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ASCE Library 2020 top titles

Every year, ASCE looks back on the year’s trending titles in the ASCE Library – the best books and the most popular journal articles.

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New ASCE Book Highlights Cutting-Edge Research Into Life-Cycle Concepts  

ASCE Reads is a regular series on ASCE News highlighting the latest titles from the ASCE Library, giving you an in-depth look at cutting-edge research and innovations in the civil engineering industry. Life-cycle analysis of infrastructure, by its very nature, requires time. “We’ve made significant progress during the past decade, but there’s a long way to go,” said Dan Frangopol, Sc.D, P.E., F.EMI, F.SEI, Dist.M.ASCE, the...

5 Free ASCE ‘Isolation Reads’ for Civil Engineers Learning at Home

Every summer, ASCE highlights “beach reads” for civil engineers to take on vacation with them. But with the coronavirus pandemic altering how the world works, it seemed useful to put together a similar list this spring – if not to enjoy at the beach, reading material for the civil engineer who is isolating at home, staying healthy and seeking to stay informed. Here are seven great...

New ASCE Books Trending in 2019

December is an excellent time for a good year-end list. Often that means best movies, best albums maybe the best television shows of the year. In the case of ASCE, it's a great time to review some of the top ASCE book titles from the past 365 days. Here are some new ASCE books trending in 2019 (click on each book to learn more about the title): “Becoming...

Top 5 ASCE Summer Beach Reads

There may be no better place for catching up on some reading than the laid-back down time of a summer vacation at the beach. But what to read? So many choices. So many books. For the second consecutive year, ASCE News has compiled its annual list of beach reads, perfect for the civil engineer whose idea of relaxing in the sun features a heavy dose of interesting,...

10 New ASCE Books Trending in 2018

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: Guidelines for Failure Investigation The second edition of Guidelines...

Kick Back with Great Beach Reads for Civil Engineers

Summer’s in full swing, which means it’s officially “beach read” season. You take a promising paperback – perhaps the latest bestselling thriller – and post up under an umbrella for about eight hours. Catch some sun, enjoy the ocean breeze, and maybe even solve a mystery. It’s not a bad life. But for civil engineers, the definition of “beach read” is a little bit different. Civil engineers...