Peer Review: Old Concept in New Situations
In the past, clients treated their engineering consultants as the fallible human beings they are. No longer is this true. Today there is more pressure, by clients and courts, for error-free...

Future CTOL Aircraft Characteristics
The Airport Facilities Branch, Canadian Air Transportation Administration, Transport Canada, commissioned this study to update aircraft characteristics. The aircraft characteristics documented...

Third SSRC Design Guide, with Column Design Applications
The 3rd edition of the Structural Stability Research Council Guide to Stability Design Criteria for Metal Structures (formerly the Column...

Adequacy of Dredging Methods and Equipment in the United States for Maintenance of Navigable Waters
The Task Committee reviewed the dredging fleet in the United States (both Federally and privately owned) to determine its usage rate and adequacy. Basic information and needs such as type...

Review of Technical Session on Surveying and Mapping Research
This paper presents the questions and answers from a Technical Session of Surveying and Mapping Research at an ASCE meeting in Denver, Colorado, 1975. The following edited question-and...

Consultants Reviewing Plans of Other Consultants in Fairfax County, Va.; Landslides Greatly Reduced
Virginia's Fairfax County has been one of the nation's faster growing, thanks to its proximity to the nation's capital. But terrain is hilly, and...

Action Program for Elimination of Unethical Practices in the Engagement of Professional Services
Specific recommendations for eliminating unethical practices include: (1) The Board of Direction, with the assistance of Staff, should assign each of the specific problems to appropriate...

Civil Engineers in Urban Planning, Fifty Years of Accomplishment, 1923-1973
To commemorate its 50th anniversary, ASCE's Urban Planning and Development Division reviews and documents its record of activity and accomplishment. The objective is to stimulate...

Modern Design of Concrete Pavements
Traffic studies on modern pavements and stress analysis with influence charts show that the critical stress location has changed from outside edges and corners to transverse joint edges....

TVA's Air Quality Management Program
This article reviews the TVA air quality control and studies program since 1950 when the first large coal-burning steam-electric generation station was authorized. It identifies the principal...

Horizontal Movements Related to Subsidence
A review of many documented field examples shows that horizontal surface movements often accompany vertical subsidence and that, although these movements may result from a wide variety...

AITC Timber Construction Manual
The purpose, development, and contents of the Timber Construction Manual, prepared by the American Institute of Timber Construction, are evaluated. The First Edition of the Timber Construction...

 

 

 

 

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