Examinations for Registration
Registration, mandatory for some engineers and a badge of distinction for others, is the responsibility of all segments of the profession — education, experience, and examination — the...

Capabilities of the Private Engineering Sector for Dam Safety Inspections

Educational Needs for 21st Century Surveyors in Private Practice
Two hundred years after George Washington's retirement from land surveying, the American public can no longer afford to wait for its surveyors to be trained on the job. Assuming and hoping...

Nonassisted Private Suburban Development
Kingwood is a successful 11,000-acre (45 km/FR/US2/TU/TF) privately financed balanced community on the outskirts of Houston, Tex. Master planning consists of residential villages and commercial...

The Professional CM Team Discovers Value Engineering
This paper reviews and summarizes the state-of-the-art of traditional value analysis and value engineering methods as developed and utilized by a number of practitioners and agencies on...

Engineer's Role in Environmental Issues
Oneof the biggest problems encountered by today's civil engineer, whether he is involved in public works or private development, is the lack of support given to many of his projects by...

Integrated Evaluation from a Regional Perspective
Congestion in the Washington area is examined and statistical data on population are reviewed to show the number of people and vehicles in the Washington area. Local governments of the...

Changes in the Private Sector
Some of the environmental and growth limitation legislation is a concern with protecting that last white, middle-class haven — the suburbs. Interactions between the private and public...

Interaction Relationship of Community Development with Government Programs
Engineers operating in the public or private sector are constantly faced with solving problems for which they have probably had no formal training and likely little informal experience....

Environment — 25 Years Ahead
What is the outlook for man's environment in year 2000, just one generation away? Among key factors influencing it will be how responsibly we produce food, extract and use...

Liability of Public and Private Interests on Dams

Responsibility and Liability of Public and Private Interests on Dams
Proceedings of the Engineering Foundation Conference, Responsibility and Liability of Public and Private Interests on Dams, held in Asilomar Conference Center Grounds, Pacific Grove, California,...

Public Versus Client Interests - An Ethical Dilemma for the Engineer
The conflict created by the engineer's responsibility to the public and to the client he serves presents a complex ethical problem. Past performance dictates that the engineer must change...

Model Form of Instructions to Bidders
The Instructions to Bidders is a document used by public or private owners in soliciting bids for construction work to guide prospective bidders in preparing their bids and to prescribe...

Model Form of `Notice to Bidders'
The Notice to Bidders is a document used by public or private owners to notify prospective bidders that bids will be requested for performing specified work. The document contains sufficient...

Optimal Development of Multipurpose Hydro Projects
The Environmental Protection Act has created many complications for any hydroelectric power project. For mixed agency (public and private) developments, there are broad effects resulting...

The Future of Private Engineering Education
A perspective of the current situation of private engineering schools, particularly as regards their financial status and their state of morale, is presented. Some possible causes and...

Pricing in Mass Transportation
The purpose of this paper is first, to review briefly the current pricing policy of urban transportation, and the privately operated bus transit company in the Milwaukee area is examined....

Public Participation in Urban Transit Service
The trend in transit operations is toward public ownership and operation of services. The only questions are: when, how, and how much. The trend in public operations is to establish regional...

The Boundary of the Sovereign
The mean high water mark has for many centuries been the boundary between public and private lands, its origin is based on natural phenomena and law, it is an extremely fair and impartial...

 

 

 

 

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