When in Rome Do as the Romans: Should the Professional and Business Ethics of American Engineers be a Function of the Country in which They Practice
The importance of maintaining a high standard of ethical principles by corporations and professional engineers in foreign countries is presented. The results of failure to adhere to these...

Stamford's Urban Renewal Project Takes Off
Stamford, Conn. is one of the most fiscally sound cities in the United States. And a key reason is that over the past 13 years, it has become the home of 16 of the nation's...

James Bay Design and Construction Management
The James Bay Energy Corporation is a project management team on a very large scale. The main thrust of its efforts contained economies of scale when acting alone, with contracting to...

Behind the Exodus of Corporate Giants from New York City
A major bulwark of NYC's private sector has been the corporate office complex, composed of the headquarters of many of the U.S's largest corporations and the...

The Impact of Engineering Ethics on the Development of Modern Civil Engineering Practice, 1776-1976
Engineering ethics is a system of values that forms the ground rules by which we practice our profession. These values are determined by ideals, priorities, authority, power, needs, and...

New Institutions for Joint Development
The need for coordination in the development of transportation and land use has long been recognized by professional planners and engineers. Such recognition is now becoming more widespread....

Kinematic Sound Screen: Unique Solution to Highway Noise Abatement
A new noise barrier, known as a kinematic sound screen, that also has see-through properties, has been designed and tested by Engineering Corporation of America. Preliminary tests, conducted...

Structural System—Standard Oil of Indiana Building
The Standard Oil of Indiana building currently under construction in Chicago was designed by the joint venture of Edward Durell Stone and the Perkins and Will Corporations. It is being...

Retirement Plan Study
To determine if ASCE should sponsor a retirement plan for its members, a survey was made of governments, teachers, unions, professional societies, consulting engineers and large industries...

Basic Contemporary Urban Problems
Urban developments have reached a state that calls for all enlightened persons to take a view, not as passive members of a society that evolves without their participation, but as interested...

National Mapping for Urban Areas
The need for topographic mapping with increasing scales and more detail has grown steadily since the inception of the national program. As a result, a mapping scale which began at 1:250,000...

Planning the Flatlands Urban Industrial Park
The Flatlands Urban Industrial Park will be the first publicly sponsored industrial park in the city of New York. The site, occupying 93 acres in Brooklyn, will be reserved for high performance...

Timber Piles and Construction Timbers
Timber Piles and Construction Timber covers a broad range of timber related topics. Results of studies by the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of...

The Valuation of Public Service Corporation Property
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The Valuation of Public Service Corporation Property
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