DScheduler: A Deductive Database for Scheduling Building Construction Tasks
Computer applications in the construction domain, such as construction scheduling and estimation, require a large amount of data. Reasoning with complex data is facilitated by Artificial...

Graph—database of Large Dams in China (GLDC)
GLDC is a software with the dynamic processing and categorizing of the main graphs and data of the large dams in China. It can run by means of screen sidebar menu and in interactive mode...

Information Technology for Infrastructure Management
A database management system is component of an information system which is a component of information technology. THis paper demonstrates the enormity of information technology by introducing...

Infrastructure Management System: A Novel Approach
Traditional techniques of recording field data, and evaluation usually result in voluminous paper work. To streamline this operation, Sverdrup pioneered the use of an innovative CADD-Graphics...

Automating Inventory and Assessment of Infrastructure
Due to the large amount of information required to describe the components of infrastructure, automated tools are required to speed data collection and access to this information. This...

Automated Generation of NBI Reporting Fields from Pontis BMS Database
Methods to generate National Bridge Inventory (NBI) condition ratings for deck (Field 58), superstructure(Field 59), substructure (Field 60) and culvert (Field 62) from the bridge database...

Maintenance Management of Power Transmission Lines
An adb-based maintenance management system, KUHA, was developed in Finland to enable more efficient maintenance of power transmission lines. The system is used for strategic planning in...

Global Ocean Observing System to Determine the Health of the Ocean
Many of today's environmental problems stem from insufficient attention to the need for environmental protection in the course of large scale development. Often this inattention has been...

A Cooperative Coastal Data Collection Program in Washington State
The Washington State Department of Ecology and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have initiated a cooperative agreement for the joint management and funding of the Washington Coastal Data...

Automatic Vehicle Location at Seattle Metro
Seattle Metro has issued final acceptance on a signpost-based AVL system. The system has been well received by operators and by service communications coordinators. Metro has taken steps...

European Consensus Formation and Standardisation in the Area of Road Transport and Traffic Telematics
In Europe ATT-implementation projects are run both by PROMETHEUS (EUREKA) and DRIVE (Commission of the European Communities). Many of these projects are urban and inter-urban field trials...

Development of a Hydrological Database for PROSIM—A Water Rights-Based Operational Simulation Model of the Provo River
The development of a hydrological database for a computer model of the hydrology, water rights, and operations of the Provo and Weber rivers is described. The model uses all pertinent...

PCCP Inspection and Remediation Methods
This paper presents detailed investigative procedures and methodology used to locate corroded Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipes (PCCP). It examines data collection by electronic devices,...

Database for Pipeline Bridges in North America
Work began in 1985 at Wayne State University on a research study of pipeline suspension bridges. This effort, which was funded by ANR Pipeline Company of Detroit, Michigan, investigated...

Using a Geographical Information System to Facilitate Implementation of a Pavement Management System
One of the challenges facing local government is the management of its infrastructure. An important part of this process is the development of a pavement management systems to protect...

Long-Term Pavement Performance Program for Years 1992-1997: A Strategic Plan
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) began operational management of the Strategic Highway Research Program's (SHRP) Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) program on July 1, 1992....

Future Improvements for Design of Flexible Pavement Structures
The first set of data analyses on the National Pavement Data Base (NPDB) derived from the Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) activities have been completed. The results from sensitivity...

Bank Erosion Resulting From Hydroelectric Operations

Extreme Rainfall Probabilities

National Geotechnical Experimentation Sites—Central Data Repository
A central data repository is in the process of development for the recently-established system of U.S. geotechnical experimentation sites. Data which will be available for most of these...

 

 

 

 

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