Tsunami Loads and Effects
Guide to the Tsunami Design Provisions of ASCE 7-16
The devastating tsunamis that struck Chile and Japan in 2010 and 2011 underscored the critical need for new structural design criteria to improve building resilience and safeguard human life. They also...

Adventures in Managing Water
Real-World Engineering Experiences
Sponsored by the River Basin Planning, Policy, and Operations Technical Committee of the Planning and Management Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCEAdventures in Managing...

The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet, By Henry Fountain. New York: Crown, 2017

Observations on Geotechnical Reliability-Based Design Development in North America

Construction of the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal's Past, Present, and Future—An Engineering Perspective

Geotechnics of the Panama Canal Expansion

The Dams of the Panama Canal Expansion

The Canal Builders: Making America's Empire at the Panama Canal by Julie Greene. New York City: Penguin Press.

Seaway to the Future: American Social Visions and the Construction of the Panama Canal by Alexander Missal. New York City: Viking Penguin, 2009.

Book Review: Panama Fever: The Epic Story of One of the Greatest Human Achievements of All Time — The Building of the Panama Canal by Matthew Parker. New York City: Doubleday, 2007

An Experimental Study on the Behaviour of Full-Scale Composite Steel Frames under Furnace Loading
In view of recent large fires in tall buildings, such as One Meridian Square (USA), East Tower Central Park (Venezuela), World Trade Center (USA) and Windsor Tower (Spain), there has been...

Predicting Losses of Phosphorus in the Humid Tropics Using a Modified Version of GLEAMS

Water Quality Modeling for Urban Planning

Book Review: Green Phoenix: Restoring the Tropical Forests of Guanacaste, Costa Rica by William Allen. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001

A Dynamic Climate Downscaling Prediction System for N.E. Brazil
The International Research Institute for climate prediction (IRI) is collaborating with several levels of government and various local and foreign researchers in several key disciplines...

Rhythm of Beachrock Levels in Contrasting Plate Settings: Rifting Red Sea and North American-Caribbean Plates
Sequences of beachrocks have been compared from the northern Red Sea, the North American plate (north shore of Puerto Rico), and an island of the Caribbean plate. In all these areas the...

Application of a SonTek Argonaut Side-Looking (SL) Doppler Flow Meter for Measuring Discharge on the Southern Leg of the Parana' River at the Entrance to the Itaipu Binacional Reservoir, Parana', Brasil
Index-velocity and water level data collected with a SonTek Argonaut Side-Looking (SL) Doppler Flow Meter and channel cross-sectional area data were used to compute total discharge on...

Non-Destructive Excavating Around Pipelines and Challenging Conditions
Hydrovac technology provides engineers and contractors with a unique solution for non-destructive excavating around sensitive buried lines. As a non-mechanical excavating method, it is...

Amino Acid Geochronology Applied to the Dating of Eolianites on San Salvador Island, Bahamas
Using amino acid racemization data measured on carbonate eolianite sediments, we assess the ability of amino acid geochronology to distringuish among several stratigraphic units on San...

 

 

 

 

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