Book Review: Human Resources Management in Construction Projects: Strategic and Operational Approaches by Martin Loosemore, Andrew Dainty, and Helen Lingard. New York: Spon Press, 2003

Book Review: Building Down Barriers: A Guide to Construction Best Practice by Clive Thomas Cain. New York City: Spon Press, 2003

Book Review: Refabricating Architecture: How Manufacturing Methodologies Are Poised to Transform Building Construction by Stephen Kieran and James Timberlake. New York City: McGraw-Hill, 2004

Book Review: Introduction to Engineering Construction Inspection by Edward R. Fisk and Randy R. Rapp. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004

Book Review: The New Transit Town: Best Practices in Transit-Oriented Development; Refabricating Architecture: How Manufacturing Methodologies Are Poised to Transform Building Construction; Neville on Concrete: An Examination of Issues in Concrete Practice; and Giant telescopes: Astronomical Ambition and the Promise of Technology

Evaluation of Anchor Wall Systems' Landmark Reinforced Soil Wall System
With T.C. Mirafi's Miragrid & Miratex Geogrid Reinforcement —Final Report
This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capability and limitations of the Landmark/Mirafi System for use as a technically viable precast MSE retaining...

Water Treatment Plant Design
Let a team of water treatment plant design experts . with contributions from more than 30 international authorities -- give you comprehensive guidance on modernizing existing water treatment...

Independent Research Assessment of Project Management Factors Affecting Department of Energy Project Success
Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy by the Civil Engineering Research Foundation. This report presents the findings of a research study to improve...

Past and Future of Construction Equipment—Part IV
The development of construction equipment has followed the major changes in global transportation. In 1420, Giovanni Fontana was dreaming of and diagramming dredging machines. Development...

Engineering, Design and Construction of Lunar Bases
How do we begin to expand our civilization to the Moon? What are the technical issues that infrastructural engineers, in particular, must address? This paper has the goal of introducing...

Wood and Wood-Based Materials: Current Status and Future of a Structural Material
Wood is one of the earliest construction materials, and the structural use of wood and wood-based materials continues to steadily increase. In fact, new wood-based materials continue to...

Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites for Construction—State-of-the-Art Review
A concise state-of-the-art survey of fiber-reinforced polymer (also known as fiber-reinforced plastic) composites for construction applications in civil engineering is presented. The paper...

Sediment Remediation at the Unnamed Tributary to the Ottawa River
A sediment removal action was conducted in the Unnamed Tributary to the Ottawa River to address sediments containing polychlorinated biphenyls(PCBs) at concentrations up to 74,000 mg/kg....

Frozen Ground Engineering
This new edition gives a peerless presentation of soil mechanics for frozen ground conditions and a variety of frozen ground support systems used on construction project worldwide. An...

The Role of Pavement Mechanics in the Future of Pavement Design, Construction, Performance, and Management - Opening Address

Failures and Problems with Lift-Slab Construction
This chapter provides an overview of failures and problems with lift-slab construction. Topics include jack systems with inadequate take-up devices; the Canadian wedge connection; Serra...

150 Years of Geotechnical Design & Construction

Evaluation of the Tricon Retained Soil Wall System
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center, a CERF/IIEC Innovation Center. This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to...

Evaluation of the Maccaferri Terramesh System Retaining Wall
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF/IIEC Innovation Center. This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed...

Berm Breakwaters—Design, Construction and Monitoring
The philosophy of the fieldwork of Berm breakwaters was applied in Iceland. A few case histories were described with emphasis on quarry investigations, design, construction and monitoring....

 

 

 

 

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