Water Quality Aspects of Irrigation and Drainage: Past History and Future Challenges for Civil Engineers
This paper presents a brief history of irrigation and drainage related to ASCE activities on its Jubilee. This paper discussed legislation and policies that affect irrigation and drainage...

1852–2002: 150 Years of Civil Engineering in the United States of America
On the 150th anniversary of the founding of the American Society of Civil Engineers it is important to review the growth of the profession and the...

ASCE History and Heritage Programs
Concerned that neither the general public nor civil engineers themselves were fully appreciative of the contributions of civil engineers to the development and standard of living of the...

Surveying and Mapping: History, Current Status, and Future Projections
Since the founding of ASCE in 1852, remarkable changes have occurred in all areas of civil engineering practice, including surveying and mapping. Instruments employed in surveying and...

Development of Transportation Engineering Research, Education, and Practice in a Changing Civil Engineering World
Transportation has been one of the essential areas within civil engineering since its early days. In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of ASCE, this paper presents a review of developments...

How Should the U.S. and Mexico Manage Their Transboundary Water Quality?
The purpose of this workshop is to discuss with ASCE members the progress in developing a Standards document and Management Plan document associated with water quality management across...

Overall EWRI/ASCE Standards Process
The American Society of Civil Engineers is an ANSI-accredited standards development organization (SDO) and as such develops consensus-based standards in a wide-range of technical areas...

Design Loads
This chapter discusses the types of loadings that should be considered when designing overhead power lines utilizing fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) poles. For infrastructure applications...

Examples
In this chapter, twelve examples illustrate how wind loads are determined using the simplified and analytical procedures described in ASCE 7-02. These examples provide guidance to the...

Model Water Sharing Agreements for the Twenty-First Century
Sponsored by the Task Committee for the Shared Use of Transboundary Water Resources of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute and the Laws and Institutions Committee of ASCE....

Me, Myself and Infrastructure
Private Lives and Public Works in America
Companion guide to the ASCE 150th Anniversary museum exhibit. This book is a consumer's-eye view of infrastructure—the technological networks...

Dissecting the Collapses
The September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center horrified the civilized world. An estimated 2,830 human lives were extinguished by these attacks. In the aftermath of the events,...

The Education of Gerry Schwartz
During a career spanning more than three decades, ASCE's current president, H. Gerard Schwartz, Jr., has learned that the true measure of success is service to one's...

Policy Statement 465: Why We Must Raise the Bar
Members of ASCE's Task Committee on the First Professional Degree describe the motivation behind the board of direction's adoption of Policy Statement 465, which...

Update of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No.74 Guidelines for Electrical Transmission Line Structural Loads
For many months there has been doubt that the latest version of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 74. Guidelines for Electrical Transmission Line Structural Loading,...

Raising the Bar - 345kV Uprating
The paper presents solutions to increasing the transfer capacity (book rating) of two critical 345kV tie lines. Described are computer modeling techniques using laser survey data coupled...

History of ASCE's Hydrology Handbook

Re-Publication of Important Documents of the ASCE Urban Water Resources Research Council

Progressive Wisdom
Experts in various disciplines of the profession consider lessons engineers learned in the later half of the 20th century and the ways in which this progression has benefited society at...

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2001
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 166, 2001 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal and periodical papers and technical notes, Civil Engineering - ASCE feature...

 

 

 

 

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