A New Identity
By repairing and relocating steel trusses, replacing deteriorating approach spans, and replacing what, at the time of its construction, was regarded as a daring concrete truss, engineers...

Geotechnical Aspects of Homeland Defense

Soils Magic: Bring Some Excitement to Civil Engineering Education

When Your Site Doesn't Obey the Rules: Geotechnical Problems in Karst

Power Shift
Engineers designing a Manhattan skyscraper with offices in the lower floors and residences in the upper found that they had to employ several unusual methods to accommodate client needs....

Selected Readings on Sustainable Engineering Practice
This chapter provides a broad spectrum of examples, which describe how sustainability principles are being integrated and applied in engineering education, research, and practice....

Main Conclusions and Recommendations
This section briefly comments on main conclusions and recommendations for engineering assessments of long-span bridges....

Subsequent Actions for Capturing, Improving, and Securing Performance
This section briefly comments on the need for follow-up engineering assessment work and coordination in order to achieve the needed accomplishments of capturing the long-span bridge performance...

Are You Doing Your Bit Towards Sustainability in Geo-Engineering? If Not, Why Not?

Challenges Facing Graduate Education in Geotechnical Engineering

A History of Environmental Engineering in the United States
Environmental engineering is a relatively new name for a type of engineering that began in the United States in the 1830s. Under different names, it continued to evolve to satisfy environmental...

Structural Expression in Wind Sensitive Structures
Architectural details can impact both the local cladding pressures on a structure as well as the overall structural response. Figure 1 shows a pair of roof corner vortices on the upper...

Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge for the 21st Century
Preparing the Civil Engineer for the Future
This landmark report outlines broader knowledge, skills and attitudes to be required for future civil engineers. It represents the first-known effort by an engineering discipline to redefine...

The Integrated Asset Management Paradigm for Highway Transportation Infrastructure
During the past few decades, the legislature, federal transportation officials, the transportation engineering community and the public in general became aware of the necessity to leverage...

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2003
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 168, 2003 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal and periodical papers and technical notes, Civil Engineering - ASCE feature...

Independent Research Assessment of Project Management Factors Affecting Department of Energy Project Success
Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy by the Civil Engineering Research Foundation. This report presents the findings of a research study to improve...

Some Historical and Future Aspects of Engineering
This paper considers some historical aspects of engineering mechanics with emphasis on the long historical development of mechanics from the evolution of mathematics and tool-making before...

What Is Hydraulic Engineering?
This paper, written to mark ASCE's 150th anniversary, traces the role of hydraulic engineering from early or mid-twentieth-century to the beginning of the twenty-first century....

ASCE History and Heritage Programs
Concerned that neither the general public nor civil engineers themselves were fully appreciative of the contributions of civil engineers to the development and standard of living of the...

Special Structures: Past, Present, and Future
Special structures are landmarks and testimonials to the achievements of the structural engineering profession. They are true three-dimensional...

 

 

 

 

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