Riding the Technology Wave
Computer hardware and software is getting faster, more powerful and more affordable. At the same time, the way in which engineers use the equipment is varying. Identifying costs and benefits...

Salvaging Streams
A public/private partnership between engineers and local agencies restored a suburban stream in Henrico County, Va., using bioengineering. Aided greatly by a volunteer workforce, the partnership...

The Foreign Office: Managing Multinationals
This chapter discusses the management of multinational employees working out of the foreign office....

Benefits and Costs Associated with Flood Mitigation in the United States

The FEMA Program of Seismic Safety of Buildings

Sustainability, Risk and Decisions

Alignment of Costs and Beneficiaries During Relicensing

Integrated Pumped Storage and Water Supply Operations

Evaluating and Improving Flow Duration Analysis Method to Determine Headwater Benefits

Addressing the Costs of Public Benefits: Ensuring a Place for Hydroelectric Power in a Restructured Competitive Electric Industry

Design-Build & Co.: A Brave New World
There are many inherent risks in overseas work. These are made greater by current project delivery methods, such as design/build operate transfer, and build own operate transfer. The author...

Optimal Fiber Optics
Fiber optics, which played a crucial role in reinventing the telecommunications industry, have historically been noted for their potential in other facets of science and technology. Yet,...

Opportunities and Challenges Facing Underground Construction

The Future of the Mechanical Construction Industry

Proper Placement of Personnel

Build a Better Construction Company by Effectively Applying Continuous Process Improvement

Salting: Construction Unions' Attack on Nonunion Contractors

Fundamental Concept of Evaluation of a Project for Infrastructure Development in Japan

Quality--A Capital Idea! One Organization's Journey to Excellence

Will the Real ISO 14001 Please Stand Up
The importance of ISO 14001 as a management tool, market entry credential, or public and regulatory relations vehicle is different depending on your company, industry, regulatory jurisdiction...





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