American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Definition - What does American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) mean?

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), is a professional body for the civil engineering profession. Founded in 1852, the ASCE represents more than 150,000 civil engineers in 177 countries. The ASCE is also a leading provider of civil engineering professional and technical conferences, continuing education courses, publications and other educational content.

Trenchlesspedia explains American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

The ASCE is well known as an authoritative body for the publication of various codes and standards that outline best construction practices for the protection of the general public.

Through the expertise of its active membership, the ASCE has also released several manuals geared toward safe trenchless construction. Some of these publications include:

  • UESI Trenchless Installation Of Pipelines
  • Trenchless Technology Piping, Installation And Inspection
  • Trenchless Renewal Of Culverts And Storm Sewers
  • Standard Practice For Direct Design Of Precast Concrete Pipe For Jacking In Trenchless Construction
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