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February 2010 Volume 35, Number 2

ASCE Conferences

For further information on these conferences, unless noted otherwise, contact ASCE Conferences Department, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA 20191-4382; telephone (800) 548-2723 or, from outside the United States, (703) 295-6300; fax (703) 295-6144; e-mail ; Web site . Dates are subject to change.

First International Conference On Coastal Zone Management Of River Deltas and Lowland Coastlines
March 6–10, 2010, Alexandria, Egypt

Earth & Space 2010
March 14–17, 2010, Honolulu

2010 International Low-Impact Development Conference
April 11–14, 2010, San Francisco

Ports 2010
April 25–28, 2010, Jacksonville, Florida

First International Conference in North America on Nanotechnology In Cement and Concrete
May 5–7, 2010, Irvine, California

2010 Structures Congress/North American Steel Construction Conference (nascc)
May 12–15, 2010, Orlando, Florida

World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010
May 16–20, 2010, Providence, Rhode Island

Sixth International Engineering And Construction Conference (iecc’6)
June 28–30, 2010, Cairo, Egypt

32nd International Conference on Coastal Engineering (icce 2010)
June 30–July 5, 2010, Shanghai, China

First International Conference on Structures and Architecture (icsa 2010)
July 21–23. 2010, Guimarães, Portugal


Develop your technical and management skills and earn pdhs/ceus through ASCE’s program of continuing education. Courses are offered in more than 40 cities across the country. ASCE also offers live Web seminars (webinars), on-demand online courses, and courses on DVD and CD. Customized on-site training also can be arranged. To register or to obtain additional information, contact ASCE’s continuing education department by telephone at (800) 548-2723, by fax at (703) 295-6144, or by e-mail at The Web site is


Residential Land Development Strategies 
March 18–19, 2010, Dallas


NPDES Storm-Water Permit Compliance
March 4–5, 2010, Philadelphia

Wetlands and 404 Permitting
March 25–26, 2010, San Diego


Earth-Retaining Structures: Selection, Design, Construction, and Inspection
March 4–5, 2010, New Orleans

Deep Foundations: Design, Construction, and Quality Control
March 18–19, 2010, Pittsburgh

Design and Installation Of Buried Pipes
March 25–26, 2010, Phoenix

Pipe and Pipeline Renewal
March 25–26, 2010, Chicago

Soil and Rock Slope Stability
March 25–26, 2010, San Francisco  


Sediment Transport Analysis Using hec-ras
March 3–5, 2010, Orlando, Florida

Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers
March 9–12, 2010, Orlando, Florida

HEC-RAS Computer Workshop for Unsteady Flow Applications
March 10–12, 2010, Atlanta

HEC-HMSComputer Workshop
March 11–12, 2010, San Francisco

Low-Impact Development Applications for Water Resource Management
March 11–12, 2010, Philadelphia

Pipe Selection for Municipal Facilities
March 11–12, 2010, Chicago

Stream Bank Stabilization for Restoration and Flood Control
March 17–19, 2010, Dallas

Water Hammer in Transmission And Distribution Systems 
March 18–19, 2010, Las Vegas

HEC-RAS Computer Workshop
March 24–26, 2010, Nashville, Tennessee


Ownership Transition Planning, Company Valuations, and Strategic Planning (Newly Updated!) 
March 4–5, 2010, Atlanta

Liability of Engineers: How to Stay Out of Trouble
March 11–12, 2010, Boston

Financial Management for the Professional Engineer 
March 25–26, 2010, Arlington, Virginia

Leadership Development for the Engineer (Newly Updated!) 
March 25–26, 2010, Las Vegas

Testifying Skills for Civil Engineers
March 25–26, 2010, Chicago  


Designing Aluminum Structures
March 4–5, 2010, Charlotte, North Carolina

Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structures
March 11–12, 2010, Cincinnati

Seismic Loads for Buildings and Other Structures 
March 11–12, 2010, Arlington, Virginia

Structural Design of Residential Buildings Using the 2006 International Residential Code
March 11–12, 2010, Orlando, Florida

Wind and Seismic Retrofits of Buildings 
March 11–12, 2010, Houston

Design of Foundations for Dynamic Loads
March 17–19, 2010, Phoenix

Structural Vibration Analysis, Design, and Troubleshooting
March 17–19, 2010, Tampa, Florida

Earthquake-Induced Ground Motions
March 18–19, 2010, Charleston, South Carolina

Seismic Design and Performance of Building Structures
March 18–19, 2010, Chicago

Wind Loads for Buildings and Other Structures
March 18–19, 2010, Philadelphia

Structural Design of Buildings and Industrial Facilities for Blast Loads and Accidental Chemical Explosions
March 24–26, 2010, Tampa, Florida

Design of Buildings in Coastal Regions
March 25–26, 2010, Charlotte, North Carolina

Seismic Design of Highway Bridges
March 25–26, 2010, Secaucus, New Jersey

Structural Condition Assessment Of Existing Structures
March 25–26, 2010, New Orleans


Techniques for Pavement Rehabilitation 
March 17–19, 2010, Tampa, Florida



Curve Number and Vegetative Techniques to Manage Storm-Water Runoff Sustainably 
March 1, 2010, noon–1 PM (eastern time)

Engineered Rainwater Collection And Case Studies for Sustainable Water Management
March 8, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

Storm-Water bmps:  What Works, What Doesn’t, and What about Maintenance?  
March 23, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)


An Overview of Geosynthetics and Their Major Applications
March 2, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

LRFD for Geotechnical Engineering, Part I
March 10, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

LRFD for Geotechnical Engineering, Part II
March 17, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)


Negotiating Better Engineering And Architectural Contracts
March 11, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

Understanding the Market for Engineers’ Services in Sustainable Development
March 12, 2010, noon–1 PM (eastern time)

Avoiding Legal and Other Problems: Lessons Learned
March 15, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

Quality Management in the Design Organization
March 24, 2010, noon–1 PM (eastern time)

Improving Your Mental Flexibility
March 29, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)


Structural Design of Metal Stairs and Rails 
March 3, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

Investigation and Repair of Fire-Damaged Framing
March 4, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

Designing with Proprietary Framing Systems
March 9, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

Structural Considerations for Building Additions
March 16, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

Wind and Seismic Retrofit of Masonry Buildings
March 18, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

Design and Rehabilitation of Foundations on Expansive Soils
March 22, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

Designing with Treated Lumber
March 25, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

ASCE 7-10 Changes to Wind Load Provisions
March 30, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

An Introduction to Fire Protection Engineering for Buildings
March 31, 2010, noon–1 PM (eastern time)


Access Management Best Practices
March 5, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

Designing Streets for Residential Subdivisions
March 19, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

Route Planning and Street Operations of Light-Rail Systems
March 26, 2010, noon–1:30 PM (eastern time)

P.E. Exam Review courses: Spring 2010

P.E. Civil Exam Review Course

Soil Mechanics 
March 2, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

Foundation Engineering 
March 4, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

 March 9, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

March 11, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

Steel Design 
March 16, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

Wastewater and Water Treatment 
March 18, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

Construction Materials 
March 23, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

Construction Management 
March 25, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

Depth Review Sessions: 

• Geotechnical Engineering
March 30, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

• Traffic Engineering
March 31, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

• Water Resources
April 1, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

P.E. Environmental Exam Review Course

Waste and Water Treatment
March 1, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

Hazardous Waste and Emergency Operations
March 8, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

Environmental Assessment and Remediation 
March 15, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

Storm Water 
March 22, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

Water Resources 
March 29, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

P.E. Structural I Exam Review Course

Masonry Design 
March 3, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

Steel Design
March 10, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

Bridge Design
March 17, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)

Concrete Design  
March 24, 2010, 3–5 PM (eastern time)