An Academic Safety challenge
The civil engineering curriculum in colleges and universities across the United States needs to include information on workplace safety, argued expert panelists during a recent roundtable discussion. Panelists...

Amusement Industry Geotechnics: The Ups and Downs of Roller Coasters, Ferris Wheels, and Zip Lines
Wooden coasters have existed for over a century, steel coasters about the same. For as long as coasters have been around, so have coaster enthusiasts, some of whom purport the concept of negative g’s....

Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution, By Klaus Schwab with Nicholas Davis. Geneva: World Economic Forum, 2018

Findings From a Joint Industry Study on Foundation Fixity of Jackup Units
During the design storm conditions the soil supporting jack-up unit footings may be close to, or at plastic failure. Accordingly, the use of elastic solutions to the problems of foundation...

The Joint Industry Development of a Recommended Practice for the Site Specific Assessment of Mobile Jackup Units
The mobile self-elevating (drilling) unit, or jack-up, has been central to the exploration and development of offshore oil and gas reserves. In recent years there has been an increased...

The Geotechnics of Converting Waste Sites to Renewable Energy Sites

Estimating Representative Geotechnical Properties of Municipal Solid Waste

Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power Is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World By Jeremy Rifkin. New York City: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011

A Vision for Urban Water and Wastewater Management in 2050

Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste
The Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste publishes articles relating to the allied engineering and scientific disciplines involved in the environmental aspects of the management of hazardous,...

Jane Vincent Sworn in as HUD Regional Administrator

Restoration Experts Put Finishing Touches on Leaning Tower of Pisa

Industrial Megaprojects: Concepts, Strategies, and Practices for Success By Edward W. Merrow. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, 2011

Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice
The Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice is a professional, authoritative technical resource that reports on a broad range of topics pertaining to the planning, engineering, design, construction,...

Garbage In, Garbage Out: Solving the Problems with Long-Distance Trash Transport; By Vivian E. Thomson. Charlottesville, Virginia: University of Virginia Press, 2009.

Effects of Climate Change on Mine Waste Disposal in the Arctic

Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction
The Journal accepts papers and articles spanning legal issues and litigation pertaining to all areas of engineering and construction, including contract law and interpretation; professional liability and...

Erratum for Short Takes: Industry Leaders Council Members Named

Book Review Broken Buildings, Busted Budgets: How to Fix America's Trillion-Dollar Construction Industry by Barry B. LePatner. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007

Remediation System Optimization with Alternatives
This work applies the enhanced multi-objective robust genetic algorithm (EMRGA) (Beckford and Chan Hilton, 2004) to Fort Ord's Site OU2 for optimal groundwater remediation under uncertainty....

 

 

 

 

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