Book Review: Financial Management for Design Professionals: The Path to Profitability by Steve L. Wintner and Michael Tardif. Chicago: Kaplan AEC Education, 2007

Book Review: Why the Wind Blows: A History of Weather and Global Warning by Matthys Levy, P.E., F.ASCE. Hinesburg, Vermont: Upper Access, Inc., 2007

Book Review: Security Risk Assessment and Management: A Professional Practice Guide for Protecting Buildings and Infrastructure by Betty E. Biringer, Rudolph V. Matalucci, and Sharon L. O'Connor. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007

Book Review: People and Culture in Construction: A Reader edited by Andrew Dainty, Stuart Green, and Barbara Bagilhole. New York City: W.W. Norton & Company, 2007

Book Review: Managing Water: Avoiding Crisis in California by Dorothy Green. Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 2007

Structures Congress 2007
The Congress' technical program was designed with the practicing structural engineer in mind while maintaining a rigorous standard for the academic presentations. Topics include:...

Preparation of a Geotechnical Baseline Report
This section discusses the preparation of a geotechnical baseline report. Topics include organization and content, writing the GBR, wording suggestions, and consistency and compatibility....

Hydrosystems Engineering Uncertainty Analysis
Focusing on issues of civic interest, this comprehensive practice manual teaches the application of uncertainty analysis for more sustainable hydrosystem design and management. Created...

Structural Condition Assessment
In Structural Condition Assessment, editor-in-chief Robert Ratay gathers together the leading people in the field to produce the first unified resource on all aspects of structural condition...

Infrastructure Planning Handbook
Planning, Engineering, and Economics
The book covers the concepts, methods, and management skills necessary to plan and maintain infrastructure. Topics include major infrastructure projects in context; master planning; infrastructure...

Characterization of Particle Class Sizes Associated with Indicator Organisms in Stormwater
The presence of pathogen indicators is the leading cause of water body impairment in the United States, accounting for over 15% of the waters currently requiring TMDL development (USEPA,...

Characterization of Interaction of Surface Water and Groundwater in the El Paso Lower Valley of Texas
El Paso is located in the Chihuahua desert and prone to long periods of extreme drought. With the river drought, regional irrigation districts only received 34% and 38%of a full water...

Drinking Water Distribution Systems: A Dual-Use Vision for Implementing an Environmental Observatory for an Engineered System
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7, has been tasked as the lead federal agency in protecting water infrastructure in the U.S....

Geotechnical Challenges in the Design and Construction of Petronas Towers

Foundations for the World Financial Center in New York City

The Alaskan Way Viaduct Project: An Example of Geologic and Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Practice in the Pacific Northwest

Book Review: Water Resource Economics: The Analysis of Scarcity, Policies, and Projects by Ronald C. Griffin. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2006

Emergency Preparedness
This section provides a brief summary of the emergency preparedness plans for Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana....

Highway Bridges Performance and Repair
This chapter covers highway bridges performance and repair. Bridges in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama are discussed....

Rerouting and Traffic Demands
This chapter examines rerouting and traffic demands in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama....

 

 

 

 

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