Avoiding Overload
Working for yourself can bring a rewarding sense of independence, but it can also be hectic as you try to be all things to all people. Engineers who start their own companies often find...

Traffic-Calming Basics
The use of traffic calming measures, such as speed humps, traffic circles, and lane narrowings, is becoming more popular in the United States as a way to reduce vehicle speed and traffic...

Deep Foundations In the Future (Available in Geo-Environmental Special Issue only)
The design and construction of deep foundations has gone from an art form to a scientifically based engineering practice. Research in this field has improved over the past century and...

Succession Planning Pays Off
If your company hasn't yet put a plan in place to transition from its current ownership and leadership to the next generation, now is the time to start. When planning to offer...

Designing a Web Site
With the advent of prepackaged software programs that practically set up a Web site by themselves, small engineering firms may assume that designing and operating a Web site is a snap....

Walled In (Available in Geo-Environmental Special Issue only)
For more than 50 years manufacturing plants adjacent to the northeast bank of a midwestern creek produced asbestos-reinforced construction materials. When manufacturing at the plants ceased...

NAVSTAR Global Positioning System Surveying
Technical Engineering and Design Guides, as adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 28. This manual provides technical specifications and...

Return of the Master Builder
As projects become more complex and clients demand streamlined design and construction approaches, more consulting companies are attempting to add hard-dollar construction to their scope....

Open Forum on Construction Failures

Soil Sampling
This manual addresses the principles, equipment, procedures, limitations for obtaining, handling, and preserving soil samples for geotechical investigations in support of civil and military...

Evaluation Findings of the Mirolux Plus 30 Pavement Marking Retroreflectometer
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF service center. This report presents the results of a detailed evaluation...

Evaluation Findings of the MX 30 Pavement Marking Retroreflectometer
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF service center. This report presents the results of a detailed evaluation...

Evaluation Findings of the LTL 2000 Pavement Marking Retroreflectometer
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF service center. This report presents the results of a detailed evaluation...

Evaluation Findings of the Laserlux Mobile Pavement Marking Retroreflectometer
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF service center. This report presents the results of a detailed evaluation...

Evaluation Findings of the Mechatronic FRT01 Pavement Marking Retroreflectometer
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF service center. This report presents the results of a detailed evaluation...

Evaluation Findings of the ECODYN Mobile Pavement Marking Retroreflectometer
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF service center. This report presents the results of a detailed evaluation...

Double Domed (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
A 45,000-seat soccer stadium under construction in La Plata, Argentina, takes domed roof design to the next level. A Tenstar dome, first used in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, consists of...

Branching Out (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
The Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany is currently undergoing its biggest construction project to date: a $200 million, five-story addition. Close and productive collaboration between the...

Two-in-One Tunnel
Engineers are converting the 2.6 mi (4.2 km) Anton Anderson Railroad Tunnel that connects the isolated town of Whittier, Alaska, to the rest of the state into a combination highway-railroad...

Control of Wind Response of the Trump World Tower
The Trump World Tower is a luxury residential building located on 1st Ave. and 48th St. in New York City,...

 

 

 

 

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