Journal-Paper Review Statistics

by William F. Marcuson, III, (M.ASCE), Chairman and Research Civ. Engr.; U.S. Army Corps of Engrs., Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, Miss.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, 1980, Vol. 106, Issue 4, Pg. 341-346

Document Type: Journal Paper


This report provides information on paper review statistics of the Geotechnical Engineering Division's Committee on Publications, paper acceptability, current procedures used by this Committee, and indicates changes of policy on overlength papers and in discussion and closure procedures that are being adopted. The Geotechnical Engineering Division accepts 53% of the manuscripts submitted. This acceptance ratio is in line with other ASCE publications. The Committee encourages more papers of a practical nature that document case histories and present field data.

Subject Headings: Geotechnical engineering | Publications | Case studies | Statistics | Field tests | Reviews | Computing in civil engineering | Engineering history

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