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Updated ASCE Press Book is an Indispensable Geotechnical Reference Guide

August 30, 2022 - in News

Reston, Va. – In testing, overseeing, and documenting implementation of a construction project, technicians and inspectors are often at the forefront. Author Tim Davis, senior public works inspector for the Town of Windsor Engineering Department in Sacramento…

Newly Updated ASCE 38-22 Utility Engineering Standard and New Companion Standard ASCE 75-22 Now Available

July 21, 2022 - in News

Standard Guideline for Investigating and Documenting Existing Utilities, ASCE/UESI/CI 38-22 and Standard Guideline for Recording and Exchanging Utility…

New ASCE Publication Provides an Overview and Applications for Treating Wastewater Using Electro-Coagulation and Electro-Oxidation

May 17, 2022 - in News, Wastewater, Water

Reston, Va. – Electro-coagulation (EC) and electro-oxidation (EO) are based on the principle of introducing an electrical current to induce chemical…

New ASCE Manual of Practice 151 Offers Guidance for Sustainable Planning and Design of Water Pipelines

April 26, 2022 - in News, Water

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s latest Manual of Practice, Sustainable Design of Pipelines: Guidelines for Achieving Advanced Functionality, MOP 151, is a resource for those interested in promoting sustainability in the development, construction, and operation of…

New ASCE Manuals of Practice Provide a Quantitative Approach for Assessing Resilience

April 12, 2022 - in News

Reston, Va. – Resilience is defined as the ability to adapt to and recover from disruptive events. For civil engineers, this applies to the design and construction of buildings and lifeline systems to support a community’s social stability, economic vitality,…

New ASCE Publication Applies Renewable Energy Technologies to Existing Water Infrastructure

March 17, 2022 - in News, Renewables, Water

Reston, Va. – Renewable energy sources are sustainable sources of energy that don’t run out, like solar, wind, water, tides, geothermal. Using effective energy policy and rulemaking, the US has successfully started incorporating renewables within statewide…

New ASCE Manual of Practice 150 Provides Guidance on Total Maximum Daily Loads

March 15, 2022 - in News, Water

Reston, Va. – The total maximum daily load (TMDL) is a regulatory term associated with the United States Clean Water Act describing a plan for restoring the quality of impaired waters. ASCE’s newest Manual of Practice, Total Maximum Daily Load Development…

New ASCE Press Book Aids Stakeholders in Understanding Seismic Ground Motion

March 3, 2022 - in Land Development, News

Reston, Va. –When the ground shakes, as a result of earthquakes, structural inertia prevents buildings from moving in unison with the ground. To extend the life of structures, engineers need to plan for potential ground motions during the design phase. This…

New ASCE Standard 72 Provides Design Guidance for Self-Supporting Structures

February 2, 2022 - in Buildings, News

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s newest standard, Design of Steel Lighting System Support Pole Structures, ASCE/SEI 72--21, provides design parameters applicable to self-supporting structures, with base plates for installation on a concrete pier foundation, or as…

ASCE Standard 49 Provides the Most Up-To-Date Requirements for Conducting and Interpreting Wind Tunnel Testing

January 28, 2022 - in Buildings, News

Reston, Va. – Wind tunnel tests are used to predict wind loads and responses of a structure, structural components, and cladding to a variety of wind conditions. ASCE’s newly updated standard, Wind Tunnel Testing for Buildings and Other Structures, ASCE/SEI…