The Levitation of Lunar Dust Via Electrostatic Forces
Apollo and Surveyor photographs revealed an unexpected lunar phenomenon that has come to be known as the 'horizon glow'. During lunar sunrise and sunset, a line of light was visible above...

Fires Deemed to Have Tested Structural Performance
This paper provides an overview and progress report of a survey and study of fire incidents deemed to have tested the structural performance of large buildings. This ongoing effort was...

When are Loads Taught? A Case Study and National Trends.
Several years ago, structures faculty of the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at the University of Wyoming revised their structures courses to meet several new educational...

Explorations in Geodesic Forms
Geodesic forms constitute an important family of structural systems. The objective of the paper is to show how the concepts of a mathematical tool called formex algebra and its programming...

Hyper-Geodesic Structures: Excerpts from a Visual Catalog
A class of hyper-geodesic surface structures is presented. The surfaces of known polygons, polyhedra, plane and space tessellations, higher dimensional polytopes can be subdivided into...

ASCE Salary Survey 1993
The 22nd biennial ASCE salary survey of the engineering profession conducted by the ASCE Committee on Employment Conditions during the first half of 1993 is presented. It consists of an...

The Effects of Spatial Resolution in Modeling the North Fork Drainage of the Gunnison River Basin
The U.S. Geological Survey Precipitation-Runoff Modeling System (PRMS) is a modular, distributed-parameter, watershed modeling system developed for use in evaluating the effects of climate...

Willingness and Ability to Pay for Rural Water
Estimates of willingness to pay for rural water systems were developed in South Dakota, Oklahoma, and Montana from responses to contingent valuation surveys. Ability to pay was also estimated...

A Survey of Stormwater Infiltration Basins in the Puget Sound Region
A survey of 23 infiltration basins in the Puget Sound area was conducted to gain information on the performance of these systems and the degree of compliance with state agency guidelines....

Survey of Stormwater Detention State of Practice
A survey of stormwater professionals in the United States and Canada was conducted by the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District in 1991 regarding the current state of practice in the...

A Characterization Study of Fractured Rock

Creation of a Modernized Land Information System for Milwaukee County
This paper provides a case study of the creation of a parcel based land information system for a large metropolitan county. The paper describes the structure of the system and the technical...

Studying Route Choice Behavior Using Computer-Aided Telephone Interviews and GIS
In this paper two innovative techniques in developing route choice surveys are introduced. The first is using computer-aided telephone interviews (CATI), and the second utilizes geographic...

A GIS Foundation Example
A primary network of geodetic control monuments was developed with static GPS measurements. These monuments are tied to the existing Florida High Precision Network....

Wanapum Dam Embankment Settlement Study
This paper discusses the long term vertical movements of a zoned earth embankment. Vertical movement of the Wanapum Dam embankment has been monitored since its completion in 1964. The...

Blast Densification of a Thick, Loose Debris Flow at Mt. St. Helen's., Washington
Numerous debris flows occurred during the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helen's in Washington State. The proposed location of Bridge 12 over Coldwater Creek along State Route 504 is underlain...

Low-Cost Bridge Scour Measurements
This paper reports on the use of a low-cost, highly portable sonar system. The ease of use of the instrument and the short time required to make measurements should make this system valuable...

Comparison of Current Meters Used for Stream Gaging
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is field and laboratory testing the performance of several current meters used throughout the world for stream gaging. Meters tested include horizontal-axis...

Expansion and Contraction of Powder River Between Moorhead and Broadus, MT: Geomorphic Observations and Numerical Modeling
Sixteen years of annual surveys demonstrate that the channel of Powder River expands at high flows and contracts at low flows. Channel contraction is associated with the formation of benches...

Summary of Highway Product Evaluation Practices and HITEC Needs Survey
This report (CERF No. 94-5012) contains the results from a survey conducted by the Civil Engineering Research Foundation (CERF), the research affiliate of the American Society of Civil...

 

 

 

 

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