From Good to Great: The Evolution of Cutoff Wall Quality Control and Verification Techniques
The last three decades have brought tremendous improvements to quality control (QC) procedures for construction and post-construction verification of deep cutoff walls installed in active high-hazard dams....

Site Constraints Complicate a Bulkhead Replacement: It Takes a Team to Overcome the Challenges
North American Aggregates (NAA), a leading supplier of aggregates in the New York area, recently constructed a new processing facility in Perth Amboy, NJ. One of the final components of the new facility...

Preparing for Wind and Water
Engineers have played an essential role in preparing cities and states for the 2021 hurricane season.Their efforts to protect the public and public infrastructure range from sea walls to sewer systems,...

Comprehensive Restoration: Scanning the Terminal
The 87-year-old Cincinnati Union Terminal in Ohio has undergone a comprehensive, $228-million restoration and renovation led by GBBN Architects. As part of that project, which included extensive historic...

The State of Soil Improvement in China: The G-I Soil Improvement Committee’s China Scan Tour
During the last four decades, China has made significant improvement in various sectors of its infrastructure, including high-speed railways, long-span and cross-sea bridges, large dams, long- and large-diameter...

Geotextile Tube Dewatering
Geotextile tubes are made of high-strength, permeable geotextile that, when filled with a slurry, allow water to drain from the tubes while retaining the solids. They can be prefabricated...

Innovative Use of a Groin Structure: Saving Cost, Shortening the Schedule, and Minimizing Impacts
Almost any type of construction activity can pose a shock to the surrounding environment and habitat. Obviously, the extent of the impact will depend on the location of the project and...

Applying Scanning Technology to Tunnel Inspections: Leveraging Technology to Reduce the Public Agita
A large number of transit and vehicular tunnels in the New York Metropolitan area were inundated by the tidal surge caused by Super Storm Sandy on October 29, 2012. The storm created major...

Stabilizing Colorado's Rock Slopes by Gluing, Scanning, and Bolting

2011 OPAL Individual Awards Videos
Introductions for and the acceptance speeches of the recipients of ASCE's Outstanding Projects And Leaders award, the Henry L. Michel Award for Industry Advancement of Research,...

Distinguished Member Videos - Class of 2010
Introductionsfor and the acceptance speeches ofthose who received ASCE's Distinguished Membership award in 2010. The honorees are ImadL. Al-Qadi, Robert L. Bowen, Robert G....

2011 OCEA Finalists Videos
Introductions for ASCE's 2011 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievementaward finalistsalong with the acceptance speechof the winner, the Louisville Water Company. Also shown...

2013 OPAL Gala Award Videos
Introductions for ASCE's 2013 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award finalists along with the acceptance speech of the winner, the Alvarado Water Treatment Plant....

2012 OPAL Awards Videos
Introductions for ASCE's 2012 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award finalists along with the acceptance speech of the winner, the Hoover Dam Bypass. Also shown are...

Diffraction of Waves by Semi-Infinite Breakwater

Hovering Breakwater

Wind-Generated Wave Diffraction by Breakwater Gap

Seawalls, Seacliffs, Beachrock: What Beach Effects? Part 3

Selected Coastal Engineering Papers of Robert L. Wiegel
Civil Engineering Classics
Sponsored by the Coastal Zone Management Committee of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This collection contains 54 papers and...

Seawalls, Seacliffs, Beachrock: What Beach Effects? Part 2

 

 

 

 

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