, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp 137–146 | Cite as

Retraining the modern civil engineer

  • Jerome Delli Priscoli


The article begins by addressing the questions, “Why Modern Engineering Requires Social Science?” and “What is Planning?”. After these conceptual discussions the article reviews twelve practical tools which social science brings to the engineer. Having laid this practical and conceptual foundation, the article then describes a tested approach to training engineers in these tools.


Social Science Civil Engineer Environmental Management Nature Conservation Economic Geology 


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© Elsevier Sequoia 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerome Delli Priscoli
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  1. 1.US Army Engineer Institute for Water ResourcesFort BelvoirUSA

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