Bridges: A History of the World’s Most Spectacular Spans, By Judith Dupre. New York City: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2017.

Classical Architecture and Monuments of Washington, D.C.: A History & Guide, By Michael Curtis. Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, 2018

The Future of Civil Engineering Is Diverse
March is Women’s History Month. ASCE celebrates the strides it has made to bring diversity to the profession....

Updating History
A beloved 1921 Parker truss bridge in Healdsburg, California, underwent an extensive rehabilitation and seismic retrofit so that the community could continue to use the historic crossing....

As We See It: Is Understanding the Stress History and Behavior of Soft Soils at Risk of Taking a Back Seat?

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....

Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Hawaii: History of Its Transformation from a Natural to an Urban Shore

Women in Engineering
Pioneers and Trailblazers
Women in Engineering: Pioneers and Trailblazers introduces the visionary women who opened the door for today's female engineers....

Women in Engineering
Professional Life
Women in Engineering: Professional Life illuminates the professional lives of today's women engineers through articles, lectures,...

The Role of Aesthetics in Bridge Design
The role of aesthetics in current bridge design practice varies widely. Many bridgeprojects in the United States are developed without including aesthetics as one of theproject goals....

History of the USDA-ARS Experimental Watersheds on the Washita River, Oklahoma
A national experimental watershed network, operated by the Agricultural Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture, was established in 1959 to conduct research on the effects...

Liquefied Natural Gas – Its History in the World and Future in California

Overview of Long-Span Bridge Assessment History
This section gives a brief overview of long-span bridge assessment history. Also included are a few cases of long-span bridge failure and lack of assessment....

Fundamentals of Seismic Isolation
This chapter examines fundamentals of seismic isolation, including its principles, history, and examples of seismically-isolated structures....

Back on Track
Minneapolis, which last heard the clangor of electric streetcars in 1954, is proving once again that history repeats itself. The streetcars are back - in the form of a swift, modern light-rail...

The Huntington Library's Civil Engineering Treasures and the Trent Dames Fund for the Heritage of Civil Engineering

A History of Environmental Engineering in the United States
Environmental engineering is a relatively new name for a type of engineering that began in the United States in the 1830s. Under different names, it continued to evolve to satisfy environmental...

Perspectives in Civil Engineering
Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the American Society of Civil Engineers
This report contains 27 papers that serve as a testament to the state-of-the-art of civil engineering at the outset of the 21st century, as well as to commemorate the ASCE's...

 

 

 

 

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