Methodology to Establish Adequacy of Seawalls for Coastal Flood Protection

The Effect of Hard Stabilization upon Dry Beach Width

Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection for Virginia Beach, Virginia

Initial Apparent Failure Appears to be a Success at Tybee Island, Georgia

Effect of Coastline Features on Seawater Quality—Case Study of Tokyo Bay

Sulfated Polysaccharides from Marine Invertebrates
The authors Laboratory is involved in the chemical and structural determination of sulfated polysaccharides from different sources. The main purpose of such studies is to compare these...

Structural Design, Analysis and Testing
This volume contains the papers presented in 21 sessions of the 1989 Structures Congress held in San Francisco. The papers cover a wide range of topics including types of construction...

Pebbles and Boulders Shore up Quay Walls

Towards a Distinct Treatment of Incipient Motion for Bed Forms of Low Regime
The principle methods for estimating the incipient particle motion on developed bed forms in the lower regime are compared with each other. Usually only a part of the total wall shear...

The Role of Vegetation in River Bank Erosion
The purpose of this paper is to describe briefly how streambank vegetation, both roots and shoots, modify the 'skin' or surface layer and how this in turn affects...

Sediment Ramping at Mill Creek
A Corps of Engineers study completed in 1988 analyzed this ramping phenomenon Mill Creek in Southern California Using an approach which combined sedimentation research with Corps experience...

Freeboard Allowances for Chute Spillways
Allowances must be made for the physical phenomena which cannot be modelled, such as wave action, air bulking, splash and spray; the simplifications of behaviour implicit in the calculations;...

Wall to Separate Kids and Thugs

Phoenix Wall Protects Petroglyphs

Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of a Thick-Walled Concrete Canyon Structure

A Station With a View
The Port Authority TransHudson Corp. (PATH) is renovating and expanding Exchange Place station, the first stop in New Jersey across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan. To be completed...

Laboratory Study of Geogrid Reinforced Soil Walls
The paper describes the construction and testing of three (3) large-scale geogrid reinforced soil retaining wall models. The models were 3 m high and were built in the RMC Retaining Wall...

Controlled Yielding of the Lateral Boundaries of Soil Retaining Structures
Lateral expansion of conventional or reinforced soil backfills is necessary to establish and maintain the minimum lateral stresses on soil retaining structures. Laboratory studies are...

Subsidence Over AML and Its Causes—A Case Study
Subsidence over abandoned mined lands can be attributed to several causes. For purposes of compensation and liability and developing remedial measures, it is essential to identify the...

Drawing up Waterproof Curtains
Curtain wall damage has recently become the number one source of building owner complaints. Until wall systems are designed with backup water collection systems and other details, leakage...

 

 

 

 

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