A National Commitment
Edited by Rao Nivargikar, P.E.; Debra Reinhart
1997 / 288 pp.
Soft Cover - In Stock
$32.00 List / $24.00ASCE Member
Stock No. 40292 / ISBN: 9780784402924
Proceedings of a specialty conference on quality assurance at the ASCE Annual Convention, held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 5-9, 1997.
This collection contains 24 papers discussing integrated quality assurance issues in connection to sustainable development. Increased national and international interest in sustainable development has fostered continuing efforts to preserve natural resources, ecosystems, and the environment, as well as to enhance economic growth and human development. Innovative civil engineering plays an important role in developing and implementing sustainable development programs in such diverse areas as transportation, engineered materials, environmental management, landfills, dredging and disposal, and liability protection.