Overcoming the Woes of Worldwide Work
The author, a civil engineer based in Gibraltar, discusses a variety of pitfalls encountered in international practice, with case histories and lessons learned. They can be caused by differences...

Final Design and Construction of Gibraltar Dam Strengthening
The results of a 1983 safety evaluation of Gibraltar Dam indicated that the dam did not meet seismic safety standards. A remedial scheme involving the addition of a roller compacted concrete...

Strengthening and Raising Gibraltar Dam with RCC
The initial phase of a multiphase investigation program was completed by USBR (U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation) personnel to develop geotechnical laboratory testing...

Spanning the Seas
A proposed structural scheme, called the V–tower system, could cross vast stretches of water with record length spans yet use only conventional materials. An example is a bridge proposed...

 

 

 

 

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