Online purchases and updates to personal profiles will be unavailable on the ASCE website Friday, August 30 at 3:00 pm ET through Saturday, August 31 at 11:59 pm ET
You are not logged in. Login

Me, Myself, and Infrastructure

Me, Myself, and Infrastructure

Me, Myself, and Infrastructure

Private Lives and Public Works in America

Gregory K. Dreicer

ASCE 150th Anniversary Publication

2002 / 168 pp.



 
Soft Cover - In Stock
$27.00 List / $20.25ASCE Member
Stock No. 40611 / ISBN: 9780784406113


Description
Companion guide to the ASCE 150th Anniversary museum exhibit.

This book is a consumer’s-eye view of infrastructure—the technological networks that keep society connected and define modern life—and highlights the relationship of the public to civil engineers, the professionals who design the infrastructure that forms the foundation of the world. Each chapter of this highly illustrated book explores a fundamental question behind infrastructure and the role it plays in individual lives. Who's responsible? How safe is it? Why so big? It it available? How much does it cost? How long will it last? The answers to these questions illuminate the invisible links between our private lives and public works.

The book invites readers to examine their experiences and expectations while considering the role of civil engineering as innovators, builders, and managers.

Like to Read E-books?

Benefits of ASCE e-books include:

  •  DRM free—View, download & print
  •  Read on any device
  •  Lifetime access
  •  25% Member discount
  •  More than 300 titles are available

Looking for an e-book?

  1.  Enter your search terms
  2.  Digital will appear in the search result to identify e-book availability