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Abatement and removal
            RT: Remediation
            RT: Waste treatment
Absorption
            BT: Sorption
Acceleration
Access roads
            BT: Highways and roads
Accident prevention
Accidents
            NT: Traffic accidents
            RT: Fatalities
            RT: Injuries
Accounting
            BT: Financial factors
Accreditation
            BT: Engineering education
Accuracy
[Acetate]
            Use: Salt
Acid rain
            BT: Precipitation
Acidic water
            BT: Water
Acids
            BT: Chemical compounds
Acoustic techniques
Activated carbon
            BT: Carbon
Activated sludge
            BT: Sludge
Active control
            BT: Control
Adaptive systems
Adhesives
            UF: [Glues]
Adsorption
            BT: Sorption
Advection
            BT: Flow
            UF: [Horizontal flow]
Aeration
            NT: Reaeration
            RT: Air injection
Aerial photography
            BT: Photography
            RT: Aerial surveys
            RT: Satellites
Aerial surveys
            BT: Surveys
            RT: Satellites
            RT: Aerial photography
Aerobic treatment
            BT: Waste treatment
            RT: Anaerobic treatment
Aerodynamics
            BT: Dynamics
Aeroelasticity
            BT: Elasticity
Aerospace engineering
            BT: Engineering
Aerospace industry
            BT: Industries
Aerospace transport
Aesthetics
            RT: Building design
            UF: [Esthetics]
Affirmative action
            RT: Employment
            RT: Recruiting
            UF: [Equal employment opportunity]
Afghanistan
            BT: Asia
Africa
            NT: Egypt
            NT: Ethiopia
            NT: Ghana
            NT: Nigeria
            NT: South Africa
            NT: Sudan
            NT: Tanzania
            NT: Zambia
            NT: Zimbabwe
Age factors
            RT: Employment
Aggradation
            RT: Degradation
Aggregates
            BT: Construction materials
            RT: Gravel
            RT: Substrates
Aging (material)
            RT: Deterioration
            RT: Weathering
Agreements and treaties
            NT: International agreements and treaties
[Agricultural Pollution]
            Use: Agricultural wastes
Agricultural wastes
            BT: Waste management
            UF: [Agricultural Pollution]
Agriculture
            RT: Aquaculture
            RT: Crops
            UF: [Farming]
Air conditioning
            RT: Ventilation
            RT: Heating
Air entrainment
            BT: Entrainment
Air flow
            BT: Flow
Air injection
            BT: Injection
            RT: Reaeration
            RT: Aeration
            UF: [Air sparging]
Air pollution
            BT: Pollution
            RT: Emissions
            RT: Odors
            UF: [Smog]
Air quality
            RT: Indoor environmental quality
[Air sparging]
            Use: Air injection
Air supported structures
            BT: Structures
Air traffic
            BT: Traffic
Air transportation
            BT: Transportation management
            RT: Airlines
Air-water interactions
            BT: Interactions
Aircraft
            RT: Spacecraft
[Aircraft hangars]
            Use: Hangars
Airlines
            RT: Air transportation
Airport access
Airport and airfield runways
            BT: Pavements
Airport terminals
            BT: Terminal facilities
Airports and airfields
Alabama
            BT: United States
Alaska
            BT: United States
[Alfalfa]
            Use: Vegetation
[Algae]
            Use: Vegetation
[Algicides]
            Use: Herbicides
Algorithms
            RT: Optimization
            UF: [Heuristics]
            UF: [Problem solving]
Alignment
Alkalies
            BT: Chemical compounds
Allowable stress design
            BT: Design
            UF: [ASD]
Alloys
[Alluvial deposits]
            Use: Alluvium
Alluvial fans
Alluvium
            BT: Deposition
            UF: [Alluvial deposits]
[Alternative energy]
            Use: Renewable energy
[Aluminium]
            Use: Aluminum (chemical)
[Aluminium]
            Use: Aluminum (material)
Aluminum (chemical)
            BT: Chemical elements
            UF: [Aluminium]
Aluminum (material)
            BT: Construction materials
            UF: [Aluminium]
American Samoa
            BT: United States
Ammonia
            BT: Chemical compounds
[Amusement parks]
            Use: Recreational buildings
Anaerobic treatment
            BT: Waste treatment
            RT: Aerobic treatment
Analogs
            RT: Digital techniques
Analysis
            NT: Bayesian analysis
            NT: Computer analysis
            NT: Data analysis
            NT: Dimensional analysis
            NT: Dynamic analysis
            NT: Elastic analysis
            NT: Fourier analysis
            NT: Frequency analysis
            NT: Limit analysis
            NT: Linear analysis
            NT: Multiple objective analysis
            NT: Network analysis
            NT: Nonlinear analysis
            NT: Numerical analysis
            NT: Plastic analysis
            NT: Quantitative analysis
            NT: Regional analysis
            NT: Regression analysis
            NT: Seismic analysis
            NT: Sensitivity analysis
            NT: Soil analysis
            NT: Spatial analysis
            NT: Spectral analysis
            NT: Stress analysis
            NT: Structural analysis
            NT: System analysis
            NT: Thermal analysis
            NT: Three-dimensional analysis
            NT: Time series analysis
            NT: Traffic analysis
            NT: Two-dimensional analysis
            NT: Variance analysis
            NT: Vector analysis
Analytical techniques
Anchorages
Anchors
Anemometers
            BT: Measuring instruments
Angle sections
            RT: Cross sections
            RT: Hollow sections
            RT: Thin wall sections
Animals
            NT: Birds
            NT: Marine animals
            NT: Wildlife
Anisotropic soils
            BT: Soils
Anisotropy
            RT: Isotropy
Antarctic
            BT: Cold regions
Antennas
[Apartment buildings]
            Use: Residential buildings
Application methods
            BT: Methodology
Approximation methods
            BT: Methodology
Aprons
Aquaculture
            RT: Fishing
            RT: Agriculture
Aquatic habitats
            RT: Fish management
Aqueducts
            RT: Channels
Aquifers
            RT: Groundwater
Arbitration
            RT: Dispute resolution
            RT: Negotiations
Arch bridges
            BT: Bridges
Arch dams
            BT: Dams
Archaeology
Arches
Architect/engineers
            BT: Engineers
            BT: Architects
Architects
            NT: Architect/engineers
Architectural engineering
            BT: Engineering
Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI)
            BT: ASCE institutes
Architecture
Arctic regions
            BT: Cold regions
Argentina
            BT: Latin America
Arid lands
Arizona
            BT: United States
Arkansas
            BT: United States
Armenia
            BT: Asia
Armor units
Arsenic
            BT: Chemical compounds
Artificial intelligence
Artificial islands
            BT: Islands
Artificial recharge
            RT: Groundwater recharge
Asbestos
            BT: Pollutants
ASCE
ASCE activities
ASCE awards & prizes
            BT: Awards
ASCE board of direction
ASCE Committees
ASCE conferences
            BT: Conferences
ASCE divisions
ASCE dues
ASCE education
            BT: Engineering education
ASCE ethics
            BT: Ethics
ASCE honorary members
            BT: ASCE members
ASCE institutes
            NT: Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI)
            NT: Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI)
            NT: Construction Institute (CI)
            NT: Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI)
            NT: Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI)
            NT: Geo-Institute (G-I)
            NT: Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)
            NT: Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI)
ASCE members
            BT: ASCE membership
            NT: ASCE honorary members
            NT: ASCE younger members
            RT: Memoirs of deceased members
ASCE membership
            NT: ASCE members
ASCE National Affairs
ASCE officers
ASCE outstanding civil engineering
ASCE policy
            BT: Policies
ASCE presidents
ASCE publications
            BT: Publications
ASCE salaries and fees
            BT: Fees
ASCE sections
ASCE service to members
ASCE staff
ASCE student chapters
ASCE younger members
            BT: ASCE members
[ASD]
            Use: Allowable stress design
Ashes
            NT: Bottom ash
            NT: Fly ash
            NT: Volcanic ash
Asia
            NT: Afghanistan
            NT: Armenia
            NT: Bangladesh
            NT: China
            NT: Hong Kong
            NT: India
            NT: Indonesia
            NT: Japan
            NT: Kazakhstan
            NT: Malaysia
            NT: Middle East
            NT: Nepal
            NT: Pakistan
            NT: Philippine Islands
            NT: Singapore
            NT: South Korea
            NT: Sri Lanka
            NT: Taiwan
            NT: Thailand
            NT: Turkey
            NT: Vietnam
Asphalt pavements
            BT: Pavements
Asphalts
            BT: Construction materials
            UF: [Bitumen]
Assessment
            NT: Technology assessment
Assets
            BT: Financial factors
            UF: [Capital]
Astronomy
            NT: Meteors
            NT: Moon
            NT: Mars
            NT: Planets
            RT: Space exploration
Asymmetry
            RT: Symmetry
[Asymptotic expansion]
            Use: Asymptotic series
Asymptotic series
            RT: Mathematics
            UF: [Asymptotic expansion]
Attenuation
            NT: Wave attenuation
Audits
            RT: Inspection
Australia
Austria
            BT: Europe
[Automated Guideway Transit systems]   (A means of mass transit, such as a moving sidewalk or a monorail, used to transport people, usually along a fixed route)
            Use: People movers
Automatic identification systems
            UF: [Automatic vehicle identification]
            UF: [Computer aided vision systems]
            UF: [Pattern recognition systems]
[Automatic vehicle identification]
            Use: Automatic identification systems
Automation
Autoregressive models
            BT: Models
Autoregressive moving average models
            BT: Models
Avalanches
            BT: Natural disasters
            BT: Geohazards
[Avulsion (river)]
            Use: Bed movements
Awards
            NT: ASCE awards & prizes
Axial forces
            BT: Force
Axial loads
            BT: Loads
Axisymmetry
            BT: Symmetry

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