How Safe is Safe Enough? Technological Risks, Real and Perceived, By E. E. Lewis. New York City: Carrel Books, 2014

Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City, By Catherine McNeur. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2014

The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World, By Steve LeVine. New York City: Penguin Publishing Group, 2015

A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science since 1864, By Robert McCaughey. New York City: Columbia University Press, 2014

New Orleans under Reconstruction: The Crisis of Planning, By Carol McMichael Reese, Michael Sorkin, and Anthony Fontenot. Brooklyn, New York: Verso, 2014

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....

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...

Rust: The Longest War, By Jonathan Waldman. New York City: Simon & Shuster, 2015

Lincoln's Greatest Case: The River, The Bridge, and the Making of America, By Brian McGinty. New York City: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2015

Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His Monumental Aqueduct, and the Rise of Los Angeles, By Les Standiford: New York City; HarperCollins, 2014

Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon, By Kim Zetter. New York City: Crown Publishers, 2014

A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origin and Evolution of Life on Earth, By Peter Ward and Joe Kirschvink. New York City: Bloomsbury Press, 2015

Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers, By Amir D. Aczel. New York City: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015

The Next Species: The Future of Evolution in the Aftermath of Man, By Michael Tennesen. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2015

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....

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,...

Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future, By Martin Ford. New York City: Basic Books, 2015

Move: Putting America's Infrastructure Back in the Lead, By Rosabeth Moss Kanter. New York City: W.W. Norton & Company, 2015

Applied Minds: How Engineers Think, By Guru Madhavan. New York City: W.W. Norton Company, 2015

 

 

 

 

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