Responsibilities of Individual Team Members
Price Pritchett has written a useful, practical, and compact handbook for team members that addresses a great need in the teamwork literature. As he says in Teamwork: The Team Member Handbook...

Team Development Through Feedback
Groups and teams need to be effective in whatever they're doing; they need to achieve their mission or purpose. Just as important, every team or group needs to be seen as...

Shared Leadership in Groups and Teams
The qualities needed for effective leadership have been argued for centuries. Many recent researchers and authors have made significant contributions worth having close at hand on your...

Teams Are the Best Development Vehicles
Any natural team or work group provides an excellent vehicle for learning and cross-training among group members and for development of individual members as well as the organization:...

Project Team Leadership
In the research lab, design office, fabricating shop, or on construction site, it is the project manager (PM) who must pull diverse talents and personalities into a project team. Depending...

Geotechnical Surgery: A Case History

Leadership and Management in Engineering
Leadership and Management in Engineering, a publication of the Committee on Professional Practice, examines contemporary issues and principles of leadership and management. The focus is on understanding...

I-15 Highway Reconstruction - Design-Build: Risk/Reward for Contractor and Challenges for Geotechnical Engineer

Building Techniques of the Anasazi

Moment Resisting Steel Frames—Background to Present Problems

Open Forum on Construction Failures

Application of Water Column Dampers to Control Motions of the Wall Centre, Vancouver
The Wall Centre, a 450 foot tall high-rise tower currently under construction in downtown Vancouver will be the highest building to be constructed in that city. Wind tunnel testing indicated...

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,...

Design of Structure and Damping System to Control Motions of the Park Tower, Chicago
Park Tower, a 67 story condominium/hotel project currently under construction on the Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL, will be the first building in North America in recent times that utilizes...

Historical Sediment Budget Analysis of the Malibu Coastline
Sediment supply to the Malibu coastline has been continually decreasing since development began in the Santa Monica Mountains in the 1880's due to dam construction for irrigation and recreation,...

Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530-99/ ASCE 5-99/TMS 402-99), Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530.1-99/ ASCE 6-99/TMS 602-99), Commentary on Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures, Commentary on Specification for Masonry Structures
Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530-99/ASCE 5-99/TMS 402-99), Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530.1-99/ASCE 6-99/TMS 602-99), Commentary on Building Code...

Examining the Capitol Dome
The dome of the United States Capitol, designed and built from the 1850s to the 1860s, is a masterpiece of 19th-century engineering and construction. The majority of the dome is made of...

Quality in the Constructed Project
A Guide for Owners, Designers, and Constructors
This Second Edition of Quality in the Constructed Project: A Guide for Owners, Designers, and Constructors (ASCE Manual No. 73) provides information...

Design Live Loads for Parking Garages
The objective of this research project is to obtain a better understanding of parking garage live loads and to recommend an appropriate value for design. A load survey was conducted in...

Socioeconomic Land Use and Travel Patterns in Amsterdam
The number of inhabitants in Amsterdam is influenced by various developments such as the move to the suburbs, foreign immigration on the growth of prosperity. Important factors for the...

 

 

 

 

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