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Labor
            RT: Employees
Labor relations
Labor unions
            UF: [Collective bargaining]
Laboratories
Laboratory tests
            BT: Tests
            RT: Experimentation
Lagoons
Lagrangian functions
Lakes
            NT: Great Lakes
Laminar flow
            BT: Flow
Laminated materials
            BT: Construction materials
            RT: Delaminating
            UF: [Glulam]
Land management
            BT: Management
Land reclamation
            NT: Reclamation
Land subsidence
            RT: Caves
            RT: Sinkholes
            RT: Karst
Land surveys
            BT: Surveys
Land use
            RT: Right of way (land)
Landfills
            BT: Fills
            NT: Sanitary landfills
Landscaping
Landslides
            BT: Natural disasters
            BT: Geohazards
Large structures
            BT: Structures
Lasers
Lateral displacement
            BT: Displacement
Lateral forces
            BT: Force
Lateral loads
            BT: Loads
            NT: Pile lateral loads
Lateral pressure
            BT: Pressure
Lateral stability
            BT: Stability
Lateral stress
            BT: Stress
[Laterites]
            Use: Tropical soils
Latin America
            NT: Argentina
            NT: Brazil
            NT: Chile
            NT: Colombia
            NT: Costa Rica
            NT: Cuba
            NT: Ecuador
            NT: El Salvador
            NT: Guatemala
            NT: Mexico
            NT: Panama
            NT: Peru
            NT: Venezuela
Lattices
            RT: Frames
[Law suits]
            Use: Litigation
Laws
            NT: Federal laws
            NT: State laws
            RT: Legal factors
            RT: Legislation
            RT: Regulations
Layered soils
            BT: Soils
Layered systems
[Leachate]
            Use: Leaching
Leaching
            UF: [Leachate]
Lead (chemical)
            BT: Chemical elements
Leadership
            RT: Management
            RT: Supervision
Leakage
Lean construction
            BT: Construction
Leasing and renting
            UF: [Rental]
Least squares method
            BT: Methodology
Lebanon
            BT: Middle East
Left-turns
            RT: Intersections
Legal factors
            RT: Laws
            RT: Court decisions
            RT: Arbitration
            RT: Litigation
            RT: Claims
Legislation
            RT: Laws
Length
            NT: Effective length
            NT: Wavelength
            RT: Width
Levees and dikes
            BT: Embankments
            UF: [Dykes]
            UF: [Floodbanks]
            UF: [Stopbanks]
            UF: [Flood walls]
            UF: [Floodwalls]
Leveling
Liability
            RT: Negligence
[Libraries]
            Use: Public buildings
Libya
Licensing
Life cycles
Lifeline systems
            BT: Infrastructure
Lift bridges
            BT: Bridges
            UF: [Liftbridges]
Lift slab construction
            BT: Construction
[Liftbridges]
            Use: Lift bridges
Lifting
Light (artificial)
Light (natural)
Light rail transit
            BT: Public transportation
Lightning
Lightweight concrete
            BT: Concrete
Lime
Limestone
            BT: Stones
Limit analysis
            BT: Analysis
Limit design
            BT: Design
Limit equilibrium
            BT: Equilibrium
Limit states
Linear analysis
            BT: Analysis
Linear functions
Linear systems
            RT: Nonlinear systems
Liners
            NT: Clay liners
Linings
Liquids
            NT: Nonaqueous phase liquids
Lithuania
            BT: Europe
Litigation
            RT: Claims
            RT: Court decisions
            UF: [Law suits]
[Litter]
            Use: Solid wastes
Littoral currents
            BT: Currents
            UF: [Longshore currents]
Littoral deposits
            BT: Deposition
Littoral drift
            BT: Drift
Live loads
            BT: Loads
Load and resistance factor design
            BT: Design
            UF: [LRFD]
Load bearing capacity
            BT: Capacity
Load combinations
Load distribution
            BT: Distribution functions
Load duration
Load factors
Load history
            BT: History
Load tests
            BT: Tests
            NT: Pile load tests
Load transfer
Loading rates
Loads
            NT: Axial loads
            NT: Bed loads
            NT: Biaxial loads
            NT: Blast loads
            NT: Bridge loads
            NT: Concentrated loads
            NT: Critical loads
            NT: Cyclic loads
            NT: Dead loads
            NT: Dynamic loads
            NT: Earthquake loads
            NT: Eccentric loads
            NT: Failure loads
            NT: Gravity loads
            NT: Hydraulic loads
            NT: Ice loads
            NT: Impact loads
            NT: Impulsive loads
            NT: Lateral loads
            NT: Live loads
            NT: Maximum loads
            NT: Nutrient loads
            NT: Organic loads
            NT: Overloads
            NT: Pile lateral loads
            NT: Preloading
            NT: Repeated loads
            NT: Sediment loads
            NT: Service loads
            NT: Snow loads
            NT: Static loads
            NT: Suspended loads
            NT: Tensile loads
            NT: Transient loads
            NT: Transverse loads
            NT: Ultimate loads
            NT: Vertical loads
            NT: Wind loads
Local governments
            BT: Government
Localization
Location
            NT: Residential location
Locks
Loess
Logging
            RT: Forests
            RT: Trees
Logistics
Long waves
            BT: Waves
[Longshore currents]
            Use: Littoral currents
Loops
Louisiana
            BT: United States
Low flow
            BT: Flow
Low head (fluid mechanics)
            BT: Head (fluid mechanics)
[Low-Impact Development]
            Use: Sustainable development
Low-rise buildings
            BT: Buildings
[LRFD]
            Use: Load and resistance factor design
Lunar materials
Lysimeters

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