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...

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

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,...

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

Transferring Research Into Practice
Lesson from Japan's Construction Industry: A Report by the Civil Engineering Research Foundation and Japan International Research Task Force (JTF)

Current Programs in American Post-Secondary Wood Design Education
Wood engineering has been a requirement in civil/structural engineering education curricula forcenturies. In 1990, a comprehensive survey was conducted of wood engineering educationprograms...

Book Review: Solar Revolution: The Economic Transformation of the Global Energy Industry by Travis Bradford. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2006

Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) Operation in Wastewater Treatment Plants
Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) Operation Wastewater Treatment Plants instructs readers in the theory, equipment, and practical techniques needed to optimize BNR in varied environments,...

Book Review: Engineering Ethics: An Industrial Perspective by Gail D. Baura. Burlington, Massachusetts: Elsevier Academic Press, 2006

A History of Environmental Engineering in the United States
Environmental engineering is a relatively new name for a type of engineering that began in the United States in the 1830s. Under different names, it continued to evolve to satisfy environmental...

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)...

Measuring Productivity: An Industry Challenge
Is the design and construction industry more productive today than it was a decade ago? Is it matching the achievements in productivity attained by other industries? Are technological...

 

 

 

 

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