Book Review: Masterworks of Technology: The Story of Creative Engineering, Architecture, and Design by E.E. Lewis. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, 2004

Book Review: Design of Marine Facilities for the Berthing, Mooring, and Repair of Vessels by John W. Gaythwaite. Reston, Virginia: ASCE Press, 2004

Book Review: Canals by Robert J. Kapsch. New York: W.W. Norton & Company (in association with the Library of Congress), 2004

Book Review: Breakthrough: Stories and Strategies of Radical Innovation by Mark Stefik and Barbara Stefik. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2004

Book Review: Computer Processing of Remotely-Sensed Images: An Introduction, Third Edition by Paul M. Mather. Chichester, United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2004

Book Review: Professional Communications: A Handbook for Civil Engineers by Heather Silyn-Roberts. Reston, Virginia: ASCE Press, 2005

NewsBriefs: Washington State Implements 5-1-1 (Washington State Department of Transportation)

NewsBriefs: Virginia DOT to Widen Interstate (Virginia Department of Transportation)

NewsBriefs: New Transit Centers in Nevada (Parsons Brinckerhoff)

NewsBriefs: Freedom Tower Ground Breaking Set (State of New York, Executive Chamber)

NewsBriefs: Vegetables Finally Pay Off (The Boston Globe)

In the Field: New Orleans Streetcar Work Brings Surprises

Repairing Pittsburgh's Portal
Engineering the rehabilitation of Pittsburgh's Fort Pitt Bridge and Fort Pitt Tunnel involved an extensive inspection of their condition and a detailed evaluation of alternative...

A History of Environmental Engineering in the United States
Environmental engineering is a relatively new name for a type of engineering that began in the United States in the 1830s. Under different names, it continued to evolve to satisfy environmental...

The Huntington Library's Civil Engineering Treasures and the Trent Dames Fund for the Heritage of Civil Engineering

People: Houston P.E. is Eighth Congressional Fellow

Short Takes: Texas Section Establishes Civil Engineering Foundation

Headcut Analysis for Off-Channel Gravel Pits in Arid Environments
The study focuses on a large gravel pit located adjacent to the Santa Cruz River between the confluences with the Rillito and Canada del Oro rivers in Tucson, Arizona. These gravel pits...

Estimating the Return Period of Multiyear Droughts
Characterizing the return period of hydrologic events has been an important subject in water resources planning and management studies for many decades. The alternative approach has been...

Stochastic Analysis of the Truckee River Flow System
The Truckee River system is a complex system that involves a number of hydraulic structures such as natural and artificial lakes and reservoirs and diversions. Streamflow data have been...





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