Tag Archive: engineering ethics blog

Oct 10 2011

A Few Good Reads (10/10/11)

This week: the rapid repairs in Vermont, the changing career of engineering, the art of problem solving, and failing in social media. Vermont’s rivers hurt by flood repair, some say (by Candace Page, Burlington Free Press) ‚ÄúThere was no possible way to put our roads back together in any way without the availability of gravel …

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May 16 2011

A Few Good Reads (5/16/11)

This week: Flooding on the Mississippi, Sandbar study in Nebraska, U.S. engineers not getting any respect, building up the levees in West Sacramento, and some myths about gas prices. Mississippi River Flooding (The Big Picture) Pressure on levees led the Army Corps of Engineers to blow up a section below Cairo, Ill, inundating 130,000 acres …

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