International Engineering History and Heritage: Improving Bridges to ASCE's 150th Anniversary is a collection of 60 papers presented at the Third National Congress on Civil Engineering History and Heritage as part of the American Society of Civil Engineers' National Convention held October 10-13, 2001, in Houston, Texas. These papers provide information on civil engineering history and heritage programs in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Great Britain and on preservation, restoration, and education activities carried out on individual historic civil engineering projects in these nations. This proceedings fulfills the overwhelming need for course material to teach civil engineering history and heritage at the university level. Subjects covered include: formation of early civil engineering professional societies, international engineering history treasures, pioneering surveying journeys, international/national engineering landmarks, restoration of historic bridges, historic cathedrals and other great churches, notable engineering history developments, ASCE international and U.S. sections history congress showcase, history of civil engineering education, environmental and water resources history, historical bridges and projects in Texas, and history of civil engineering branches in Texas.
Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 612 g
Edition: illustrated Edition