Professional Associations Offer Design Resources for Civil Engineers

by Ben Northcutt,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water


A civil engineer is trained academically and professionally to meet the challenges and solve the problems of ever expanding world populations. With an increased demand for civil engineers to address environmentally oriented issues, locating appropriate design resources for these newer problems may be difficult at times. With the rise of specialized environmental fields such as erosion control, civil engineers are being called upon more and more to solve problems for which they may have limited training or education.

Subject Headings: Professional societies | Environmental issues | Engineering education | Colleges and universities | Sustainable development | Training | Erosion | Sediment

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