Development and First In-Service Use of Automatic People Movers in the Federal Republic of Germany, with Special Reference to the Magnetic Levitation System M-Bahn
People movers have been under development for the past 14 years in the Federal Republic of Germany. Of the four systems developed, two have been put into service. One of the two successful...

The H-Bahn, a Fully Automatic People Mover System
The H-Bahn suspended cabin system is the contribution of the Siemens - DUEWAG joint development venture towards solving the problem of economical public transportation. This track-bound...

Superplasticizers: Reducing Water in Concrete
Superplasticizers or high-range water reducers are new types of chemical admixtures which when incorporated into concrete can cause significant increases in its slump but without any loss...

Integration of Computers into Eng. Mech. Curricula

Progress in Urban Hydrology in the Federal Republic of Germany since 1979
The importance of urban water problems have been increasingly realized in the 70's also in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG). State authorities, communities, universities,...

Cooling Tower Practice in Germany: State of the Art
A rapid development in design and construction of natural draught cooling towers has taken place in Germany. Research has been concentrated on theory and analysis of shells, on acting...

Water Storage in the Western Harz Mountains

Lake Sanitation Activities in Bavaria (Germany), Organization-Techniques-Experiences

Cooperative Efforts in the Exchange and Use of Civil Engineering Software (West Germany)

Standardized Input Conventions for Engineering Software

Construction Management in West Germany
In Germany, both professional construction management and construction management techniques have been refined during the last two decades. Increasingly, modern management techniques to...

Systems of Waste Water Management in Europe
The history of European waste water management is briefly reviewed. Legal aspects of waste water management are presented by examples from Germany and Switzerland. International agreements...

Germany, Belgium and Los Angeles have Mandatory Design Review for Major Structures
The report of the engineering investigation into the causes of the collapse of the Hartford Coliseum space truss cited design deficiencies as the cause of failure. That report also says...

Wind Induced Water Circulation of Lake Geneva

History of the Theory of Bridge Structures
The development of the classical theory of bridge structure is followed from the beginning of the scientific design of trusses, plate girders and arch bridges based on the work done by...

Peaking Power from Stored Air
Pumped storage has been recognized as a means of supplying additional electric power generation capacity during peak load periods for quite a while. However, such facilities are traditionally...

A Look at Newer Methods for Dewatering Wastewater Sludges
The U.S. water cleanup effort is resulting in the production of huge quantities of additional sludge. Because of the difficulty of disposing of this sludge, it is usually dewatered. Although...

Soft Ground Tunnel for the Munich Metro

Construction of the Arlberg Road Tunnel East (ATE)

State-of-the-Art of Ballastless Track at-Grade
Ballastless track support structures are regarded as possible solutions to the problems of track maintenance and the research and development of these structures is reviewed. The new types...

 

 

 

 

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