American Society of Civil Engineers

Quality Assurance: A National Commitment

by Rao Nivargikar, P.E., (editor), (Consultant, NJIT Enterprise Development Cen., Newark, N. J.) and Debra Reinhart, (editor)
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0292-4 / 0-7844-0292-2 (print), 1997, viii, 280 pp., 22 cm.     (Barcode: RMI MK31572, 796865741)

Conference information: A Conference; October 5-8, 1997, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

ASCE sponsor: Transportation and Development Institute (TDI)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings
Abstract: These proceedings, Quality Assurance—A national Commitment, consist of papers presented at the specialty conference of ASCE Annual Convention held in Minneapolis, MN, October 5-9, 1997. With increased awareness of sustainable development issues at the national and global levels, there are continuing efforts for the preservation of natural resources, ecosystems, and the environment, and also to enhance economic growth and human development. For the development and implementation of sustainable development programs, innovative civil engineering continues to play an important role in diversified areas, such as transportation, engineered materials, environmental management, landfills, dredging and disposal, and liability protection. Integrated quality assurance issues pertinent to these and other related areas are discussed in these proceedings.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Economic factors
Environmental issues
Natural resources
Quality control

Library of Congress Call Number:  TA5.Q35 1997
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Civil engineering--United States--Quality control--Congresses.
Quality assurance--United States--Congresses.
Public works--United States--Quality control--Congresses.
Infrastructure (Economics)--United States--Congresses.