The clock is ticking. The days are passing. But fear not – ASCE is here to help with your last-minute gift needs.
Another busy year of titles and releases from ASCE Publications means there are plenty of options for the civil engineers on your list.
Here’s a look at some of the hottest new ASCE books trending in 2018:
The second edition of Guidelines for Failure Investigation outlines five fundamental steps in a failure investigation. It will help forensic engineers tailor their investigations to their particular failure scenarios.
Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment: Reference Building Structure and Strategies guides project teams to define and model the structural system within a reference building design, as required by green building standards and rating systems.
Resilience Engineering for Urban Tunnels addresses tunnels as a part of the complex urban infrastructure system that includes transportation systems, such as metro transit networks, and provides a basis for the development of a dynamic risk control and resilient design approach to urban tunnels.
With risk profiles changing and projections uncertain, Climate-Resilient Infrastructure: Adaptive Design and Risk Management, Manual of Practice 140, provides a new design philosophy to meet the challenge, offering guidance for developing and enhancing infrastructure analysis and design.
Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement provides design, construction, and maintenance guidance, letting designers achieve stormwater management goals, and at the same time produce a structurally adequate, affordable pavement section that accommodates anticipated vehicular load.
Transforming Engineering Education: Innovative Computer-Mediated Learning Technologies brings together 10 new approaches to research in the use of computer-mediated civil engineering education. The approaches offer examples of far-reaching improvements in learning outcomes and how they align with the curriculum.
Wind-Borne Debris Hazards provides a concise summary of the current state of knowledge on all aspects of wind-borne debris damage.
Manual of Practice 136 delivers state-of-the-practice guidance on turbine-generator foundations, targeted to structural design engineers, operating company personnel who establish structural design criteria and construction standards, and local building officials.
Monitoring Dam Performance: Instrumentation and Measurements presents the fundamentals and current state of practice of instrumented measurements for monitoring dam performance.
ASCE 7-16’s updated load provisions are captured in a handy, more accessible volume for structural engineers, architects, contractors, building officials and inspectors, and allied professionals.