This book provides illuminating techniques, case examples, problems, and information to assist the reader in addressing the many challenges facing civil engineers in the real world. It particularly focuses on the business and management aspects of a civil engineer's job, addressing issues such as permitting, globalization, and sustainability.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005.
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