A Sunken Submarine Full of Mercury: Safe, Controlled Construction of a Counter Fill for Seabed Slope Stabilization at about 155 to 177 Meters
On December 5, 1944, with World War II still raging and peace in Europe still six months away, the German submarine U-864 set out on her maiden voyage on a secret mission to deliver strategic war supplies...

The Uselessness of Elephants in Compacting Fill
This article is based on an article that was originally published in the August 1967 Canadian Geotechnical Journal (Vol. IV, Number 3)....

Density Tests above Zero Air Voids Line
(Originally published in J. of Geotechnical Engineering, 1989, 115(7), 1003-1018.)...

Estimating Slope Stability Reduction due to Rain Infiltration Mounding
(Originally published in J. of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 2006, 132(9), 1219-1228.)...

Pushing Back
(Available on in special edition) The design for the $3.5-million Cameron Run tunnel rehabilitation project involved a tricky and relatively unproven method of pushing corrugated steel...

The Road to Reuse
Many types of wastes and by-products have potential uses in the highway environment. Applications for recycled materials include asphalt pavement, portland cement concrete pavement, granular...

Monitoring the Fresh Kills Landfill (Available in the Geoenvironmental Special Section only)
A unique system has been developed to assess the stability of the Fresh Kills Landfill, in New York City, using more than 260 geotechnical instruments and automatic processes. The system...

Practical Use of High-Strength and High-Flowable Concrete to be Filled Inside the Steel Tube Columns

Sand Size and Fill Geometry Effects on Longshore Transport at a Nourished Beach

Use of Stable Isotopes for Tracking an Aragonite Beach Fill

Sinkhole Solution (Available in Geo-Environmental Special Issue only)
In the summer of 1998, a large sinkhole developed overnight in the center of the two-year-old Eagle Ridge Mall in Haines City, FL. The surface depression measured approximately 4.3 m deep...

Construction Control for Earth and Rockfill Dams
Technical Engineering and Design Guides, as adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 27 This manual provides critical guidance for constructors...

Brownfields by the Book
To spur the redevelopment of brownfield properties, many state legislatures have passed laws that allow developers to revitalize contaminated industrial sites without the high risks or...

Carlsbad Opportunistic Beach Fill Program

Sediment Bypass System for Grove Dam, Nebraska

Nonlinear Seismic Effective Stress: Dam-Foundation Interaction

Sensitivity of Earth Dam Seismic Response to Ground Motion Coherency

Stability Analysis of the Fill Embankment Damaged by Recent Two Major Earthquakes in Hokkaido, Japan

Laboratory Assessment of Residual Strength of Gravelly Fill of an Earth Dam

Seismic Ground Motion Studies for Assessing Failure Probability of an Earth Dam

 

 

 

 

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