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...

Geotechnical Aspects of Homeland Defense

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

Soils Magic: Bring Some Excitement to Civil Engineering Education

Challenges Facing Graduate Education in Geotechnical Engineering

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

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....

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....

State of the Art of Structural Engineering
The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the developments in structural engineering that took place during the past century. This overview includes: (1) some of the major...

Development of Transportation Engineering Research, Education, and Practice in a Changing Civil Engineering World
Transportation has been one of the essential areas within civil engineering since its early days. In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of ASCE, this paper presents a review of developments...

Forensics and Case Studies in Civil Engineering Education: State of the Art
This paper reviews the state of the art in the use of forensic engineering and failure case studies in civil engineering education. The study of engineering failures can offer students...

Role of ASCE in the Advancement of Computing in Civil Engineering
Computing has emerged as a major focus area in civil engineering, just as it has in other disciplines. This paper examines the role of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in...

Engineering, Design and Construction of Lunar Bases
How do we begin to expand our civilization to the Moon? What are the technical issues that infrastructural engineers, in particular, must address? This paper has the goal of introducing...

Developing a Long Term BMP Sampling Program - Initial Results from the Villanova Stormwater Urban Partnership
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has teamed up with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to create a directed studies and long term research center...

Frozen Ground Engineering
This new edition gives a peerless presentation of soil mechanics for frozen ground conditions and a variety of frozen ground support systems used on construction project worldwide. An...

A Realistic Vision for the Future of IT in Civil Engineering and a Plan for Achieving It
In October 2001, a group of experts from the capital projects industry met in San Antonio, Texas to begin development of a comprehensive technology research and development (R&D)...

The Role of Pavement Mechanics in the Future of Pavement Design, Construction, Performance, and Management - Opening Address

Book Review: Energy Efficient Buildings: Architecture, Engineering, and Environment by Dean Hawkins and Wayne Foster. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2002

Book Review: Innovations in Concrete by David Bennett. London: Thomas Telford Books, 2002

 

 

 

 

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