Load Modelling for Single Story Steel Buildings
Realistic load assumptions for single story buildings are thus far complicated by the insufficient state of the modelling of individual loads as random variables or stochastic processes...

New Wharf Covers Trident Submarines
The U.S. Navy's newer fleet of Trident-class submarines requires upgraded support facilities. Work has continued on expanding the base at Kings Bay, Georgia. The explosive...

Planning Sea-Land's New North Europe Hub Terminal

Fourth Marginal Wharf Extension—Portsmouth Marine Terminal

Critical Features of Custom Design Hydro Gates
Large hydro gates are custom designed to suit each particular installation. To prevent overlooking a feature that could lead to future problems, a check list of the numerous features should...

Crane, An Expert System for Optimal Tower Crane Selection and Placement

Rehabilitation of TVA's Great Falls Project
After seventy-one years of productive service, this two-unit, 31,860 kV plant is undergoing a major rehabilitation. The deterioration of the project has been of concern since the beginning...

Instream fFlows for the Big Bend Reach of the Platte River
The Big Bend reach of the Platte River in Central Nebraska provides habitat for 230 species of migratory birds. Included are six endangered or threatened species and the world's...

Channel Morphology and Habitat
Stream channels provide habitat for aquatic animals, such as fish and aquatic benthic invertebrates. Associated with the channel are near water habitats important to amphibians, reptiles,...

Fourth Generation Container Crane Characteristics
The specification of container crane characteristics requires the examination and identification of numerous ship and terminal operating parameters and trends to ensure that the specified...

Mobile Cranes on Barges—A Naval Architect's Perspective
The purpose of this paper is to present a procedure for analyzing the effect of heel on a barge/crane combination in order to determine its suitability for lifting a load of given size...

Container Crane Transfer Methods
Four schemes are presented for transferring container cranes around a corner: 1) transfer of crane on curved rail, 2) recessed short-radius shuttle, 3) recessed turntable and, 4) at-grade...

Structural Design of Container Cranes
The shipping industry uses container cranes to move cargo containers on and off ships. Container cranes have characteristics common to all crane structures, but many characteristics are...

Dual Hoist Container Cranes for Virginia Port Authority
The dual hoist container crane has proven to be substantially more productive than conventional container cranes. Virginia Port Authority has purchased three new dual hoist cranes with...

Innovative Bulkhead Design: Third Port Project—St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
This paper describes an innovative design making use of a 'master pile' bulkhead to support the waterside rail for travelling container cranes as well as to retain...

Louisiana Avenue Wharf E: Rehabilitate the Existing Wharf into a Container Terminal
The Port of New Orleans is currently modernizing the existing facilities in order to handle the containerized cargos, therefore enabling it to compete with other ports located on the Gulf...

Teaching Experiment in Real-Time Construction Data Acquisition
This paper describes an experiment used in an undergraduate civil engineering course to familiarize students with interfacing electronic instruments mounted on a construction machine to...

Modular Construction Technology for Arctic Islands
In order to investigate the possibilities for application in the Arctic of new generation construction vessels, a conceptual design of a production island retained by crane-installed concrete...

Building on Muck
The Craney Island Disposal Area at Norfolk, Va. is a 2,500 acre depository for material dredged from ports and channels in the Hampton Roads. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers extended...

Contained Dredged Material for Open Ocean Disposal
An intensive series of investigations were conducted on the sediments deposited in Craney Island, a 1012 hectare contained disposal facility in the Port of Hampton Roads, VA. Geographic...

 

 

 

 

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