Bending of Retrofitted Test Foundation Walls
New repair methodology has been developed for residential construction that can be used to retrofit foundation bearing walls damaged by mine subsidence. The repair strengthens the foundation...

The Big Pipe: Design and Construction of the South Bay Land Outfall in San Diego, California

Innovations in the Development and Expansion of Intermodal Facilities
The intermodal industry is a dynamic one, with a long history which has undergone profound change since the introduction of containerization only 30 years ago. Today, change continues...

Negotiating the Maze: Hydroelectric Development and Relicensing on Federal Lands

Earthquake Risk GIS Analysis for Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China
The Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region is a small autonomous region in the eastern part of northwest China and below Inner Mongolia with an area of 66,400 square meters. Ningxia's population...

Potential Role of GIS in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Studies at U.S. Army WES
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) was one of the original developers of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and continues to be active in related research (U.S. Army Engineer Construction...

Optimal Region Aggregation with Shape Considerations in Spatial Optimization
The region aggregation (land acquisition) problem is discussed within the context of a regular grid matrix having representative cell indices or attribute values. Several optimization...

Evaluation of Runway Roughness for Fighter Jets
A new roughness evaluation procedure is needed, especially, when dealing with modern fighter jets. To this end, a comprehensive pilot attitude survey was conducted in Israel in order to...

Urban Development and APMs in Japan
Implementation of APMs in relation to urban development enlarges the freedom in planning land use and transportation facilities and expands its influence area. As a whole, APM expands...

Design and Construction of the Miami Metromover Extensions
Final design, right-of-way acquisition and construction of two extensions to the existing Downtown Miami Automated People Mover, known as the Metromover, began in September 1989. Millions...

Hong Kong's Wastewater Underground
Standard Hong Kong methods for siting the new $18 million Stanley Wastewater Treatment Plant in Hong Kong Island's South District were running into trouble. The rocky coastal...

A Better Grade Of Grade
A new technique for using geogrid reinforcement to construct natural-looking steep earth slopes called landform contour grading helped meet engineering, economic and aesthetic challenges...

Reclaiming Clear-Cut Land
The Savannah (Ga.) Airport Commission needed to expand the city's international airport to meet projected needs through 2007. The expansion was designed with Greiner, Inc.,...

Ground Improvement of Rubbish Dump Over Reclaimed Tin Mine

Three-Dimensional Analytical Techniques for Assessing Overburden Toxicity as a Decision-Making Tool for Reclaimability Determinations

Geomechanics of Subsidence Due to Pumping of Groundwater
In this talk we describe a nonlinear theory for the classical problem of pumping of groundwater from a layered soil. The model soil system consists of three horizontal layers where a very...

GeoLink: Integrating GIS and GPS for Land Use Planning, Road Mapping, and Environmental Analysis

A GIS for Land Management

A Description of LANDSIM and Its Uses

The Initial Exploration of Mars: Rationale for a Return Mission to Chryse Planitia and the Viking 1 Lander
The concepts behind planning a landing site on Mars are discussed. Based on the engineering constraints and the scientific objectives which will likely be imposed on the first few missions...

 

 

 

 

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