Sons of Martha: Civil Engineering Readings in Modern Literature

by Augustine J. Fredrich, (F.ASCE), Director; Univ. of Southern Indiana, 8600 Blvd., Evansville, IL 47712,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-720-8 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-720-9 (ISBN-10), 1989, Soft Cover, Pg. 620

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


Sons of Martha:Civil Engineering Readings in Modern Literature explores the history and heritage, the people, the projects and the ethics involved in the development of the civil engineering profession. The first part of this anthology discusses such topics as the art of engineering, the role of the engineer in society, and the development of engineering education. The second and third sections bring to life some of the important people and projects in the civil engineering field, the fourth part examines the field, the civil engineering profession and its relationship with the rest of society. In all, this collection of writings present an intriguing look at the history and development of the civil engineering field.

Subject Headings: Engineering history | Engineering education | Ethics | Professional development | Lifeline systems | Professional societies | Writing skills


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