Integrating Database and Geometric Modeling Technologies to Manage Facility Information
Existing engineering data models provide various means of representing, organizing and linking information about constructed facilities in a computer-integrated environment. However, they...

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...

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...

Development of Simulation and Cost Models to Compare HSR and Maglev Systems
Both high-speed rail (HSR) and magnetically levitated systems offer comfortable and safe ground transportation at high speed. The cost structure and performance of these systems and their...

Getting to the Nonpoint Source with GIS
Like most densely populated areas in the U.S., the Galveston Bay in Texas suffers from non-point-source pollution. Engineers working under guidelines of the Galveston Bay National Estuary...

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...

Designing the Framework for Coastal Mapping and Database Building in Support of a Coastal Zone Management Program: Nova Scotia, Canada
The Province of Nova Scotia has undertaken a program to manage its coastal zone. In support of this program it was recognized early in the process that comprehensive sets of data and information...

Dynamic Traveler Information and Transit Ridership
Over the past decade, the Southern California Rapid Transit District (SCRTD) has developed an extensive database with dynamic transit schedule and route guidance information. To investigate...

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...

Quality Control and Quality Assurance Plan for Bridge Channel-Stability Assessments in Massachusetts
A quality control and quality assurance plan has been implemented as part of the Massachusetts bridge scour and channel-stability assessment program. This program is being conducted by...

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...

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

Some Considerations for the Use of Geographic Information Systems
GIS have become widely used. Geotechnical earthquake engineers need both to understand what distinguishes a GIS form other data base systems and to make clear the purpose, use, and maintenance...

 

 

 

 

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