Rate of Under-Registration Due to Failures of Large Meters
Leaks and meter under registrations are suspected as primary components of unaccounted-for water in Korea. In 2001, national unaccounted-for-water rate is reported as 26.6%. More than...

A Grand New Bridge
Approximately 65 km south of Seoul, rising above the Asan Bay, the Seohae Grand Bridge now stands as the longest bridge in South Korea. The 9.4 km long cable-stayed bridge, which runs...

Bridge to the Future
An arched footbridge under construction in Seoul, South Korea, that is reconnecting the metropolis with a tranquil island, will demonstrate the compressive strength and sleek design potential...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns in Seoul
The nature of the city in terms of the need for public transportation is discussed. As such, the public transportation modes to be dealt with are subway, bus, and taxi. This paper consists...

Urban Public Transportation in Seoul: System, Operation, Use by People
A review is given on two of the most predominant public transit modes in Seoul, the subway and bus systems. The contents include important characteristics of these modes in terms of system...

Isolating the Arts
The LG Kangnam Building in Seoul, Korea, is a multi-use, 140,000 sq m project, consisting of a 40 story, 183 m tall office tower, an adjacent 9-story acoustically base-isolated performing...

Geotechnical Aspects of the Seoul Subway

Public Transport Fare Integration with Smart Cards in Seoul

Proposed Comprehensive Seoul LRT System

A Structural Analysis System for Prestressed Concrete Bridges and its Application on the Interurban Express-Way Project in SEOUL
In this paper, the importance of the structural analysis in accordance with the construction progress was emphasized to accurately predict the structural behavior of prestressed concrete...

Selection of Optimum Route and Number of Stations for the Seoul-Pusan High Speed Rail System
The construction of the 411 km-long Seoul-Pusan high speed rail line began in June 30, 1992. The line connects Seoul and Pusan which are the first and the second largest cities in Korea....

Planning for the National High Speed Rail Network in Korea
High speed rail lines are being constructed or planned among other transportation modes in Korea. They are expected to contribute to alleviate already serious intercity traffic congestion...

Temporal Variation of Precipitation Trend at Seoul, Korea, 1771-1991
This paper describes temporal variation of annual precipitation trend from 1771 to 1991 at Seoul, Korea. Analysis of the series shows no distinct trend over years. A linear trend would...

High Speed Rail Initiatives in Korea
The purpose of constructing a high speed rail on the Seoul-Pusan corridor is many fold: to solve intercity traffic congestions, to save energy, to reduce air pollution, and to make possible...

New Seoul Metropolitan Airport
The New Seoul Metropolitan Airport (NSMA), to be built on a man-made island near Seoul, Korea, will have access to the city by bridge, rail, and dedicated freeway. When completed, NSMA...

Floating Fabric Over Georgia Dome
The 400,000 sq ft free-span roof cover the new $210 million Georgia Dome may look as festive as a circus tent. But next fall, when the 70,500-seat arena becomes the home of the Atlanta...

Dynamic Stability of Cable Domes
The cable domes designed by David Geiger for the gymnastics and fencing arenas for the Olympics at Seoul, Korea, and for the stadium at St. Petersburg, Florida, are geometrically non-linear...

New Deep Foundations Cut Costs
Two European innovations in deep foundations are highly competitive in cost, time and material. They are the barrette (slurry wall segment) and the bored pile/caisson which is then grouted...

Intake Relocation to Reduce Water Treatment Cost

Curved Box-Girder Bridge Test: Field Test
The induced static and dynamic response of a two-span continuous composite steel curved box-girder bridge, located in Seoul, Korea, has been examined. The deformations and strains were...

 

 

 

 

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