From Competitors to Partners
Embracing a competitor as a business partner may be somewhat uncomfortable for small engineering firms—at least initially. There is natural concern about what a fellow team member—who...

A GIS Model for Assessing the Impact of Increased Channel Discharges on Hydraulic Geometry
A GIS model is being developed that can be used to assess the impact of increased channel discharges on the hydraulic geometry of streams in the Powder River (structural) Basin in northeast...

High-Tech Inspection
The Federal Highway Administration's National Bridge Inspection Program requires the states to report the condition of its bridges as determined by visual inspection, and...

Benefits and Value of a Team Approach
Many still equate teamwork simply with feeling good or being the right thing to do. Yet leaders who have made the effort to develop teamwork in their work groups have noticed some interesting...

A Better Image
As new sources of satellite and aerial data emerge, and as imagery processing software becomes cheaper and easier to use, engineers are tapping remote sensing data's potential...

Urban Planning and Development Applications of GIS
Sponsored by the Geographic Information Systems Subcommittee of the Urban Planning and Development Division of ASCE. This report provides the most...

When To Sell
For owners of small firms, deciding to sell the business they've founded or owned can be gut-wrenching. But some owners find it's a good way to transfer ownership...

Prospects and Characteristics of Urban Public Transport in China
This paper describes the policies of urban transport and public transport, the characteristics of land use, and the operation management of state-owned bus companies in Chinese cities....

Socioeconomic Characteristics and Transportation in Berlin
Berlin's future as a site of commerce and services, as a significant goods handling center and as an important focus for commercial relationships, is dependent upon an intact transportation...

Travel Cards in the Year 2000: The Helsinki Region Ushers in the Smart Card Era
Once the travel card system for the Helsinki region is fully implemented, it will be one of the most advanced ticket sales and fare collection systems around. Passengers will carry remote...

Using GIS as an Interface for Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Modeling

The Use of GIS in Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Model Pre- and Post-Processing for Feature-Specific Applications

Beachscape Abstract
The Surfrider Foundation is currently developing a volunteer-based mapping program to document the physical characteristics, land use patterns, pollution sources, public access, erosion,...

Small Firms Check In
Civil Engineering surveyed small business owners and employees to provide baseline information about who these entrepreneurs are, how their...

Wireless Warnings
Formwork failures cause dozens of construction-related deaths per year, but most can be avoided by adequate monitoring. The problem is, most monitors must be hard-wired to a computer on...

Communicating in a Crisis
As professionals following the strictest ethical standards, civil engineers are entrusted with safety and well-being of the public, regardless of the scale or range of their designs. By...

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...

Trenchless Transformation
The Framingham Extension Sewer (FES) was constructed of reinforced-concrete pipe in the mid-1950s as part of the wastewater collection system for the greater Boston area. Age and hydrogen...

Bridge Scour Data Management

Materials for Repair and Rehabilitation of Underground Pipelines

 

 

 

 

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