Accession Number : ADA291234

Title :   Constructed Civil Infrastructure Systems R and D: A European Perspective.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jul 93-30 Jun 94,

Corporate Author : CIVIL ENGINEERING RESEARCH FOUNDATION WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Bernstein, Harvey M.

PDF Url : ADA291234

Report Date : JUL 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 161

Abstract : This report, Constructed Civil Infrastructure Systems R&D: A European Perspective, presents findings from the Civil Engineering Research Foundation's (CERF) 1993 international task force trip to western Europe. The report examines constructed civil infrastructure systems (CCIS) and their research and development (R&D) activities in the United Kingdom, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, France, and Italy. Findings from each country are presented, including state-of-the-art CCIS technology; R&D trends; processes and strategies for implementing innovation; and recommendations for improving CCIS in the United States. The impact of the European Community (EC) is also discussed. This report is published by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), ISBN 0-7844-0001-6. (MM)

Descriptors :   *CONSTRUCTION, *CIVIL ENGINEERING, *CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, EUROPE, COMPETITION, MARKETING, CONTRACTS, ECONOMIC IMPACT, COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN, NETHERLANDS, SPECIFICATIONS, BUILDINGS, FRANCE, HISTORY, GERMANY, ITALY, RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, WASTE DISPOSAL, HAZARDOUS WASTES, PUBLIC UTILITIES, HIGHWAYS, WASTE TREATMENT, GREAT BRITAIN, SWEDEN, WATER SUPPLIES.

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
      Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies
      Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE