The Evolution of a Technology

State of the Art: Rock Tunneling
In the past twenty years, improvements have been made in the quality of geotechnical information on tunnel projects. Even with good exploratory information, it remains difficult to predict...

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 1983
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 148, 1983 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal papers and technical notes,...

ASCE Official Register 1984
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...

The Night the Computer Stole the Engineer's Brain
The computer was supposed to be the engineer's servant. But somehow he'd become the robot-like slave of the computer, doing little more than feeding in input...

Powerhouse
The Grand Coulee Third Powerplant Project, an extension of the Grand Coulee Dam in northeastern Washington State, has been given a 1983 ASCE OCEA Award of Merit. Located on the Columbia...

Group Action in Offshore Piles

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 1982
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 147,1982 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal papers and technical notes, Civil...

ASCE Official Register 1983
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...

The LOOP Project: Taking the Ship to the Port
(1981 OCEA Award Winner.) LOOP—the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port—is a $700 million, multi-faceted project for the unloading of oil directly from...

The San Diego Trolley
(1981 OCEA Special Achievement Award in Cost-Effective Public Transit.) The 16-mile long San Diego Trolley system, a light-rail transit project...

Water Pollution Control Plant Upgraded to Meet EPA Regs
An Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award Nominee, Philadelphia's Southwest Water Pollution Control Plant, has a $300 million addition which nearly doubled plant...

Stimulating Creativity in the Civil Engineering Profession
A major activity missing from both civil engineering education and practice are means for stimulating creativity. Ideas for boosting creativity in the profession and discussed here are:...

ASCE Official Register 1982
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...

ASCE Official Register 1981
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...

Improving the Civil Engineering Profession: Essay Contest Winners
In the October, 1980 issue, Civil Engineering—ASCE announced an essay contest on the following questions: How can the civil engineering profession be improved? How can civil engineering...

Stop the World-- I Want to Get Off!
The essays that won first and third prizes in the 1981 Essay Contest are presented. The first-prize essay, by John Huston, is entitled Stop the world — I want to get off. It is a satire...

ASCE Official Register 1980
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 1980
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 145,1980 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal papers and technical notes, Civil...

Concrete Microwave Tower is Award Winner
A microwave tower in Florida was built of cast-in-place concrete instead of steel, because: (1)Concrete was considered more esthetic than steel; and (2)concrete was more resistant than...

 

 

 

 

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