American Society of Civil Engineers

Consulting Engineering: A Guide for the Engagement of Engineering Services

(Manual of Practice No. 45)

by Subcommittee on Revision of Manual No. 45 of the Committee on Standards of Practice
New York, NY: American Society of Civil Engineers, Revised ed
978-0-87262-676-8 / 0-87262-676-8 (print), 1988, 48 pp.     (Barcode: RMI MK31571)

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Document type: Books - Manual of Practice
Abstract: ASCE Manual No. 45, Consulting Engineering—A Guide for the Engagement of Engineering Services, outlines the functions of the consulting engineer in serving a client, the types of services usually offered, the various methods of determining compensation for engineering services, and the general ranges of remuneration that competent consulting engineers receive for their services. Recommended procedure for interviewing and selecting a consulting engineer and guidance on contracts for engineering services are also provided. The manual is designed to serve the best interests of both the client and the consulting engineer and to foster better understanding between them. This is the seventh edition of Manual No. 45 and the first since 1981.

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