The beginnings of the American Society of Civil Engineers


Journal Article

The founding of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a story of emulation, of slow and difficult beginnings, of halting early progress, of overcoming adversity, of learning from failures, and, ultimately, of monumental achievement. In short, the story of the founding of the ASCE mirrors the story of a great engineering project.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Petroski, H

Published Date

  • December 1, 2009

Published In

  • Proceedings of 2009 Ieee Conference on the History of Technical Societies

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1109/HTS.2009.5337832

Citation Source

  • Scopus