The History of the London Water Industry 1580–1820, By Leslie Tomory. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017

Atomic Geography: A Personal History of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, By Melvin R. Adams. Pullman, Washington: Washington State University Press, 2016

Crowning Glory
The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture was constructed on the last available site for a new museum on the National Mall, in Washington, D.C. Designed by a...

Engineering: An Illustrated History from Ancient Craft to Modern Technology, Edited by Tom Jackson. New York City: Shelter Harbor Press, 2016

The Road Taken: The History and Future of America’s Infrastructure, By Henry Petroski. New York City: Bloomsbury USA, 2016

Light: A Radiant History from Creation to the Quantum Age, By Bruce Watson. New York City: Bloomsbury USA, 2016

Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse, By Eric Jay Dolin. New York City: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2016

A History of Deep Vibratory Methods for Ground Improvement
A Cost-Effective Foundation Solution for 80+ Years
Deep vibratory ground improvement methods, collectively referred to as vibro systems, have been utilized by the construction community in one form or another for the past 80 years. Development of the equipment,...

Highway Retaining Walls are Assets: A Risk-Based Approach for Managing Them
Throughout history, retaining walls (RWs) have served a vital role in supporting civil infrastructure. The ruins of dry stone walls that purportedly supported the hills and slopes of ancient Rome can be...

Dry Dams and the Dayton Flood of 1913: The Origins of Integrated Systems Engineering Concepts
This article examines the history of integrated flood protection with particular focus on the 1913 Dayton Flood....

A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science since 1864, By Robert McCaughey. New York City: Columbia University Press, 2014

A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origin and Evolution of Life on Earth, By Peter Ward and Joe Kirschvink. New York City: Bloomsbury Press, 2015

The Lessons of History

How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery, By Kevin Ashton. New York City: Doubleday, 2015

A Short History of the Twentieth Century By John Lukacs. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press, 2013

The Empire State Building: The Making of a Landmark By John Tauranac. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2014

Arles, France, which is included on the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization's World Heritage List, is the site of a center for experimentation in the arts that is being constructed to anchor a revitalized 20-acre artists' campus known as LUMA Arles...

Condition Indices, Performance Measures, and Managing Performance Data for Geotechnical Asset Management – Don't Get Buried!
Why don't transportation agency assets like pavements, bridges, and earthwork have a Check Engine light? Why can't you simply pull up the complete history and...

A History of Ancient Egypt: From The First Farmers to The Great Pyramid By John Romer. New York City: Thomas Dunne Books, 2013

Empire of Water: An Environmental and Political History of the New York City Water Supply By David Soll. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2013

 

 

 

 

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