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July/August Volume 35, Number 7/8

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 conf@asce.org; Web site www.asce.org/conferences. Dates are subject to change.

Earth Retention Conference 3 (ER2010)
August 1–4, 2010, Bellevue, Washington
http://content.asce.org/conferences/er2010/index.html

Engineering Mechanics Institute 2010 (EMI 2010)
August 8–11, 2010, Los Angeles  
http://viterbi.usc.edu/EMI2010/

Fifth Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region (cecar5) and Australasian Structural Engineering Conference 2010 (ASEC 2010)
August 8–12, 2010, Sydney, Australia
www.cecar5.com/

NDE/NDT for Highways and Bridges: Structural Materials Technology 2010
August 16–20, 2010, New York City
www.asnt.org/events/conferences/smt10/smt10.htm

Watershed Management Conference 2010
August 23–27, 2010, Madison, Wisconsin
http://content.asce.org/conferences/watershedmanagement2010/

Pipelines Conference 2010
August 28–September 1, 2010, Keystone, Colorado
http://content.asce.org/conferences/pipelines2010/index.html

Hoover Dam’s 75th Anniversary History Symposium
October 20–22, 2010, Las Vegas
http://content.asce.org/history/index.html

2010 ASCE Annual Civil Engineering Conference 
October 21–23, 2010, Las Vegas
http://content.asce.org/conferences/annual2010/index.html

Fifth International Conference on Scour and Erosion (ICSE-5) 
November 7–10, 2010, San Francisco
http://content.asce.org/conferences/icse-5/index.html

2010 Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute Congress 
November 13–17, 2010, Memphis, Tennessee
http://content.asce.org/conferences/copri2010/index.html

T&DI Green Streets and Highways Conference 
November 14–17, 2010, Denver
www.green-streets-highways.org

ASCE CONTINUING EDUCATION

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 seminars@asce.org. The Web site is www.asce.org/conted/.

Construction

Construction: Plans, Specifications, and Ethics for Civil Engineers (New!)
August 5–6, 2010, San Antonio

Construction Administration for Engineers
August 12–13, 2010, Boston

Design/Build Contracting
September 16–17, 2010, Seattle

Sustainable Land Development: Ensuring Growth in a ‘Green’ Economy (New!)
September 16–17, 2010, Atlanta

Environmental

Storm-Water BMPS That Work: Effective Analysis, Design, and Maintenance (New!)
August 5–6, 2010, Orlando, Florida

Storm-Water bmps That Work: Effective Analysis, Design, and Maintenance (New!)
September 9–10, 2010, St. Louis 

Geotechnical

Earth-Retaining Structures: Selection, Design, Construction, and Inspection—Now in an lRFD Design Platform (Newly Updated!)
September 9–10, 2010, Kansas City, Missouri

Design and Construction of Microtunneling Projects
September 15–17, 2010, San Francisco

Deep Foundations: Design, Construction, and Quality Control
September 23–24, 2010, Miami

Soil and Rock Slope Stability
September 23–24, 2010, Denver

Hydraulics/Hydrology

Stream Bank Stabilization for Restoration and Flood Control
August 11–13, 2010, Buffalo, New York

Storm Sewer System Design Using SWMM
August 12–13, 2010, Chicago

Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers
August 19–20, 2010, Norfolk, Virginia

Introduction to Detention Pond Design: Parking Lots and Urban Drainage
September 9–10, 2010, Baltimore

 HEC-RAS Computer Workshop
September 15–17, 2010, Orlando, Florida

Introduction to Dam and Levee Safety, Evaluation, and Rehabilitation (New!)
September 16–17, 2010, Charlotte, North Carolina

Water Hammer in Transmission and Distribution Systems 
September 16–17, 2010, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Sediment Transport Analysis Using HEC-RAS 
September 22–24, 2010, Chicago

Low-Impact Development Applications for Water Resource Management
September 23–24, 2010, Chicago

Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers
September 23–24, 2010, New York City metropolitan area

Management

How to Successfully Use Value Engineering on Capital Projects 
September 9–10, 2010, Dallas

Ownership Transition Planning, Company Valuations, and Strategic Planning (Newly Updated!)
September 9–10, 2010, San Francisco

Perfect Your Negotiating Skills: Increase Your Profitability
September 9–10, 2010, Washington, D.C., metropolitan area

Financial Management for the Professional Engineer 
September 16–17, 2010, Las Vegas

Leadership Development for the Engineer
September 16–17, 2010, San Antonio

Liability of Engineers: How to Stay out of Trouble
September 16–17, 2010, Philadelphia

How to Resolve Disputes without Costly Litigation: Engineers’ Workshop on Arbitration and Mediation (New!)
September 23–24, 2010, Las Vegas

Project Management
September 23–24, 2010, Boston

Structural

Design of Foundations for Dynamic Loads
August 4–6, 2010, New York City metropolitan area

Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structures (Newly Updated!)
August 5–6, 2010, Denver

Design and Renovation of Wood Structures 
August 12–13, 2010, Portland, Maine

Design of Lateral-Force-Resisting Systems Using the 2009 International Building Code (Newly Updated!)
August 19–20, 2010, San Antonio

Seismic Loads for Buildings and Other Structures 
August 19–20, 2010, St. Louis

Structural Design of Residential Buildings Using the 2009 International Residential Code (Newly Updated!)
September 9–10, 2010, New Orleans

Structural Vibration Analysis, Design, and Troubleshooting 
September 15–17, 2010, St. Louis

Design and Strengthening of Shallow Foundations for Conventional and Pre-engineered Buildings
September 16–17, 2010, Boston

Load Rating of Highway Bridges (New!)
September 16–17, 2010, Philadelphia

Progressive Collapse Mitigation: Practical Analysis Methods and Proven Solutions
September 16–17, 2010, New York City

Structural Condition Assessment of Existing Structures
September 16–17, 2010, Pittsburgh

Wind Loads for Buildings and Other Structures
September 16–17, 2010, Orlando, Florida

Seismic Design of Liquid Storage Tanks
September 17, 2010, Las Vegas

Design of Foundations for Dynamic Loads
September 22–24, 2010, Las Vegas

Structural Design of Buildings and Industrial Facilities for Blast Loads and Accidental Chemical Explosions
September 22–24, 2010, St. Louis

Bridge Rehabilitation
September 23–24, 2010, Kansas City, Missouri

Design of Buildings in Coastal Regions (Newly Updated!)
September 23–24, 2010, New York City metropolitan area

Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structures (Newly Updated!)
September 23–24, 2010, Nashville, Tennessee

Design of Lateral-Force-Resisting Systems Using the 2009 International Building Code (Newly Updated!)
September 23–24, 2010, Minneapolis

Seismic Design of Highway Bridges
September 23–24, 2010, Seattle

Seismic Loads for Buildings and Other Structures 
September 23–24, 2010, New York City  

Transportation

Techniques for Pavement Rehabilitation 
September 8–10, 2010, Boston

ASCE CONTINUING EDUCATION WEBINARS

Geotechnical

Applications of Unsaturated Soils to Pavement Design (New!)
August 10, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Earth-Retaining Structures: Fill Walls (New!)
August 20, 2010, 11:30 am–1 pm (eastern time)

lRFD for Geotechnical Engineering Features: Micropiles (New!)
September 10, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)  

Hydraulics/Hydrology

Advanced Culvert Hydraulics with HEC–RAS (New!)
August 2, 2010, noon–1 pm (eastern time)

An Overview of Unsteady Flow Simulations Using HEC–RAS (New!)
August 13, 2010, noon–1 pm (eastern time)

Sustainable Sites Storm-Water Design and Water Efficiency Points for LEED Projects (New!)
August 19, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Storm-Water BMPS: What Works, What Doesn’t, and What about Maintenance?
August 30, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Fundamentals of Gray Water Systems for Sustainable and Integrated Water Management (New!)
September 13, 2010, 11:30 am–1 pm (eastern time)

 Runoff Analysis Using Wintr 55 (the SCS Method)
September 27, 2010, noon–1 pm (eastern time)   

Management

Avoiding Interpersonal and Legal Problems through Improved Communication 
August 4, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

How to Give and Receive Effective Feedback
August 9, 2010, 11:30 am–1 pm (eastern time)

Quality: What Is It and How Do We Achieve It?
August 12, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Delegation: Why Put Off until Tomorrow What Someone Else Can Do Today?
August 18, 2010, noon–1 pm (eastern time)

Improved Project Communication: Within and outside of the Project Team
August 24, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Critical Path Method: Introduction to the Method and Software
August 26, 2010, noon–1 pm (eastern time)

Improving Your Mental Flexibility
September 1, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Engineering through Ethical Challenges
September 9, 2010, noon–1 pm (eastern time)

Creating a Positive and Productive Workplace in a Difficult Business Environment, Part I
September 16, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Creating a Positive and Productive Workplace in a Difficult Business Environment, Part II
September 23, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Negotiating Better Engineering and Architectural Contracts
September 30, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Structural

Design of High-Rise Steel Structures: The Basics
August 3, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Wind and Seismic Retrofit of Masonry Buildings
August 5, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Verification of Computer Calculations by Approximate Methods
August 9, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Structural Design for Residential Applications: Gravity-Load Systems, Part I (New!)
August 11, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

The Use of ‘Green’ Materials to Offset Seismic and Other Natural Disaster Events on Buildings, Part I (New!)
August 16, 2010, noon–1 pm (eastern time)

Minimizing the Effects of Shrinkage in Wood Structures
August 17, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Structural Design of Steel Stairs and Rails
August 19, 2010, 11:30 am–1 pm (eastern time)

The Use of ‘Green’ Materials to Offset Seismic and Other Natural Disaster Events on Buildings, Part II (New!)
August 23, 2010, noon–1 pm (eastern time)

Structural Design for Residential Applications: Gravity-Load Systems, Part II (New!)
August 25, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Designing with Proprietary Framing Systems
August 27, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

A General Overview of ASCE 7-10 Changes to Wind Load Provisions
August 30, 2010, 11:30 am–1 pm (eastern time)

Structural Considerations for Building Additions
August 31, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Seismic Bracing for Mechanical and Electrical Building Components (New!)
September 2, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Investigation and Repair of Fire-Damaged Framing
September 7, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Designing with Treated Lumber
September 8, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Lateral Bracing of Flexural Members (New!)
September 15, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Design and Rehabilitation of Foundations on Expansive Soils
September 20, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Building Information Modeling (bim) in Structural Engineering Practice (New!)
September 21, 2010, noon–1 pm (eastern time)

Renovation of Wood Trusses
September 22, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Roofing Systems: A Primer for Engineers (New!)
September 27, 2010, 11:30 am–1 pm (eastern time)

Wind Design for Nonresidential Wood Structures (New!)
September 28, 2010, noon–1 pm (eastern time)

 Design and Renovation of Glulam Beams
September 29, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Transportation

The Modern Roundabout as a Traffic Signal Alternative, Part I
August 6, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

The Modern Roundabout as a Traffic Signal Alternative, Part II
August 13, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

More, Better, Faster Existing and Innovative Interchange Designs
August 20, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Improving Pedestrian Crossing Safety at Uncontrolled Locations
September 17, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

Access Management Best Practices
September 24, 2010, noon–1:30 pm (eastern time)

 P.E. Exam Review courses: SUMMER/FALL 2010

Seismic Review
August 18, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time) 

P.E. Civil Exam Review Course

Structural Analysis
August 24, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Strength of Materials
August 26, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Geometric Design
August 31, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Concrete Design
September 2, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Soil Mechanics
September 7, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Foundation Engineering
September 9, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Hydraulics
September 14, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Hydrology
September 16, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Steel Design
September 21, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Wastewater and Water Treatment
September 23, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Construction Materials
September 28, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Construction Management
September 30, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Depth Review Sessions:

• Traffic Engineering
October 5, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

• Geotechnical Engineering
October 6, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

• Water Resources
October 7, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

P.E. Structural I Exam Review Course

Structural Analysis
August 25, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Masonry Design
September 1, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Concrete Design
September 8, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Steel Design 
September 15, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Timber Design 
September 22, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Bridge Design 
September 29, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

P.E. Environmental Exam Review Course

Air Quality
August 23, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Waste and Water Treatment
August 30, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Hazardous Waste and Emergency Operations
September 13, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Storm Water
September 20, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Environment Assessment and Remediation
September 27, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)

Water Resources
October 4, 2010, 3–5 pm (eastern time)