Award for an A-Frame
The Waddell A-frame truss bridge that now stands in Parkville, Mo. was neither the longest, largest nor most all-encompassing civil engineering project of 1988. But the story behind the...

Contracting for Quality Facilities
Currently, Department of Defense (DoD) contracting for facilities is done almost exclusively with sealed-bid solicitations, low-bid awards, and firm-fixed-price (FFP) contracts. Quality...

First Roebling Lecture—1989

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 1988
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 153, 1988 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal papers and technical notes,...

ASCE Official Register 1989
The OFFICIAL REGISTER is published annually to provide ready access to governing documents, statistics, and general information about ASCE for leadership, members, and staff. It includes...

Geologic Characterization of Seismic Sources, Moving into the 1990s

A New Lake and a Beautiful Bridge
The two 1988 OCEA awards of merit are the Great Salt Lake west desert pumping project and the Sunshine Skyway near Tampa, FL. Both projects were constructed fairly quickly. The pumping...

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 1987
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 152, 1987 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal papers and technical notes,...

ASCE Official Register 1988
The OFFICIAL REGISTER is published annually to provide ready access to governing documents, statistics, and general information about ASCE for leadership, members, and staff. It includes...

Rehabilitation of a High Specific Speed Francis Turbine
An upgrade of two (2) 4. 06 meter diameter high specific speed Francis turbines is now in progress. These machines were originally installed by Allis-Chalmers in the 1920's...

The Briny Deep Comes Ashore
Amusement park attractions are not all fun and games. More than 10 years of planning by dozens of firms went into the Living Seas Pavilion at Walt Disney's Epcot Center. The...

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 1986
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 151, 1986 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal papers and technical notes,...

ASCE Official Register 1986
The OFFICIAL REGISTER is published annually to provide ready access to governing documents, statistics, and general information about ASCE for leadership, members, and staff. It includes...

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 1985
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 150, 1985 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal papers and technical notes,...

The Charles River Project
The Charles River Project received the 1984 Presidential Award for Design Excellence in Architecture, Engineering, and Urban Planning. Sited between Charlestown and Boston's...

Quality Control: A Neglected Factor
Quality in construction is too important to leave to chance. A project quality control plan would begin by incorporating testing and inspecting requirements into the specifications. Engineers...

A Space Age Test Center
The Air Force's Aeropropulsion System Test Facility (ASTF) is the most expensive project the Air Force has ever built. Its massive heaters, coolers and compressors will treat...

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 1984
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 149, 1984 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal papers and technical notes,...

ASCE Official Register 1985
The OFFICIAL REGISTER is published annually to provide ready access to governing documents, statistics, and general information about ASCE for leadership, members, and staff. It includes...

Should the Computer be Registered?
The 1984 Daniel Mead Prize for Associate Members chose as its topic Should the Computer be Registered? and the winning paper discusses this humorously with a dialogue between a minicomputer...

 

 

 

 

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