Sons of Martha: Civil Engineering Readings in Modern Literature
These three stories excerpted from the new book Sons of Martha, compiled by Augustine J. Fredrich and published by ASCE as the first book in a new venture by the Publications Division, introduce the engineer...

Oil and Krill: From Lab to Nature
Bioassay tests were conducted on Arctic krill, the euphausiid Thysanoessa raschii, using water-soluble fractions of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska crude oil. Experimental results indicated that larval...

Presentation of the PROWWESS Programme

Women, Water, and Windmills—An Approach to Third World Water Supply

The Status of Minorities and Females in Engineering Education

Women: Retooling Strategies for Scientific Careers

Program for Women and Minority Students

Challenges to Civil Engineering Educators and Practitioners—Where Should We Be Going?
The papers included in this publication present an overview of the current state of civil engineering education and resolutions for future development in the field. Six key areas are covered:...

Constructive Suggestions for Construction Success
Perhaps the biggest reason women engineers are discouraged from the construction area is that it is still very much a man's world. A profile is presented of Celia Ruiz Tomlinson,...

Minority and Female Students in Engineering
It appears that the national demand for engineers will increase in future years. To meet this demand, besides traditional prospective engineering students, minorities and women have to...

Marketing Implications of Perceptions of Transit
Perceptions of Public Transit and other, psychographic, information are used to develop a segmentation-based approach to marketing public transit. Factor analysis is used to identify differences...

Bicycle/Motor Vehicle Accidents in Kentucky
The purpose of this study is to determine the characteristics associated with bicycle-related, motor-vehicle accidents in Kentucky. It was found that cyclists 10 yr to 14 yr of age were...

Population and Economic Data in Transit Analysis
An investigation is made on the nature of impacts of public investment in a Light Rail Rapid Transit System in Buffalo, New York. In particular, the impact of the public investment is...

Education for the Practice of Civil Engineering: An Historical Perspective— How We Seem to Have Arrived at Where We Are!

Women Engineers: Here to Stay
Women represent 51% of the U.S. population; 1% of the engineering profession. That is now changing and, consequently, women graduates are highly sought after. But once hired, many women...

Confusion Prevails in Federal Minority Business Efforts
Minority business participation in federally-funded programs should be doubled, according to President Jimmy Carter. A number of programs have been set up to accomplish this goal; an overview...

Increasing Women and Minority Engineering Numbers
The nation's engineering schools, American industry, the Federal government, and a number of philantropic foundations have joined together to help resolve a major U.S. social...

Women in Civil Engineering
A survey questionnaire and study has been done on how ASCE can encourage more women to become civil engineers and participate more in ASCE activities. Results of this survey together with...

Doing Business in Saudi Arabia
The consulting firm or contractor eager to get a piece of the action in Saudi Arabia must be prepared to endure some hardships. Foreigners can't own land but can rent living...

Professional turning points in ASCE history
In the 125 years since ASCE was formed, not only has the technique of civil engineering evolved dramatically. So has the professional stature of the men and women who call themselves civil...

 

 

 

 

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