Connecting Faculty in Geotechnical Engineering: Thriving in a Networked World
A robust social network, defined as a group of individuals and organizations with career-related and/or personal relationships with one another, is essential for operating successfully in today's business...

A Faculty Internship: Reconnecting with the Profession
After spending eight years as a full-time academic administrator at Lafayette College in Easton, PA – one of only a handful of institutions where discipline-specific engineering programs are embedded in...

Selected Coastal Engineering Papers of Robert L. Wiegel
Civil Engineering Classics
Sponsored by the Coastal Zone Management Committee of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This collection contains 54 papers and...

Technology Based Hybrid Classes for Multiple Applications
The academic demands on a typical professor mean that his or her time must be used to maximum advantage. There is advising of students, research, teaching, grading, class preparation,...

Guidance for Faculty, Students, Engineer Interns, and Practitioners
This chapter offers guidance to faculty, students, engineer interns, and practitioners in the hope that interested individuals will find insight and advice applicable to their particular...

Torsion of Reinforced Concrete -A Historical Overview
The story of torsion of reinforced concrete must start with the French professor, C. L. Navier. In his landmark book (Navier, 1826) he rigorously derived the first rational theory for...

Work for the Ethical Reward
ASCE's Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members and Students-established and endowed in 1939 by Daniel W. Mead, a former president and honorary member of ASCE-are awarded...

Finding the Right Bond
Professors and students from a Swiss university built a dual-span glass fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) bridge to gain a better understanding of how composite materials behave and how best...

The Hands-On Institute for Science and Technology: One Possible Model

Solutions Manual-Fluid Mechanics
An interactive Text
The solutions to the end-of-chapter exercises of Fluid Mechanics: An Interactive Text are contained in this manual. These solutions are meant...

Ground Improvement, Ground Reinforcement and Ground Treatment
Developments 1987-1997
This proceedings, Ground Improvement, Ground Reinforcement and Ground Treatment: Developments 1987-1997, contains the committee report of the...

The World's Oldest Civil Engineering Professor

The Elements of Academic Research
Students and graduate students who are beginning to do research often have many difficult questions and concerns. This book is designed to give a comprehensive, reader-friendly overview...

Education and Research in Water and Environment: Collaboration Between Minority and Majority Institutions
In 1992, a consortium of minority institutions (WREMCON) was formed to match expanding interest in environment with student interest to solve environmental problems and help with the nation's...

Problems Faced by Faculty in Minority Institutions
The primary objective of this paper is to list some problems faced by faculty engaged in both research and instruction in Minority Institutions (MIs) and to suggest solutions to them....

Summer Engineering Outreach Program for Native Americans
Minorities are significantly underrepresented in engineering, science and math fields in the United States. To attract and retain capable minority students will require the development...

Does Computer Usage Dictate the Curriculum?
We have all heard anecdotes illustrating a stodgy, intransigent professor's disdain for the PC. Faculty resistance to computing runs the gambit from complete refusal to touch the things...

Time-Dependent Behavior
This paper is a report of the material presented at the International Workshop on Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete, Session 4 - Time Dependent Behavior, held at Columbia...

Harry Seed, Liquefaction & the Gravel Drain
The late Professor Seed of the University of California at Berkeley established criteria for gravel drain design in a 1977 ASCE paper. Without historical proof for its viability in a real...

Conference Dedication to Jerome M. Raphael

 

 

 

 

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