Flood Warning System for the Sutlej River in Remote Northern India
Through a collaborative effort of the Central Water Commission (CWC) of India, the U.S. Agency for International Development (which provided funding for the project), Riverside Technology,...

Consequences
This chapter examines the impact of Hurricane Katrina, including injury, death, and financial losses....

The Pentagon Report
The findings of the building performance study conducted following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the Pentagon have far-reaching implications for the engineering and building...

Up into the Sky
What is the future of the skyscraper? The events of September 11 have sparked numerous questions regarding the history and future of tall buildings in America, and before the World Trade...

Gujarat (Kutch) India M7.7 earthquake of January 26, 2001 and Napa M5.2 earthquake of Sept. 3, 2000
Prepared by the Earthquake Investigation Committee of the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph describes...

Communicating in a Crisis
As professionals following the strictest ethical standards, civil engineers are entrusted with safety and well-being of the public, regardless of the scale or range of their designs. By...

Conflicts in Codes Applicable to the Job Site

Early Warning System
The Rock Hazard Rating System (RHRS) can help highway owners mitigate the risks of rock slope failure. This system helps owners determine which slopes are most hazardous and should be...

A Safer Route
More than 42,000 people died in transportation-related incidents in 1997, making motor vehicle accidents the leading cause of death for individuals between age one and 34. Engineers are...

Safe Passage
Past studies have indicated that the existing juvenile fish bypass system at the second powerhouse located at the Corps of Engineers' Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River...

Oil Spill Prevention and Response: Partnerships Make It Happen

Walls of Defense
During a bomb blast, most physical damage and injury occurs when exterior walls fail to protect building occupants. Exterior walls designed to withstand exterior blasts and to break away...

Video for Traffic Data & Incident Detection by Traficon

Principle Components Analysis Based Incident Detection

Freeway Incident Detection Using Fuzzy ART

Prototype of a New Framework for Real-Time Road Traffic Congestion Detection

Safety Potential of Smart Traffic Control System

A Methodology for Benefit-Cost Evaluation of Freeway Service Patrol Programs

Automated Red Light Enforcement Programs

Site Safety: Rights, Risks, and Responsibilities
Construction site accidents are all-too-common occurrences that claim lives and cause numerous injuries every year. For accidents that result from unsafe conditions on the site, the question...

 

 

 

 

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