Repeat Performance
Working with a budget of $10 million, engineers designing a new high-rise residential structure in New York City had to find creative ways to control costs. One budget-saving idea was...

Raising the Bar - 345kV Uprating
The paper presents solutions to increasing the transfer capacity (book rating) of two critical 345kV tie lines. Described are computer modeling techniques using laser survey data coupled...

New Compensation Survey Unveiled

Quality Control Test for Prestressing Wires in Concrete Pressure Pipe
Prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) was introduced in 1942 as a high pressure capacity conduit for water transmission. The principal element of the design and construction that imparts...

An Aggressive I/I Abatement Program is Underway as Part of Vallejos Wet Weather Program
The Vallejo Sanitation and Flood Control District (VSFCD) is undertaking an aggressive pilot program to control wet weather flows and eliminate sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) that are...

Calibration of Water-Velocity Meters
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), as part of its responsibility to appraise the quantity of water resources in the United States, maintains facilities for the calibration of water-velocity...

Buffalo Cove Water Management Unit, Atchafalaya Basin, LA: A Case Study
The Atchafalaya Basin is a system undergoing change in topography and subsequently, hydraulics and hydrology. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funded and constructed an initial small-scale...

Quality Control of Dry Lime Cement Columns by the Pressuremeter Test

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

Education: Survey Reveals Hiring Wishes of Structural Firms

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...

GeoDenvor 2000 Conference-at-a-Glance

Corebits: Clyde Baker to Present the 2000 Ralph Peck Lecture at Amherst; GeoDever 2000 Builds on Exciting New Opportunities in Geotechnical Engineering; Wallace Hayward Baker Award; Augered Cast-in-Place Pile Seminar; Central Pennsylvania Section of ASCE 18th Geotechnical Seminar Geotechnical Trends in the Next Millennium

Corebits: GeoDenver 2000; Two G-I Members Elected to National Academy of Engineering; Landslides: Causes, Impacts, & Countermeasures; ADSC's Faculty Workshop Teaches the Teachers How to Teach; ADSC Expo 2000; G-I Members Receive Complimentary Issues of Geotimes; International Deep Foundations Congress

 

 

 

 

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