part-5) | Specific requirements of laboratory sinkS. |

IS 2556 (Part-6) Part-6 | Specific requirements of Urinals & Partition plates |

IS 2556 (Part-7) | Specific requirements of accessories for sanitary appliances |

IS 2556 (Part -14) | Specific requirements of integrated squatting pans. |

IS 2556 (Part -15) | Specific requirements of universal water closets. |

IS 2963 | Specification for Copper alloy waste fittings for Wash basins and Sinks. |

IS 3076 | Specification for low-density polyethylene pipes for potable water Supplies. |

IS: 10297 – 1982 | Design and Construction of Floors and Roofs using Precast Reinforced/ Prestressed Concrete Ribbed or Cored Slab units. |

IS: 6006-1983 | Uncoated Stress relived Strand for Prestressed concrete |

IS: 8520 – 1977 | Guide for selection of industrial safety equipment for eye, face, and ear protection. |

IS: 8519 – 1977 | Guide for selection of industrial safety equipment for body protection |

IS: 1566 – 1967 | Hard – Drawn steel wire Fabric for concrete reinforcement |

IS: 6313 (Part-III) 1981 | Anti-Terminate measures in buildings Part-III Treatment for existing buildings |

IS: 1080 – 1985 | Shallow foundations in soils (other than Raft, Ring, and Shell) – (2 copies) |

IS: 822 – 1970 | Inspection of welds |

IS: 8009 (Part-I) – 1976 | Calculation of settlements of foundations. |

IS: 1904 – 1986 | Design and Construction of foundations in soils |

IS: 383 – 1970 | Coarse and fine aggregates from natural sources for concrete. |

IS: 6403 – 1981 | Determination of bearing capacity of shallow foundations |

IS: 6313 (Part-II) 1981 | Anti-Termite measures in buildings |

IS: 10042 – 1981 | Site Investigations for the foundation in gravel – boulder deposit. |

IS: 280 – 1978 | Mild Steel wire for general engineering purposes. |

IS: 432 (Part-I) 1982 | Mild Steel and medium tensile steel bars and hard–drawn steel wire for concrete reinforcement |

IS: 9143 – 1979 | Determination of unconfined compressive strength of rock materials. |

IS: 10379 – 1982 | Field control of moisture and compaction of soils for embankment and subgrade. |

IS: 1489 (Part-2)1991 | Portland – Pozzolana cement – specification (calcined clay-based). |

IS: 7272 (Part – 1) 1974 | Labour output constants for building work (north zone). |

IS: 8142 – 1976 | Determining the setting time of concrete by penetration resistance. |

IS: 4984 – 1995 | High-Density Polyethylene pipes for water supply – specification. |

IS: 1477 (Part-1) 1971 | Painting of Ferrous metals in buildings (Pretreatment) |

IS: 1477 (Part-2) 1971 | Painting of Ferrous metals in buildings (Painting) |

IS: 1893 (Part-1) | Explanatory Examples of Indian Seismic |

IS: 650: 1991 | Standard Sand for Testing Cement – Specification |

IS: 2505: 1992 | Concrete vibrators – Immersion Type-General Requirements |

IS: 4014 (Part-1) 1967 | Steel Tubular Scaffolding (Definitions and materials ) |

IS: 9013 – 1978 | Method of making, Curing, and determining compressive strength of accelerated-cured concrete test specimens. |

IS: 14268: 1995 | Uncoated stress relieved low relaxation seven-ply strand for prestressed concrete specification. |

IS: 9595 : 1996 | Metal – Arc welding of carbon and carbon-manganese steels –recommendation. |

IS: 2911 (Part-4) 1985 | Design and construction of Pile foundations (Load Test on Piles). |

IS: 459-1992 | Corrugated and Semi-corrugated Asbestos Cement sheets specification. |

IS: 8142-1976 | Determining the setting time of concrete by penetration resistance. |

IS: 2062-1992 | Steel for General Structural purposes – specification |

IS: 4082-1996 | Stacking and storage of construction materials and components at site recommendations. – 2 copies |

IS: 801-1975 | Use of cold-formed light gauge steel structural members in general building construction. |

IS:2720 (part-17) 1986 | Methods of test for soils (part-17) Laboratory Determination of Permeability. |

IS: 4326-1993 | Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction of Buildings. |

IS: 15284 (Part-1) 2003 | Design and construction for ground Improvement-guidelines-part 1 (stone columns). |

IS: 4985 : 2000 | Unplasticized PVC Pipes for Potable water supplies – specification. |

IS: 3103 – 1975 | Industrial Ventilation. |

IS: 2470 (part-1) 1985 | Installation of Septic Tanks (Part-1) Design criteria and construction. |

IS: 2502 – 1963 | Bending and fixing of bars for concrete reinforcement. |

IS: 432-1982 | Mild Steel and Medium Tensile Steel Bars and hard-Drawn Steel wire for concrete Reinforcement (part-1) Mild Steel and Medium Tensile Steel Bars. |

IS: 875 (part-4) 1987 | Design loads (other than earthquake ) for buildings and structures (part-4) snow loads. |

IS: 7317-1993 | Uniaxial Jacking Test for modules of Deformation of rock. |

IS: 2440:1975 | Daylighting of Buildings. |

IS: 7861 (Part-II) 1981 | Extreme weather concreting (Part – II) recommended Practice for cold weather concreting. |

IS: 3812 – 1981 | Specification for Fly ash for use as pozzolana and Admixture. |

IS:2911 (Part–I) Sec I)-1979 | Design and construction of Pile foundations (part – 1) concrete piles section: Driven Cost in situ concrete piles. |

IS: 9103 – 1999 | Concrete Admixtures – Specification. |

IS: 269 : 1989 | Ordinary Portland Cement, 33 grade- specification. |

IS: 10262 – 1982 | Recommended Guidelines for concrete mix design. |

IS: 3770 (P-1) 1965 | Concrete structure for the storage of liquids (Part – 1,2) |

SP-7: 1983 (Part-IV) | National Building code of India – 1983 |

IS – 8329 : 2000 | Centrifugally cast (spun) Ductile Iron Pressure Pipes for water, gas, and Sewage-Specification. |

IS – 1254 : 1991 | Corrugated Aluminium Sheet – Specification. |

IS:875 (Part-1) – 1987 | Dead loads – Unit weights of building materials and stored materials. |

IS: 1893 (Part –1) 2002 | Criteria for earthquake-resistant design of structures. |

IS: 13072: 1991 | Sulphur Hexafluoride for Electrical purposes – Specification. |

IS: 11973-1986 | Treatment of rock foundations, core, and abutment contacts with rock, for embankment dams |

IS: 12955 (Part-2) 1990 | IN-SITU Determination of rock mass deformability using a flexible dilatometer |

IS: 13365 (Part-2) 1992 | Quantitative classification systems of rock mass – guidelines. |

IS: 2911 (Part – III) 1980 | Design and construction of pile foundations (Under-Reamed piles). |

IS: 1566 – 1982 | Specification for Hard-Drawn steel wire fabric for concrete reinforcement. |

IS: 2132-1986 | Thin welded tube sampling of soils. |

IS: 1641 – 1988 | Fire safety of building (General). |

IS: 1893 (Part – 1) 2002 | Criteria for Earthquake resistant design of structures – 2 copies. |

IS: 4926: 2003 | Ready Mixed concrete. |

IS: 14687: 1999 | Falsework for Concrete Structures – Guidelines. |

IS: 1893 – 1984 | Criteria for earthquake-resistant design of structures – 2 copies. |

IS: 10589 – 1983 | Specification for equipment for subsurface sounding of soils. |

IS: 800: 2007 | General construction in steel. |

IS: 3443 – 1980 | Specification for Crane rail sections. |

IS: 2386 (Part-I-V) 1963 | Test for Aggregates for concrete. |

IS: 3043 – 1987 | Code of practice for earthing – 2 copies. |

IS: 3419 – 1989 | Fittings for rigid non-metallic conduits. |

IS: 14900 – 2000 | Transparent float glass. |

IS: 811 – 1987 | Cold-formed light gauge structural steel sections. |

IS: 2026 (Part II) 1977 | Power Transformers, Part-II Temperature – Rise |

IS: 9537 (Part I) 1980 | Conduits for Electrical Installations (General Requirements). |

IS: 694 – 1990 | PVC Insulated cables for working voltages up to and including 1100 volts. |

IS: 7098 (Part-I) 1988 | Cross-linked polyethylene insulated PVC sheathed cables. |

IS: 732 – 1989 | Electrical Wiring installations. |

IS: 1391 (part 2) 1992 | Room Air Conditioners (Split Air Conditioners). |

IS: 2720 (Part 8) 1983 | Methods of test for soils. |

IS: 2720 (Part 5) 1985 | Methods of test for soils. |

IS: 2190 : 1992 | Selection, Installation, and maintenance of first-aid fire extinguishers. |

IS: 12070 – 1987 | Design and construction of shallow foundations on rocks. |

IS: 1554 (Part 1) 1988 | PVC insulated (Heavy Duty) Electric Cables. |

IS: 1904 – 1986 | Design and construction of foundations in soils. |

IS: 1172 – 1993 | Basic requirements for water supply, drainage, and sanitation. |

IS: 2064 : 1993 | Selection, Installation, and maintenance of sanitary appliances. |

IS: 2026 (Part – 5) 1994 | Power Transformers. |

IS: 7098 (Part 2) 1985 | Cross-linked polyethylene insulated PVC Sheeted Cables. |

IS: 7098 (Part 1) 1988 | Cross-linked polyethylene insulated thermoplastic Sheathed cables. |

IS: 2026 (Part I) 1977 | Specification for power Transformers (General) – 2 Copies. |

IS: 2026 (Part III) 1981 | Specification for power transformers (Insulation, Levels, Dielectric tests). |

IS: 10028 (Part II) 1981 | Selection, installation, and maintenance of transformers (Installation). |

IS: 8009 – 1976 | Calculation of Settlement of foundations. |

IS: 2950(Part 1) 1981 | Design and construction of raft foundations (Design). |

IS: 4885 – 1988 | Specification for Sewer Bricks |

IS: 2974 (Part I) 1982 | Design and construction of machine foundations. |

IS: 908 – 1975 | Fire Hydrant, Stand Post Type. |

IS: 4631 – 1986 | Laying of Epoxy resin floor toppings. |

IS: 5491 – 1969 | Laying in Situ granolithic concrete floor topping. |

IS: 2571 – 1970 | Laying IN – SITU cement concrete flooring. |

IS: 4971 – 1968 | Selection of Industrial floor finishes. |

IS: 1255 – 1983 | Installation and maintenance of power cables up to and including 33 Kv. |

IS: 2571 – 1970 | Laying IN-SITU cement concrete flooring. |

IS: 2792 – 1964 | Design and construction of stone slab over joist floor. |

IS: 1888 – 1992 | Method of Load Test on Soils. |

IS: 783 – 1985 | Laying of Concrete Pipes. |

These were the most important IS codes for civil engineering.

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