System Impacts of Fuel Selection and MPC Heat Limits

Construction Quality Assurance in Corps of Engineers Projects Utilizing CADD Systems

Comparisons of Contract Delivery Systems at Orlando International Airport

Apportionment Delay Method: Is There Only One Solution?

A Knowledge-based Advisory System for Construction Claims

Environmental Hardening of a Mobile-Manipulator System for Nuclear Environments
The research report involves the radiation hardening of a commercially-available, mobile robot, the REMOTEC ANDROS. This hardening effort will culminate in the availability of a mega-rad...

Construction Operations on the OUTPOST Platform in Orbit
GLOBAL OUTPOST, Inc., with significant NASA assistance, proposes to place an External Tank (ET) of the space shuttle in orbit for commercial purposes. The OUTPOST Platform is designed...

Software Eases Contract Drafting

The Job-Order Contracting Solution
A new method of contracting, Job Order Contracting, combines many contracts into one administered by one project team. They are competitively bid, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity,...

Specification Contract Effects on Hydraulic Designs

Computer Implementation of Fuzzy Reasoning in Tendering
There are a lot of risk factors need to be considered in tendering in the construction industry. Examples are a) The market conditions: the degree of competition, the prevailing and the...

A Value Chain Model to Support Business Process Reengineering in Turnkey Contracting Firm
This paper discusses important factors of BPR as it is related to the use of information technology in the E&C industry. It then presents an industry value chain model from the...

Contemporaneous Development of Field Data: Transportation Construction Claim Defense
This paper addresses the continuing development of a construction field database system documenting resources applied on the jobsite by Contractors. The paper focuses on the case study...

Practical Method for Calculating Contraction Scour
Total scour at bridge crossing waterways consists of long-term aggradation or degradation of the streambed, contraction scour and local scour at the piers and abutments. This paper will...

Contraction Scour at a Bridge over the Iowa River
Flooding of the Iowa River during July and August 1993 caused extensive contraction scour at the State Highway 99 bridge over the Iowa River at Wapello, Iowa. At least 3.3 m of piling...

Effect of Bridge Pier Shape and Contraction Ratios on Backwater Profile

Expansion and Contraction of Powder River Between Moorhead and Broadus, MT: Geomorphic Observations and Numerical Modeling
Sixteen years of annual surveys demonstrate that the channel of Powder River expands at high flows and contracts at low flows. Channel contraction is associated with the formation of benches...

Engineers and Contractors Go Global
The telecommunication explosion and the rise of free-trade agreements are pushing consulting engineers and construction companies toward globalization, a trend seen in past decades among...

Contracting for Tiedback Walls on a Design-Build Basis

Dredging Equipment, Methods and Contracts

 

 

 

 

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