NCHRP Project 12-28(2)A Bridge Management System Software
This paper describes the various features of the bridge management system being developed by NET Corporation as part of a project funded by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program...

Texas High Speed Rail Ridership Forecasting
On May 28, 1991, the Texas High Speed Rail Authority made a decision to implement a High Speed Rail (HSR) system in the `Texas Triangle,' which would connect five of Texas' largest cities...

Technology Transfer Considerations Associated with Maglev Programs
Magnetic levitation (maglev) high-speed ground transportation technology, near operational status in Germany and well along in development in Japan, is now a candidate for transfer to...

Flow Study of In-Service Sanitary Sewers Rehabilitated with Insitupipe
In an effort to define the flow characteristics of sanitary sewer segments rehabilitated with Insituform under normal in-service conditions, Insituform of North America, Inc. (currently...

Developing an Air Transportation Hub—A Planning and Analysis Process and its Application in Taiwan, R.O.C.
The Ministry of Transportation and Communications of the Republic of China in Taiwan wanted to know whether it was feasible and desirable to develop an air transport hub at Chiang Kai-shek...

A Nationwide Survey of Civil Engineering-Related R&D
Prepared by the Civil Engineering Research Foundation. Sponsored by CERF and the National Science Foundation, with technical support from Aspen Systems Corporation. ...

Recent Developments of the Carbotek Process for Production of Lunar Oxygen
Carbotek and Shimizu Corporation are conducting joint development work on the further development of the Carbotek Process to produce oxygen from lunar ilemnite by hydrogen reduction. The...

Traffic Impact Studies for Marriott Corporation International Headquarters
This paper describes the steps taken in developing innovative traffic-related solutions to obtain approval for the Marriott Corporation International Headquarters site, which is planned...

The Future Role of Factory Built Housing
For most of this century, and particularly around 1970 as epitomized by Operation Breakthrough, the concept of transitioning the US housing industry from stick-by-stick field building...

Modifications to Coal Pier 6 Made Necessary by a Deeper Channel
In 1987 it became apparent to the Norfolk Southern Corporation that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed dredging of the Norfolk, Virginia Harbor would become a reality. Coal Pier...

Opting for Cooperation—A Case Study in Siting a Low Level Radioactive Waste Management Facility
In 1986, the Canadian federal government called a halt to efforts by a crown corporation to site a low-level radioactive waste management facility when it became apparent that continuation...

An Evaluation of the Role of Port Administration in Comprehensive Planning and Management of the Canadian Coast—The Example of Vancouver
The current institutional approach adopted to plan and regulate developments in Canada's major ports is assessed. To determine the effectiveness of the Canadian approach,...

The Greening of Corporate America
Since the decade of the 80's has seen both the most stringent environment regulations as well as the most destructive environmental incidents in our history, most American...

Development of Small Hydro in Ontario
Ontario is Canada's most populous Province with approximately 10 million residents, representing 40 per cent of the country's population. The electricity needs...

Hydraulic Model Studies for Non-Federal Projects at Federal Dams—A Case Study
This paper will discuss the hydraulic model studies for hydropower projects developed by Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (a non-federal entity) at existing Corps of Engineers...

CADD—Database Application for Facility Inspections
In 1989, the Sverdrup Corporation was hired to perform the Comprehensive Inspection of the Queens-Midtown and Brooklyn-Battery tunnels in New York City. From the onset of the project it...

Traffic Control System on the Hanshin Expressway
The Hanshin Expressway Public Corporation, Osaka, Japan has been developing and operating its automated traffic control system since 1969. This paper deals with the latest version of the...

Allied Junction/Secaucus Transfer Station—A Private/Public Partnership
This paper describes the background behind the development of the Allied Junction/Secaucus Transfer Station project, the improvements to the New Jersey TRANSIT rail network in Northern...

Industry Faces the Parking Problem
Parking structures are deteriorating; no land is available for new facilities; and employees have no other options for parking. The situation is a serious one, verging on disaster for...

Experience with the p-Version Program PROBE
The conventional approach in the FEM is known as the h-version, in which the solution accuracy depends on the size h of elements. The alternative approach is the p-version, in which the...

 

 

 

 

Return to search