Evaluation of Corroded Steel Chimneys
The paper is focused on the analysis of corroded steel chimneys. Cylindrical steel plates are exposed to thermal and chemical effects. The study is based on the results of extensive measurements...

Joint Pond-Wetland System Performance in Colorado
The Shop Creek retention pond and follow-up wetlands were constructed in 1989, by the City of Aurora, Colorado, and the Cherry Creek Basin Water Quality Authority to enhance urban storm...

Modeling to Generate Alternatives in Discrete Structural Optimization
Structural design, like other complex decision problems, involves many trade-offs among competing criteria. While mathematical programming models are increasingly realistic, there are...

A Comparison of the Cyclic Performance of Bolted and Riveted Connections
As part of a larger project to investigate the performance of older steel frames, a comparative study of bolted and riveted T-stub connections was conducted. The study included connections...

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Using Condition Indexes to Evaluate Local Railroad Track Networks
The U.S. Army Construction Engineering Laboratories (USACERL) have developed condition indexes for assessing track condition that apply to local railroads. Indexes were developed for the...

Joint Outfall H Relief Trunk Sewer System
The Joint Outfall 'H' Relief Trunk Sewer System consists of the construction of 11.3 kilometers (7 miles) of polyvinyl chloride lined reinforced concrete pipe varying in diameter from...

The Development of a Geographic Information System for the Management of Mississippi's Coastal Wetlands
The Mississippi Automated Resource Information System's (MARIS) Technical Center (MTC) and the Mississippi Bureau of Marine Resources (BMR) are engaged in a joint project to improve the...

The Bechtel Edge
The Bechtel Group can commit personnel all over the world to seek out and scrutinize business opportunities, and the firm is usually at the top of Engineering News-Record's...

Inspection and M&R Decisions for Infrastructure
This paper reviews different possible mathematical formulations for a joint inspection and M&R decision-making model, having various levels of restriction and computational complexity....

Estimating Exceedance Probabilities of Extreme Floods
Estimates of the exceedance probabilities of extreme floods are needed for risk analysis of dams and nuclear energy facilities. A new approach using a joint probability distribution of...

The Building Code Desktop for Engineers®
Joint work in progress by John A. Martin and Associates and International Conference of Building Officials to develop an electronic building code information system is presented. This...

Scour Retrofit Case Studies for Arizona
Scour retrofit involves a coordinated analysis and joint determination of action by several engineering disciplines: typically, geotechnical, hydraulic and structural engineering. The...

Microtunneling of Vitrified Clay Pipe in the United States
Vitrified clay pipe (VCP) has been used for centuries to convey waste water away for cities. In Europe and Japan, VCP has been used in the microtunnelling process for longer than 10 years....

North Ramp Pavement Evaluation/Rehabilitation—Houston Intercontinental Airport
The North Ramp at Houston's Intercontinental Airport is approximately 23 years old and serves Terminals A and B and also serves as a primary taxiway. Prior to having the new international...

Single-Shell Shotcrete Method
On a 60-m-long test stretch in the course of the construction of the Munich Subway the single-shell jointless shotcrete method was employed. In this case the standard cross section of...

Nonlinear Trial Load Method of Arch Dams
The trial load method is still an important method for the stress analysis of arch dams at present. However, the trial load method can be used only for the linear elastic analysis of arch...

The French and Belgian Coast from Dunkirk to De Panne: A Case Study of Transborder Cooperation in the Framework of the Interreg Initiative of the European Community
The North Sea coast between the French town of Dunkirk and the Belgian sea resort of De Panne consists of sandy beaches bordered by dunes. A number of smaller sea resorts lie between these...

Modeling Storage Behavior in a Fractured Rock Mass
To represent single bore hole injection tests in fractured rock masses, a transient model has been implemented, based on a three dimensional stochastic description of the fracture network....

The Protection of the Wadden Sea in an International Perspective: Planning, Protection, and Management of the Wadden Sea
This paper describes the state of the protection, conservation and management of the Wadden Sea by the three countries, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands in the framework of their joint...

 

 

 

 

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