Multi-Disciplinary Strategies for Flood-Plain Restoration at the River Rhine
Within the scope of a multi-disciplinary concept, aims and measures of ecological and water resources management at the river Rhine in Nordrhein-Westfalen (Germany) are analyzed. Especially,...

Decision Support for Predicting the Hydraulic and Water Quality Characteristics of Natural Rivers

Modern Design Concept for Composite Slabs with Ductile Behaviour
Numerous tests with different types of composite slabs have been carried out in the laboratory for constructional engineering of the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany in order to determine...

Recent Developments in Composite Bridge Building in Germany
In the 1980s a movement started to build composite bridges with reinforced concrete slabs and to renounce to prestress them in one or both directions. This type of bridge is advantageous...

Digital Evaluation of Contaminated Sites
This paper introduces digital techniques to evaluate historical maps and aerial photographs in order to detect contaminations on derelict industrial sites. Special attention is paid to...

Private Financing for Infrastructure
From the United States to Germany and the Third World, financing has replaced the availability of technology and expertise as the main infrastructure problem. Public deficits, resistance...

The Environment is Good Business in France
The environmental movement is an important political concern in Europe with the Green party gaining ground in several nations. The European Economic Community is developing environmental...

The German Cask-Concept for Intermediate and Final Storage of Spent Fuel

Safety Analysis for Waste Transports to the Planned Final Waste Repository KONRAD

System Selection of Concepts for Direct Disposal of Spent Fuel

Knowledge-Based Systems in Structural Engineering in Germany

The German Participation in the Soviet MARS 94/96 Mission
The German contribution to the science program of the Soviet MARS 94/96 missions includes 14 experiments or experiment, participations to be placed on the various mission elements: the...

The New Munich Airport—Planning, Construction and Opening of a New International Turnstile Airport in Europe
The new Munich airport that began operations just recently dates back to the mid-1950. The paper discusses the general expansion plan which includes site selection; runway system planning;...

Passive Dispersive Transport Modelling: Comparison with Experimental Rhodamine Data in the Elbe Estuary, Germany
Aiming at modelling of the complex water mass, suspended matter and pollutant transport in a tidal estuary, the ability of simulating the transport of passive, conservative tracers is...

Water Quality Modelling: Prediction of the Transport of Water Constituents in the Weser Estuary (Germany)
Water quality monitoring of the Weser estuary is carried out in conjunction with numerical modelling of the transport processes. For analytical and prognostical studies, and especially...

A European Road Comes to the U.S.
From Sept. 7 to Sept. 22, a group of 21 federal and state transportation officials and industry representatives participated in the European Asphalt Study Tour, traveling the roads of...

U.S. Sludge Digesters: From Pancakes to Eggs
Egg-shaped anaerobic sludge digesters, used extensively in Germany and Japan, cost more to build, but provide better mixing of sludge, require less maintenance and less energy to operate,...

The Pittsburgh MAGLEV Project
A passenger transportation crisis exists in the United States which experts predict will only worsen, wasting billions of U.S. dollars. Magnetic Levitation (MAGLEV) is a promising new...

Disposal of Spent HTR Fuel Elements
The emplacement of spent fuel elements from high-temperature reactors (HTR) in deep vertical boreholes in a salt repository is one favorable technique for the disposal of these wastes...

System Analysis Dual-Purpose Repository New Results of Temperature Calculations
As design concept for a high-level waste (HLW) final repository the emplacement of reprocessing wastes and spent fuel elements of different types in a common repository is being studied...

 

 

 

 

Return to search