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Edited by Anne Elizabeth Powell
2002
This commemorative edition of Civil Engineering magazine for the ASCE 150th Anniversary is filled with fascinating articles about the history and heritage of ASCE and civil engineering in America.
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Edited by W. Allen Marr
2002
GSP 118 provides a wide view of the rich body of literature that documents the development of fundamental concepts geotechnical engineering and their application to practical problems.
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Richard Scott
2001 / Soft Cover / Digital

Richard Scott provides the first comprehensive treatment of the changes that the 1940 collapse of the frist  Tacoma Narrows Bridge has imposed on the design of suspension bridges.

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Edited by Jerry R. Rogers; Augustine J. Fredrich
2001
This collection contains 59 papers presented at the Third National Congress on Civil Engineering History and Heritage at the ASCE National Convention, held in Houston, Texas, October 10-13, 2001.
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Kenneth Wright, P.E., L.S.; Alfredo Valencia Zegarra, Ph.D.
2000 / Soft Cover / Digital

Wright and Valencia Zegarra take readers inside the Lost City of the Incas for a groundbreaking perspective never before seen by tourists or archeologists.

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Richard E. Goodman, Ph.D.
1999 / Soft Cover / Digital
Richard Goodman illuminates the professional and personal life of Karl Terzaghi, a leading civil engineer of the 20th century and widely known as the father of soil mechanics.
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Edited by Jerry R. Rogers
1998

This collection contains 25 papers presented at the Second National Congress on Civil Engineering History and Heritage, held in Boston, Massachusetts, October 18-21, 1998.

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Edited by Jerry R. Rogers; Donald Kennon; Robert T. Jaske; Francis E. Griggs
1996

This collection contains 18 papers presented at the First National Symposium on Civil Engineering History, held in Washington, D.C., November 10-13, 1996.

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Edited by Nicholas C. Kraus
1996

This collection contains 15 papers on the history of coastal engineering from the 25th International Coastal Engineering Conference, held in Orlando, Florida, September 1996. 

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Harry Thayer
1996 / Soft Cover / Digital
Combining in-depth research with first-hand interviews of key participants in the project, Thayer engagingly recounts an important aspect of America's race to develop atomic weapons.
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