Geosynthetic Materials Help Build Optimized Infrastructure
In recent years, the world has begun to realize the negative impacts that limited infrastructure can have on economic growth and the well-being of humankind. Our infrastructure challenges...

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with Heidi Hamilton, P.E., M.ASCE, on engineering leadership in the public sector

Preliminary Geotechnical Considerations
In the planning phase of the project, a preliminary geotechnical investigation should be performed to identify the general subsurface conditions and any special subsurface conditions....

Detailed Site Investigations
This section addresses site investigation issues that are important for detailed design and construction of microtunneling projects. These site investigations include the following: Geotechnical...

Contract Documents
As with any civil works project, the bid and contract documents prepared by the owner and the engineer should provide the contractor with the necessary information to prepare bids, to...

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...

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with Greer Gillis, P.E., on attracting and retaining underrepresented groups in engineering

As the Recession Winds Down

As I See It: Enhancing Geotechnical Practice in Support of Performance-Based Design at Ports

Lessons Learned from Geo-Legends: George J. Tamaro, PE, F.ASCE, Hon.M.ASCE, NAE

As I See It: Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance – Turning Disaster into Knowledge

Dry Dams and the Dayton Flood of 1913: The Origins of Integrated Systems Engineering Concepts
This article examines the history of integrated flood protection with particular focus on the 1913 Dayton Flood....

What's New in Geo? – Sustainable Biogeotechnics
Biogeotechnics will likely become part of mainstream geotechnical engineering in the future....

Small Projects are Big Deals
Geotechnical engineers work on a wide array of projects, ranging from small retaining walls or pavement projects, to construction of dams, canals, and foundations for bridges and high-rise...

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...

Geotechnical Risk Management: The Five Non-Technical Topics that are Crucial for the Successful Practice of Geotechnical Engineering
It is fair to state that the aspects of civil design and construction referred to as geotechnical engineering can be characterized as inherently risky. Geologic processes are complex,...

The Trouble with STEM

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with Matt Barcus on new marketing and branding strategies for civil engineering.

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with Dave Francis on performance appraisals in engineering

Hawai'ian Plant Produces Power From Ocean Heat

 

 

 

 

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