Technology: Software Predicts Effectiveness of Disaster Prevention Measures

Stochastic Analysis of the Truckee River Flow System
The Truckee River system is a complex system that involves a number of hydraulic structures such as natural and artificial lakes and reservoirs and diversions. Streamflow data have been...

Evaluation of the CON-ARCH reinforced Concrete Buried Arch System
Final Report
This report summarizes the evaluation of the Con-Arch culvert system marketed by Hunter Contracting, Co. of Tucson, Arizona. The evaluation consisted of computer analysis and field testing of two Con-Arch...

Irrigation Hydrology: Crossing Scales
Hydrology is the science concerned with distribution, circulation, and properties of water of the earth and its atmosphere, across the full range of time and space scales. Subject matter...

State of the Art of Structural Engineering
The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the developments in structural engineering that took place during the past century. This overview includes: (1) some of the major...

Role of ASCE in the Advancement of Computing in Civil Engineering
Computing has emerged as a major focus area in civil engineering, just as it has in other disciplines. This paper examines the role of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in...

Work of Art
Cincinnati's new art center is being lauded for its structural animation and innovative use of form. Rendering this sculptural edifice in concrete and steel within a limited...

Thermal Cyclone Washing for Remediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soils
Thermal Cyclone Washing (TCW) is a soil remediation technology developed and tested at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. TCW is a combination of thermal, chemical, and physical...

Characterization of Anaerobic Microbial Consortium Response to Thiol-Reactive Compounds
The activity of anaerobes in wastewater treatment processes can be limited when a toxicant enters the system. For certain toxicants, along with the decrease in metabolic activity, an efflux...

Development and Application of a Decision Support System for Municipal Water Infrastructure Planning: Challenges and Successes
Many water utilities across the country continue to face the challenge of intelligent planning for cost effective, efficient operation, larger demands, stricter government regulations,...

The Role of Pavement Mechanics in the Future of Pavement Design, Construction, Performance, and Management - Opening Address

NewsBriefs: Methanol Cools Laptop Computers, Promotes Efficacy (Sandia National Laboratories)

NewsBriefs: Software Developed to Streamline Data (Pennsylvania State University)

NewsBriefs: INEEL Develops Imaging Breakthrough (INEEL Newswire)

NewsBriefs: Software Links Firefighters with Data (New York Times)

Perspectives in Civil Engineering
Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the American Society of Civil Engineers
This report contains 27 papers that serve as a testament to the state-of-the-art of civil engineering at the outset of the 21st century, as well as to commemorate the ASCE's...

Supercomputing Software Analyzes Stresses on Structures

Technology: Advanced Blast Simulation Software Models Effect of Explosions

Materials and Manufacturing Processes
This chapter introduces the basic materials used in the manufacturing of composite structures. It will help the line designer in understanding how the different elements of the fiber-matrix...

Quality Assurance
The user is responsible for ensuring the quality of products purchased. Therefore, the user of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) products determines the level of quality that will be accepted....

 

 

 

 

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