Building on Hudson Yards In Section: Megaproject Geotechnics: Can a Megaproject Be Big Enough to Change a Building Code?
As a young geotechnical consulting engineer working in New York City, I was always curious as to why the city’s building code prescribed a maximum allowable rock-socket skin-friction value of 200 psi for...

Strategies for Building and Sustaining a Successful Engineering and Consulting Company
This third article in the Business of Geotechnics series addresses stragegies for building and sustaining an engineering and consulting (E&C) company that employs geoprofessionals....

Maximize our Value By Being Active Consultants

Scientists and Swindlers: Consulting on Coal and Oil in America, 1820–1890 By Paul Lucier. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press

Structural Condition Assessment
In Structural Condition Assessment, editor-in-chief Robert Ratay gathers together the leading people in the field to produce the first unified resource on all aspects of structural condition...

Tools for the Future: Sourcing Engineering Services to Developing Countries

How to Work Effectively with Consulting Engineers
Getting the Best Project at the Right Price for Your Public Constituents
This manual is a comprehensive revision of the previous edition that addresses the procurement of engineering services for a quality project. It outlines the functions of the consulting...

Predicted Service Life of Armor Stone: A Case History
Laboratory testing for determination of true rock quality in terms of expected performance is not clear-cut, may be misleading, and requires extensive interpretation by an expert. This...

Leadership Profile - The Geo-Leader: Dr. Rudy Bonaparte: Engineer, Businessman, and President, Geosyntec Consultants

Bell's Bridge Rehabilitation
Bell's Bridge carries Tidewater Drive, a major urban arterial in the City of Norfolk, Virginia, over Wayne Creek, a tributary of the Lafayette River. During a routine inspection in 1995,...

Update of Serviceability Design Considerations for Low-Rise Steel Buildings
In 1990, the American Institute of Steel Construction published Servicability Design Considerations for Low-Rise Buildings by James M. Fisher and Michael A. West. This document was published...

Engineering Your Future
The Non-Technical Side of Professional Practice in Engineering and Other Technical Fields
This book is an essential career tool for engineering and technical students or young professionals. Walesh, drawing from his 35 years of experience, provides valuable advice and instruction...

Socioeconomic and Travel Characteristics of Chicago
This paper discusses the socioeconomic, land use and travel patterns of the Chicago area as they relate to the provision and use of public transportation. The purpose of the paper is to...

Innovative Seismic Strengthening: Meeting the Client's Needs

Cold In-Place Asphalt Recycling Performance Review

Management of Technology and Regulatory Requirements in Civil Engineering Systems by Risk Analysis: Design Life vs Technological Life

Design of an Isolated Steel Bridge for Serviceability

Concept of Ensuring the Serviceability of the Roadbed of the Berkakit-Tommot-Yakutsk Railway on Sections of Very Icy Permafrost

Seismic Guidelines for Ports
Seismic Guidelines for Ports was prepared by the Ports Committee of the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of the American...

External Corrosion Control of Water Mains to Maximize Operating Life

 

 

 

 

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