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.
KeywordsSocial Science Civil Engineer Environmental Management Nature Conservation Economic Geology
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