Embracing Disruption
The benefits of strategically embracing technology research and development within architecture, engineering, or construction companies’ business models are varied. But at its core, doing so can enable...

ASCE Official Register 2018
The OFFICIAL REGISTER is published annually to provide ready access to governing documents, statistics, and general information about ASCE for leadership, members, and staff. It includes the ASCE constitution,...

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2016
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 181, 2016 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal and periodical papers and technical notes, Civil Engineering - ASCE feature...

ASCE Official Register 2017
The OFFICIAL REGISTER is published annually to provide ready access to governing documents, statistics, and general information about ASCE for leadership, members, and staff. It includes the ASCE constitution,...

The Case for Tolerable Risk Guidelines to Manage Flood Risk: Nature Bats Last
Since ancient times, people have used levees to reduce flood risk. We have built over 30,000 miles of levees in the U.S., largely on the belief that levies will unconditionally protect people who live...

Tailings Dam Engineer of Record (EoR): There's Nothing Conventional About It
Engineer of Record (EoR) is a simple and resolute concept that's applied throughout the western world for civil works construction. It's a term that fits in a nice neat box; it represents a single person...

Automated Vibration Monitoring for Construction Applications: A Retrospective and Current Practice or… Everything Is so Much Easier Now!
My career in vibration monitoring (VM) began in the late 1980s. At that time, the state of the practice was primarily focused on blasting operations, which was driven by a boom in highway construction...

ASCE Official Register 2016
The OFFICIAL REGISTER is published annually to provide ready access to governing documents, statistics, and general information about ASCE for leadership, members, and staff. It includes the ASCE constitution,...

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2015
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 180, 2015 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal and periodical papers and technical notes, Civil Engineering - ASCE feature...

Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering: What Can It Do for You?
There's been a lot of talk, and some confusion, lately about performance-based earthquake engineering (PBEE). Many geotechnical engineers wonder -- what is it, how does it differ from what I've been doing,...

The Leaning Towers of Wilmington, Delaware: Emergency Response and Retrofit of the I-495 Viaduct to Address Lateral Squeeze
On a sunny, summer afternoon last June, the project manager for AECOM's open-end bridge design contract with the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) received an...

ASCE Official Register 2015
The OFFICIAL REGISTER is published annually to provide ready access to governing documents, statistics, and general information about ASCE for leadership, members, and staff. It includes...

Introduction
Many institutions and private industry organizations have prepared guidance documents with the latest scientific and engineering information on proper design, installation, maintenance,...

Commentary
This Commentary is not a part of the ASCE Standard. It is included for informational purposes only. This information is provided as explanatory and supplementary material designed to...

Pipe Characteristics
Microtunneling pipe should meet the following general requirements: Circular shape with a flush outside surface (including at the joints); Strength sufficient to withstand both the installation...

Pipe Design
The pipes and joints, once installed, must be capable of safely withstanding, for the project design life, all in-use service loads, including those associated with the following factors:...

Instrumentation and Monitoring
A detailed plan for monitoring possible ground surface movements caused by the microtunneling operations should be prepared. The plan is typically prepared by the engineer in consultation...

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2014
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 179, 2014 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal and periodical papers and technical notes, Civil Engineering - ASCE feature...

Conduct of Operational Hail Suppression Projects
Those conducting hail suppression operations should be vigilant and always prepared to react when potential hailstorms begin to develop. In this chapter, some guidance is provided for...

ASCE Official Register 2014
The OFFICIAL REGISTER is published annually to provide ready access to governing documents, statistics, and general information about ASCE for leadership, members, and staff. It includes...

 

 

 

 

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