The Elements of Academic Research

by Richard H. McCuen, Prof. of Civil Engineering; Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-7844-0171-2 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0171-3 (ISBN-10), 1996, Soft Cover, Pg. v, 286
23 cm
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


Students and graduate students who are beginning to do research often have many difficult questions and concerns. This book is designed to give a comprehensive, reader-friendly overview of all the key aspects of conducting and presenting research. It includes chapters on topic selection, time management, using the information highway, getting your research published, and more. Humorous, research-related illustrations enhance the text. Students, as well as the faculty who work with them, will find this book to be an invaluable research tool.

Subject Headings: Students | Information management | Highway and road management | Scheduling | Graduate study | Faculty | Engineering education


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