Higher Learning: Hands-On, Real-World Education
At George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, one civil engineering professor is flipping his classroom and incorporating video and social media to deliver course content....

Faithful Rehabilitation
History, culture, religion, and engineering all intertwined in a recent project in Jerusalem to rehabilitate and strengthen the site believed to be the tomb of Jesus of Nazareth. Modern methods, including...

Canals, Cutoffs, and the Vicksburg Campaign
During the American Civil War, the term “Union” was used to refer to the United States of America, and specifically to the national government and the 20 free states and five border slave states that supported...

Applying Scanning Technology to Tunnel Inspections: Leveraging Technology to Reduce the Public Agita
A large number of transit and vehicular tunnels in the New York Metropolitan area were inundated by the tidal surge caused by Super Storm Sandy on October 29, 2012. The storm created major...

Improving Construction Quality by Seeing What's Hidden Underground
One of the challenges of deep foundation projects is the inability to see what's being built at depth. Construction is hidden below ground, in soil or rock conditions that...

Stabilizing Colorado's Rock Slopes by Gluing, Scanning, and Bolting

Dye-Vector Flow Visualization-Cooling Water Model

Close-Range Terrestrial Photogrammetry for Geotechnical Characterization and Visualization

Work of Art
Cincinnati's new art center is being lauded for its structural animation and innovative use of form. Rendering this sculptural edifice in concrete and steel within a limited...

Depth Measurement Using Remotely Sensed Data, Specifically A casi
The compact airborne spectrographic imager (casi) is what is referred to as an imaging spectrometer. This is an optical device that is mounted on an aircraft and used to collect high resolution...

Application of Multibeam Echo Sounding and Side Scan Sonar for Mapping of Shoreline Protection Revetments
The use of multibeam survey methodology coupled with high precision positioning systems for the mapping of shoreline protection features and the adjacent offshore areas allows development...

Turbulence, Bottom Boundary Conditions, and Sediment Transport in a Shallow Water Habitat
Field experiments were designed to explore the effects of vegetation on the hydrodynamics and sediment transport in Franks Tract, a shallow water habitat in the Sacramento-San Joaquin...

The Determination of Velocity Spectra and Dissipation by Direct and Indirect Means using Second-Order Accurate PIV
In this paper we present a 2 nd order accurate technique in space (following Wereley & Meinhart's (2001) extension of Cowen & Monismith's (1997) dynamic sub-window PIV...

Lasers Scan Landslides From the Air

Magnetic Perturbation Imaging for Prestressed Concrete Evaluation
Many prestressed concrete bridge structures in the United States and other parts of the world are over thirty years old and have shown various signs of distress. Corrosion or fracture...

25 Technologies to Watch
While much hype exists over the concept of e-commerce, an expert in design and construction information technologies points out that there are many other technologies in the developmental...

A Better Image
As new sources of satellite and aerial data emerge, and as imagery processing software becomes cheaper and easier to use, engineers are tapping remote sensing data's potential...

Beyond Convention
As engineers approach the design of new and expanded convention centers around the country, they must consider not only the changing needs of convention-goers, but also the surrounding...

A PC-Based Visualization System for Coastal Ocean and Atmospheric Modeling

Estuarine and Coastal Modeling
This volume contains the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling held in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 3-5, 1999. The conference included oral...

 

 

 

 

Return to search