Architectural and engineering selection and management procedures for public projects are burdened with red tape and .bureaucracy, and, most important, result in a large waste of taxpayer dollars.
DANIEL N. ADAMS & MICHAEL J. ROBISON
The use of a jet grm.ited kicker slab provided adequate lateral support for wall construction and simplified bottom excavation by providing a clean, stable invert surface.
EMILE W.J. TROUP
Pre-qualification, improved direct communication and greater emphasis on technical and professional conduct are key in producing high~quality, consistent shop drawings.
FRED H. KULHAWY
This article was presented to the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section/ ASCE as the Sixth Arthur Casagrande Memorial Lecture on April 18, 1996.
DOUGLAS B. MACDONALD
Especially within the public sector, learning the lessons of the past provides the means to tackle the challenges that the profession of engineering will have to meet in the future.
FRITS VAN DER SCHAAF, ROBIN BOUYER & STELLA STRUNZ
Integrating spatial analysis with geographic correlation and cartographic display is necessary in order to meet the information processing needs of a project of this size.
NABIL M. HOURANI
Studying the work of early engineers on earth pressure and soil behavior can provide a broader and deeper understanding of how to apply earth pressure theory.