at a Glance •
Highlights from the current issue of
ASCE News, which is now published
only online at www.asce.org/ascenews.
Editor’s Note •
An ingenious marriage of
form and function
Books • 82
We review books on the anarchy of
science, the physical infrastructure
of the Internet, the value of
shared resources, and the history
of seismic engineering.
The Law •
Limitation of liability clauses
help ensure that damages remain
in line with contractual fees.
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