American Society of Civil Engineers

How to Work Effectively with Consulting Engineers: Getting the Best Project at the Right Price for Your Public Constituents

(Manual of Practice No. 45)

by Task Committeefor the Update of Manual 45 of the Committee of Practice Guidelines
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, Revised edition of: Consulting Engineering: A Guide for the Engagement of Engineering Services, c1996
978-0-7844-0637-3 / 0-7844-0637-5 (print), 2002, ix, 80 pp., 23 cm., Includes references and index.     (Barcode: RMI MK31592)

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Document type: Books - Manual of Practice
Abstract: This manual is a comprehensive revision of the previous edition that addresses the procurement of engineering services for a quality project. It outlines the functions of the consulting engineer in serving a client, the types of services usually offered, the various methods of determining compensations for engineering services, and the general ranges of remuneration that competent consulting engineers receive for their services. A recommended procedure for interviewing and selecting a consulting engineer and guidelines on contracts for engineering services are also provided. The manual is designed to serve the best interests of the client and the consulting engineer and to foster better understanding between them.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Engineering services

Library of Congress Call Number:  TA216.H69 2003
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Consulting engineers--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Civil engineers--Handbooks, manuals, etc.