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Backfills
            BT: Fills
Backwashing (water treatment)
            BT: Water treatment
Backwater
            RT: Rivers and streams
Bacteria
            RT: Diseases
            RT: Disinfection
            RT: Health hazards
            RT: Public health
            RT: Viruses
            RT: Waste digestion
Baffles
Baltic Sea
            BT: Oceans
Banding
            RT: Fastening
Bangladesh
            BT: Asia
Bankruptcy
            BT: Business management
[Bar beaches]
            Use: Barrier beaches
Barbados
            BT: Caribbean
Barges
            BT: Ships
[Barrages]
            Use: Dams
Barrier beaches
            BT: Beaches
            UF: [Bar beaches]
Barrier islands
            BT: Islands
Barriers
Bars
Basalt
            BT: Rocks
Bascule Bridges
            BT: Bridges
Base course
            RT: Pavements
            RT: Subbase course
            RT: Subgrades
Base flow
            BT: Flow
Base isolation
            BT: Isolation
Basements (building)
[Basilicas]
            Use: Religious buildings
Basins
            NT: Detention basins
            NT: Drainage basins
            NT: Recharge basins
            NT: Retention basins
            NT: River basins
            NT: Settling basins
            NT: Stilling basins
Bathymetry
Bayesian analysis
            BT: Analysis
Bays
            NT: Chesapeake Bay
            UF: [Embayments]
Beach accretion
            RT: Beach erosion
Beach erosion
            BT: Erosion
            RT: Beach accretion
Beach nourishment
Beaches
            NT: Barrier beaches
            RT: Shores
Beam columns
            BT: Columns
Beams
            NT: Box beams
            NT: Composite beams
            NT: Concrete beams
            NT: Continuous beams
            NT: Curved beams
            NT: I beams
            NT: Steel beams
            NT: Wood beams
Bed loads
            BT: Loads
            RT: Sediment transport
            RT: River beds
Bed materials
            RT: River beds
Bed movements
            RT: River beds
            UF: [Avulsion (river)]
Bed ripples
            RT: Ripple marks
            RT: River beds
Bed roughness
            BT: Roughness
            RT: River beds
Bedforms
            RT: River beds
Bedrock
            BT: Rocks
Belgium
            BT: Europe
Benchmark
Bending
Benefit cost ratios
            RT: Costs
            RT: Profits
Bentonite
[Bents]
            Use: Vegetation
Benzene
Bering Sea
            BT: Oceans
Berms
Bermuda
            BT: Caribbean
Berths
            RT: Harbors
            RT: Jetties
Best Management Practice
            BT: Management methods
            UF: [BMP]
Biaxial loads
            BT: Loads
Biaxial stress
            BT: Stress
Biaxial tests
            BT: Tests
Bibliographies
Bicycles
Bids
            RT: Contracts
Bifurcations
Bikeways
            BT: Highways and roads
[BIM]   It is the process of generating and managing building data during its life cycle
            Use: Building information models
Binders (material)
            RT: Mortars
[Biochemical demand]
            Use: Oxygen demand
[Biodegradation]
            Use: Biological processes
[Bioenergy]
            Use: Biomass
Bioengineering
            UF: [Biomechanics]
Biofilm
            BT: Organic matter
[Biofuels]
            Use: Biomass
Biographies
Biological processes
            NT: Waste digestion
            RT: Waste treatment
            UF: [Biodegradation]
            UF: [Biological treatment]
Biological properties
[Biological treatment]
            Use: Biological processes
Biomass
            BT: Energy sources
            UF: [Bioenergy]
            UF: [Biofuels]
            UF: [Ethanol (as fuel)]
[Biomechanics]
            Use: Bioengineering
Birds
            BT: Animals
[Bitumen]
            Use: Asphalts
Black Sea
            BT: Oceans
Blast loads
            BT: Loads
Blasting
            RT: Explosions
Blocks
            NT: Concrete blocks
            RT: Masonry
[Bluffs]
            Use: Cliffs
[BMP]
            Use: Best Management Practice
Boating
            BT: Recreation
[Bogs]
            Use: Wetlands
Bolted connections
            BT: Connections
Bolts
            RT: Fastening
Bonding
Border irrigation
            BT: Irrigation
Bored piles
            BT: Piles
Boreholes
            BT: Holes
Boring
Boston
            BT: Massachusetts
Bottom ash
            BT: Ashes
Boulders
            BT: Rocks
Boundaries
Boundary element method
            BT: Methodology
            UF: [Boundary integral equation method]
[Boundary integral equation method]
            Use: Boundary element method
Boundary layer flow
            BT: Flow
Boundary layers
Boundary shear
            BT: Shear
Boundary values
Bounding surface
Boussinesq equations
Box beams
            BT: Beams
Box girders
            BT: Girders
Bracing
Brazil
            BT: Latin America
Breaking waves
            BT: Waves
Breakwaters
            BT: Shore protection
            NT: Groins (structure)
            UF: [Moles]
Bricks
            BT: Construction materials
            RT: Masonry
Bridge abutments
Bridge decks
            BT: Decks
Bridge failures
            BT: Failures
Bridge foundations
            BT: Foundations
Bridge inspection
Bridge loads
            BT: Loads
Bridge maintenance
            BT: Maintenance
Bridge tests
            BT: Tests
Bridge towers
            BT: Towers
Bridges
            NT: Arch bridges
            NT: Bascule Bridges
            NT: Cable-stayed bridges
            NT: Cantilever bridges
            NT: Composite bridges
            NT: Concrete bridges
            NT: Continuous bridges
            NT: Covered bridges
            NT: Foot bridges
            NT: Girder bridges
            NT: Highway bridges
            NT: Lift bridges
            NT: Railroad bridges
            NT: Skew bridges
            NT: Span bridges
            NT: Steel bridges
            NT: Suspension bridges
            NT: Truss bridges
            NT: Viaducts
            NT: Wooden bridges
Brittle failures
            BT: Failures
Brittleness
Brownfields
            RT: Soil pollution
            RT: Waste sites
Bubbles
[Buckle]
            Use: Fastening
Buckling
            BT: Failure modes
            RT: Postbuckling
Budgets
            BT: Financial factors
Buffeting
Build/Operate/Transfer
Building design
            BT: Design
            RT: Structural design
Building envelope
[Building Information Modeling]   It is the process of generating and managing building data during its life cycle
            Use: Building information models
Building information models   It is the process of generating and managing building data during its life cycle
            RT: Building design
            UF: [BIM]
            UF: [Building Information Modeling]
[Building materials]
            Use: Construction materials
Buildings
            NT: Commercial buildings
            NT: Green buildings
            NT: Government buildings
            NT: High-rise buildings
            NT: Historic buildings
            NT: Low-rise buildings
            NT: Multi-story buildings
            NT: Public buildings
            NT: Recreational buildings
            NT: Religious buildings
            NT: Residential buildings
Bulgaria
            BT: Europe
Bulkheads
            RT: Retaining structures
Buoyancy
            RT: Floating structures
Bureau of Reclamation
            BT: Federal agencies
Buried pipes
            BT: Pipes
Buried structures
            BT: Structures
[Burning]
            Use: Combustion
Buses
            BT: Vehicles
            RT: Taxis
Business districts
            BT: Urban areas
Business management
            BT: Management
            NT: Bankruptcy
            NT: Client relationships
            NT: Joint ventures
            NT: Marketing
            NT: Mergers and acquisition
            NT: Partnerships
            NT: Dispute resolution
            NT: Negotiations
            RT: Financial factors
[Byproduct utilization]
            Use: Recycling

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