Newsletters That Deliver
A newsletter consultant and business manager for a small engineering firm explains how to create an effective newsletter for new and potential clients. Among the necessary steps are establishing...

Sustainability Criteria for Water Resource Systems
This committee report, Sustainability Criteria for Water Resource Systems, addresses the need and challenge to reexamine our approaches to...

The New Environment for Consolidation
Environmental consulting firms are planning more acquisitions–and to acquire more companies each time they do–in 1998 than in previous years. This finding, from an exclusive survey by...

How to Succeed in Business...
As civil engineering continues to evolve as a profession, consulting engineers must continually re-invent their businesses and their practices. In this article, consulting engineers talk...

Discovering Your Niche
Small consulting engineering firms often find themselves working on multiple projects and heading in no clear direction, and eventually quality begins to suffer. The solution is to concentrate...

Critical Research Need: Behavior and Performance of New and Existing Wood Structures

Evaluation Findings of Bondade CU-31 Bonding Solution
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center. The report describes a HITEC evaluation of Bondade...

Consulting Engineering
A Guide for the Engagement of Engineering Services
Consulting Engineering: A Guide for the Engagement of Engineering Services (Manual 45), is a comprehensive revision of the previous edition...

Vessel Traffic Service Systems as Government-Private Sector Partnerships

Proposal for Standardization of Safety Integrity Target Figures for System Elements of Automated People Movers

The Design of the Automated Operation System for the Paris METEOR Line

A Merger Manual
Mergers and acquisition business deals continue to proliferate in the consulting engineer and construction industry. There are many important issues on both sides of the table, and the...

A Stockholder's Story
A former partner in an engineering consulting firm tells about what happens when a firm goes public. His view is that while it benefitted financially, the firm changed for the worse. The...

Out of Sight, Out of Time
A 10-year grace period for complying with an EPA regulation mandating that all underground storage tanks have spill, overfill and corrosion protection runs out on December 22, 1998. Hundreds...

Seismic Guidelines for Ports
Seismic Guidelines for Ports was prepared by the Ports Committee of the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of the American...

Time-Dependent Reliability and Hazard Function Development for Navigation Structures in the Ohio River Mainstream System Study

Long-Life Asphalt Concrete Pavement Test Program at John F. Kennedy Airport

All Decked Out
After 50 years of wear, the deck of New York City's Williamsburg Bridge was buckling and badly in need of replacement. In 1994, consultants recommended replacing the deck...

External Corrosion Control of Water Mains to Maximize Operating Life

Rehabilitation of 183 cm PCCP with Steel Plate Liners

 

 

 

 

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