Maintaining Our Goals
Setting goals is easier than achieving them and, once achieved, they must not be viewed as final accomplishments to put behind us - they must be sustained. Although goals are essentially...

Inventorying the System/Inspection Introductory Remarks
A major sewer system evaluation survey is nearing completion in the seven communities which make up Special District No. 1 of the East Bay Municipal Utility District. A major effort has...

Rehabilitation of the CNW and ICG Railroads
The railroad industry is an indispensable part of the American economy. However, the railroad infrastructure was allowed to deteriorate to the extent of having 5. 4 billion in deferred...

Thaw Settlement as a Result of Permafrost Deterioration
An overview is given of floor and footing failure as a result of deterioration of permafrost. Consideration of causes for the deterioration and methods of repair are addressed in general...

Cement Grouting: Water Minimising Practices
Water gives cement grout its mobility, but the water needed for mobility exceeds hydration requirements substantially in most applications. If this excess water is allowed to collect and...

Innovative Strategies to Improve Urban Transportation Performance
The field of urban transportation is facing some severe challenges. Roadways continue to deteriorate, the financial condition of public transit systems is abysmal, and general productivity...

The Balancing Act of Preparing Coastal Management Plans
There are some basic principles that should be recognised by those persons involved in preparing coastal management plans. Within the context of coastal management in South Australia,...

Infrastructure Rehabilitation: New Technologies
The paper discusses developments in a number of areas that may be brought to bear on the problems of infrastructure deterioration and rehabilitation. Among the subjects discussed weekly...

Dewatering--Avoiding Its Unwanted Side Effects
The undesirable side effects that sometimes occur when dewatering for construction or mining are presented, including: ground settlement due to dewatering; deterioration of timber piling;...

Rebuilding America
Infrastructure Rehabilitation
The future of the nation demands a solution to the problem of our deteriorating infrastructure. Civil engineers are called on to act as guardians of our public works facilities that must...

Random Vibration of Hysteretic Systems

A Statistical Model of Bacterial Water Quality

Throgs Neck Bridge: Why Did Its Deck Deteriorate?
Rapid deterioration of the concrete roadway decks of the Throgs Neck Bridge approach viaducts was found to be due to secondary tensile and fatigue stresses brought on by deflection of...

Characterization of Offshore and Coastal Ice Conditions
Seasonal sea ice conditions typical of nearshore coastal zones are reviewed. Prominent ice features influencing design ice conditions for offshore structures are described. This paper...

West Breakwater-Sines Study of Armour Stability

Preliminary Inspection of Pier Structures

River Channel Changes: The Lower Mississippi River Below Natchez, Mississippi

Dock Renovation in Corpus Christi-Aspects of Fendering

Structural Evaluation of Marine Structures

First-Generation Model of Ice Deterioration

 

 

 

 

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