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ASCE releases updated Principles of Applied Civil Engineering Design

This second edition, a 380-page hard cover book, reflects the rapid changes in the methods and tools used to produce design drawings.


bookThe new edition of Principles of Applied Civil Engineering Design: Producing Drawings, Specifications, and Cost Estimates for Heavy Civil Projects walks engineers through standard practice and basic principles needed to prepare quality design and construction documents for a successful infrastructure project.

The author, Ying‐Kit Choi, Ph.D., P.E., draws on his 30 plus years of engineering and design experience to help readers understand the interrelationships among contract documents, site characterization, design and construction documents, and construction cost estimates.

This second edition, a 380-page hard cover book, reflects the rapid changes in the methods and tools used to produce design drawings, updating the discussions of presentation formats and technical resources.

The 2014 Construction Specifications Institute format is introduced for use in preparing specifications and estimating construction costs.

Principles of Applied Civil Engineering Design, Second Edition, serves as an excellent introduction for civil engineering students and young professionals, and provides a valuable reference for experienced design engineers, contractors, and project owners.

The book is available in hard copy or as an e-book through the ASCE Bookstore.


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