Photo by Bob Phelan Students in construction cost-management class at Missouri University test uses of iPad app. Photo courtesy of Brinkmann Constructors An iPad app for construction students was developed by Bob Brinkmann. Related Links: Education Special Report Main Story: Engineers and Universities Work To Advance Career-Long Learning The iPad may be the hot tool for Gen Y managers at construction offices and jobsites, but its biggest devotee and chief software guru at Brinkmann Constructors is the Chesterfield, Mo., firm's white-haired CEO, Robert G. “Bob” Brinkmann, 62. Seeing a void in project management software that was efficient and affordable for
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.