Use of Engineering Geophysics to Investigate a Site for a Bridge Foundation

National Water Quality Assessment: Moving from Measurement to Understanding
The USGS National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) program began in 1991. The objectives of the program were to characterize the quality of the Nations ground and surface water, assess...

Water Control Data System Modernization: Huntington District, Corps of Engineers
The Water Control Data System (WCDS) provides the tools that are used in making daily operational decisions for 35 reservoir projects and 9 navigation structures in Huntington District....

The New Austrian Guideline on Sprayed Concrete

Early Strength and Physical Properties in Accelerated Shotcrete

The Future of Airports
Through a series of meetings and surveys, professionals involved in the design, engineering, construction, and maintenance of airports throughout the United States and Canada have identified...

Teams and Teamwork: The Potential
Deliberate efforts to develop teamwork in most work groups can clearly improve productivity, communication, schedule maintenance, cost control, work quality, individual satisfaction, and...

Shared Leadership in Groups and Teams
The qualities needed for effective leadership have been argued for centuries. Many recent researchers and authors have made significant contributions worth having close at hand on your...

Ethics: A Design Responsibility
The design/build method of project delivery, because it largely removes the client from the quality control and assurance process, can lend itself to unethical behavior on the part of...

NAVSTAR Global Positioning System Surveying
Technical Engineering and Design Guides, as adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 28. This manual provides technical specifications and...

Two-in-One Tunnel
Engineers are converting the 2.6 mi (4.2 km) Anton Anderson Railroad Tunnel that connects the isolated town of Whittier, Alaska, to the rest of the state into a combination highway-railroad...

Design of Structure and Damping System to Control Motions of the Park Tower, Chicago
Park Tower, a 67 story condominium/hotel project currently under construction on the Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL, will be the first building in North America in recent times that utilizes...

Socioeconomic Land Use and Travel Patterns in Amsterdam
The number of inhabitants in Amsterdam is influenced by various developments such as the move to the suburbs, foreign immigration on the growth of prosperity. Important factors for the...

Innovative Solutions to Improve the Transportation System in Los Angeles County
Providing bus and rail service to over one million boardings each day is not an easy task, yet it is accomplished each day in Los Angeles County (County). In fact, Los Angeles is one of...

MetroCard: Automating New York City's Public Transit System
On January 6, 1994, New York City Transit introduced Automated Fare Collection to the largest transit system in the world. Known as MetroCard, this system of Automated Fare Collection...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns of Mexico City
Mexico City has grown from an agreeable city with a population of a million people to an expanding megalopolis of around seventeen million. The metropolitan area extends across two distinct,...

Urban Public Transportation and Operations in Mexico City
Inhabitants of the Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA) are served by several modes of transportation. In particular, transit vehicles include short units known as minibuses, buses, trolleybuses,...

Development of Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Manual
A study was conducted to develop updated principles, practices, and procedures for transit capacity and quality of service. Such a study focuses on developing a new Transit Capacity and...

Humboldt Beach and Dune Monitoring
Since 1881, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has maintained the entrance channel to Humboldt Bay on the Northern California Coast. This is accomplished through the annual dredging of approximately...

Technology in Support of Policy: The Sandag Regional Beach Monitoring Program
This paper describes a regional beach monitoring program conducted in San Diego County, California, by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). Initiated in 1996, the program...

 

 

 

 

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