Building on a Revolution
The Museum of the American Revolution, located in Philadelphia, tells the story of the colonies’ separation from Britain and pays tribute to George Washington and the soldiers he led. The three-story museum...

A More Perfect Union
Established to promote greater public understanding of the United States Constitution, the National Constitution Center facility in Philadelphia is a structure of complex geometries articulated...

Homerun
The new ballpark for the Philadelphia Phillies pays tribute to the city's design scheme while offering clear sight lines from multiple vantage points....

How Should the U.S. and Mexico Manage Their Transboundary Water Quality?
The purpose of this workshop is to discuss with ASCE members the progress in developing a Standards document and Management Plan document associated with water quality management across...

The City Plan for Philadelphia, a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark (Philadelphia Section)

Computing in Civil Engineering
This proceedings, Computing in Civil Engineering, consists of papers presented at the Fourth Congress held in conjunction with A/E/C/ SYSTEMS...

Recasting a Foundry (Available only in Structures Special Issue)
Even as the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard sails toward closure under the 1991 Base Realignment and Closure Law, work at the base foundry has accelerated since the 1980s. The foundry uses...

Assessing the Impact of Channel Deepening in Delaware Bay Through Numerical Modeling
A three-dimensional numerical hydrodynamic model of Delaware Bay is being developed to assess the impact of deepening the navigation channel from near the mouth of Delaware Bay to the...

Verification of a Three-Dimensional Model of Delaware Bay
A three-dimensional numerical hydrodynamic model of Delaware Bay is being developed to assess the impact of deepening the navigation channel from near the mouth of Delaware Bay to the...

Identification of A Field Data Collection Program in Delaware Bay
Verification and the subsequent application of a numerical model requires sufficient field data to demonstrate that the model is reproducing the existing hydrodynamics of the modeled system....

Investments in the Future
The projects that earned the 1994 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Awards of Merit were improvements to the nations transportation and environmental infrastructures. On the outskirts...

Metric Design: It's Real
Metric construction is coming out of the ground in the U.S. as well as in the rest of the world. It's no longer something to be considered someday, somewhere. Metric—the Systeme...

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission's Anticipated Response to the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990
By virtue of its charter to provide continuing, cooperative and comprehensive planning, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) has a commitment to adopt and maintain...

The Evolution of an Environmental Monitor
After more than 40 years of planning, litigation, design and construction, one of the nation's most controversial highway projects is finished. The completion earlier this...

Rehabbing the Rails
In 1984, during a routine bridge inspection, a worker detected deterioration under the south abutment of a bridge that carried the main line of Philadelphia's commuter railroad....

Sand Bypassing at Indian River Inlet, Delaware
To solve a beach erosion problem north of Indian River Inlet, Delaware, the US Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District and the State of Delaware have constructed a fixed plant sand...

Where Does Rock Begin Beneath Philadelphia?
Philadelphia provides an excellent example of the engineering problems associated with the interpretation of saprolite/weathered rock/sound rock profiles. The bedrock beneath the city...

Project Management: Now On-Line
Only 20 years ago, computerized project management was available only to large firms with mainframe computers. Even four or five years back, well into the personal-computer revolution,...

The Colossus: An Historical Outline
This chapter outlines the development of the Colossus of Philadelphia....

Rebuilding Philadelphia's El
In reconstructing an urban transit system, the challenge in Philadelphia was to do it without disrupting peak hour commuter traffic or disturbing activities on the street and sidewalks...

 

 

 

 

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