American Society of Civil Engineers

International Engineering History and Heritage: Improving Bridges to ASCE’s 150th Anniversary

by Jerry R. Rogers, (editor) and Augustine J. Fredrich, (editor)
Committee on History and Heritage
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0594-9 / 0-7844-0594-8 (print), 2001, x, 508 pp., (doi:, 22 cm., Includes references and indexes.     (Barcode: RMI MK31512)

Conference information: Third National Congress on Civil Engineering History and Heritage; October 10-13, 2001, Houston, Texas, United States

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings
Abstract: Proceedings of the Third National Congress on Civil Engineering History and Heritage at the 2001 Annual Civil Engineering Conference, held in Houston, Texas, October 10-13, 2001. Sponsored by the Committee on History and Heritage and the International Activities Committee of ASCE; Institution of Civil Engineers; Panel for Historical Engineering Works, National Park Service; Texas Section of ASCE; Branch History Committees/Directors of the Houston Branch of ASCE; University of Houston. This collection contains 59 papers that describe civil engineering history and heritage programs in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Great Britain. Papers discuss preservation, restoration, and education activities carried out on individual historic civil engineering projects in these nations. Topics include: formation of early civil engineering professional societies, international engineering history treasures, pioneering surveying journeys, international and national engineering landmarks, restoration of historic bridges, historic cathedrals and other great churches, notable engineering history developments, ASCE international and U.S. sections history congress showcase, history of civil engineering education, environmental and water resources history, historical bridges and projects in Texas, and history of civil engineering branches in Texas.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Civil engineering

Library of Congress Call Number:  TA5.N263 2001
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Civil engineering--United States--History--Congresses
Civil engineers--United States--Congresses