Clogging of Animal Waste: An Overview
This chapter examines research addressing the mechanisms that play a role in the clogging of lagoon liners by animal waste....

Evaluating Seepage Losses and Liner Performance at Animal Waste Lagoons using Water Balance Methods
This chapter discusses techniques for evaluating seepage losses from existing animal waste lagoons under field conditions....

Air Quality Issues Associated with Livestock Production
This chapter reviews the current state of the art on air quality issues associated with animal waste containment. Outdoor waste storage and treatment systems are emphasized. Air quality...

Design of Isolated Structures
This chapter examines the design of isolated structures. Topics include governing design codes; design of isolated buildings; design of isolated bridges and viaducts; and issues related...

Bridge and Tunnel Security
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the Federal Highway Administration recently convened a panel of esteemed researchers and experts in bridge and...

Rebuilding the Winter Garden
The terrorist attacks of September 11 partially destroyed the Winter Garden, a majestic public apace that connected the World Trade Center to the Hudson River waterfront on the perimeter...

Constructing on the Inconstructible
Exhaustive and sophisticated analyses of extremely weak foundation soils coupled with an innovative approach to quay wall design help bring the new shipping terminal under construction...

CMOM in Fairfax County, Virginia

CMOM and Legal Implications

Making the Transition
Completed in March, the Thornton Transitional Reservoir, south of Chicago, is providing immediate flood relief and water quality benefits more than decade before a larger storm-water reservoir...

Past and Future of Construction Equipment—Part IV
The development of construction equipment has followed the major changes in global transportation. In 1420, Giovanni Fontana was dreaming of and diagramming dredging machines. Development...

What Is Hydraulic Engineering?
This paper, written to mark ASCE's 150th anniversary, traces the role of hydraulic engineering from early or mid-twentieth-century to the beginning of the twenty-first century....

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...

Development of Transportation Engineering Research, Education, and Practice in a Changing Civil Engineering World
Transportation has been one of the essential areas within civil engineering since its early days. In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of ASCE, this paper presents a review of developments...

Engineering, Design and Construction of Lunar Bases
How do we begin to expand our civilization to the Moon? What are the technical issues that infrastructural engineers, in particular, must address? This paper has the goal of introducing...

Cementitious Materials—Nine Millennia and A New Century: Past, Present, and Future
Cementitious materials have been used in construction for several millennia and through several civilizations. Their use has been revitalized in the recent century, and they have become...

Wood and Wood-Based Materials: Current Status and Future of a Structural Material
Wood is one of the earliest construction materials, and the structural use of wood and wood-based materials continues to steadily increase. In fact, new wood-based materials continue to...

Use of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites as Reinforcing Material for Concrete
Although the potential of continuous fiber reinforced polymers (FRPs) was recognized more than 50 years ago, bottlenecks such as vulnerability to static fatigue, ultraviolet radiation,...

History of Hot Mix Asphalt Mixture Design in the United States
Asphalt has been used as a construction material from the earliest days of civilization, but though it has long been used as a waterproofing material in shipbuilding and hydraulics, its...

Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites for Construction—State-of-the-Art Review
A concise state-of-the-art survey of fiber-reinforced polymer (also known as fiber-reinforced plastic) composites for construction applications in civil engineering is presented. The paper...

 

 

 

 

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