State of the Practice for Laboratory Testing of Soft Soils: It's All in the Details
As with all material testing, soils testing has undergone dramatic advances in technology because of computer automation. In the 1970s, laboratories were filled with dial gages, proving rings, mercury...

A Sunken Submarine Full of Mercury: Safe, Controlled Construction of a Counter Fill for Seabed Slope Stabilization at about 155 to 177 Meters
On December 5, 1944, with World War II still raging and peace in Europe still six months away, the German submarine U-864 set out on her maiden voyage on a secret mission to deliver strategic war supplies...

Becoming Greener with Green Sand: An Iron Castings Company Devises an Environmentally Friendly Liner System Reusing Foundry Byproduct
Metalcasting is one of the oldest methods of recycling—humans have a few millennia worth of experience with the technique—but today's industry still battles public preconceptions...

Long-Term Performance Monitoring of a Hillside Retaining Wall
To accommodate expansion of the West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle, WA, a 3,000-ft-long soldier pile, tieback-anchored retaining wall was constructed from May 1991 to May 1992. An oblique...

Velocity and Temperature in Buoyant Surface Jet

Dye-Vector Flow Visualization-Cooling Water Model

Cooling Water Recirculation in the Ocean

Cooling by Ocean Water: Model/Field Comparison

Chemical Grouting
Chemical grouting is used in underground construction primarily on soft-ground shafts and tunnels in an effort to control cohesionless or running ground conditions by modifying the soil....

Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants
Fully revised and updated, this three-volume set from the Water Environment Federation and the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers presents...

Heave Distress Problems in Chemically-Treated Sulfate-Laden Materials

Coupling Physical, Chemical, or Biological Methods for Innovative Groundwater Remediation Coupled Polymer Floods and Bio-Chemical Remediation Techniques for Enhanced Groundwater Treatment
Many groundwater remediation techniques are designed to remove or destroy contaminants in situ, but these goals can be accomplished only by...

Considerations Regarding Geochemical Transformations Downstream of Subsurface Wastewater Effluent Disposal Facilities
Many suburban and rural communities use subsurface disposal in conjunction with on-site and other small decentralized systems. In addition, to reduce the impacts of wastewater treatment...

Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) Operation in Wastewater Treatment Plants
Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) Operation Wastewater Treatment Plants instructs readers in the theory, equipment, and practical techniques needed to optimize BNR in varied environments,...

Redox Balance of Upper Mystic Lake and Effects on Cycling of Watershed-Derived Metals

Thermal Modeling of the Power Plant Cooling Lake System

Exceeding Expectations
As part of an upgrade of a Michigan wastewater treatment plant, project designers are responding to community demands for a high-performing facility. The result - the largest membrane...

Light at the End of the Tunnel
As part of a comprehensive program to control combined sewer overflows in Richmond, Virginia, engineers designed a deep tunnel 5,900 feet long to store the polluted water during severe...

A Cleaner Coast Down Under
As part of a strategy to improve the quality of wastewater treatment in the Illawarra- a popular coastal region in Australia- the country's largest supplier of water and wastewater...

Water Wise in Phoenix
To satisfy its growing demand for safe drinking water, Phoenix has turned to an innovative design/build/operate approach that is expected to deliver a highly sophisticated yet cost-effective...

 

 

 

 

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