Consulting Engineering: How Can Manual 45 be Improved?

by Philip G. Hall, (M.ASCE), Vice Pres.; CH2M-Hill, 2200 Powell St., 8th Fl., Emeryville, CA 94608,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-415-3 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-415-3 (ISBN-10), 1984, Soft Cover, Pg. 29

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Conference information: A Session of ASCE Convention | San Francisco, California, United States | October 2, 1984

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


Consulting Engineering: A Guide for the Engagement of Engineering Services (Manual 45) has provided guidance in contract negotiations and selection of consulting engineers for several decades. In preparation for the latest revision, the ASCE Subcommittee on Manual 45 solicited the widest possible input. The authors represent Federal and local agencies, and consulting engineering firms. Comments from representatives of ASCE who have received comments on the strengths and weaknesses of the Manual are also included. Some specific topics of discussion include client relationships, cost guidelines, definition of services, and compensation.

Subject Headings: Consulting services | Professional societies | Terminology and definition | Professional services | Negotiation | Federal government | Contracts and subcontracts


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