Hurricane Effects and Post-Storm Recovery, Pinellas County, Florida (1985-1986)

Performance of a Seawall with a Frontal Beach

Nourishment of San Luis Beach, Galveston Island, TX: An Assessment of the Impact

Nourishment of San Luis Beach, Galveston Island, TX
It has been proposed that one way of stopping shoreline retreat and protecting the foot of the Galveston Seawall is to nourish the complete length of the beach in front of the Seawall....

Shoreline Protection of the East Frisian Islands of Norderney and Langeoog
The seven East Frisian Islands protect as a natural barrier chain a part of the German coastline. In order to protect the health and bathing resorts against erosion, people constructed...

Shoreline Erosion Protection and Beach Nourishment
More than 40 percent of our national shoreline, excluding Alaska, is undergoing severe erosion. Structural measures including bulkheads, seawalls, revetments, groins, offshore breakwaters,...

Analytical Method of Ship Motions Moored to Quay Walls and Application to Port Planning
This paper describes an analytical method to calculate ship motions moored to quay walls and application of the method in order to establish the port planning method in taking account...

A Small Community's Response to Catastrophic Coastal Bluff Erosion
This paper describes the actions taken by a small unincorporated coastal community in Northern California during a series of catastrophic bluff erosional events, which occurred between...

Case Study on Fifty Years of Seawall and Groin Construction, Tybee Island, Georgia
The purpose of this paper is to document and analyze the problems, proposed solutions, and results of local, state, and federal attempts to control erosion and storm damage at Tybee Island,...

Vertical Barriers in Soil for Pollution Containment
Vertical barriers have evolved over the past fifteen years into a technique that is widely applied to restrict the underground movement of liquid wastes and polluted groundwater. Most...

Slurry Trench Construction—Collier Road Landfill
The owner of an existing solid waste landfill has undertaken several measures to contain and recover near-surface groundwater at the site, including capping of the site with cohesive soil,...

Plastic Concrete Cutoff Walls
The studies revealed that plastic concrete can be prepared having a coefficient of hydraulic conductivity that is less than 1 multiplied by 10** minus **7 cm/sec. The shear strength of...

Coastal Sediments
The two-volume Proceedings of Coastal Sediments '87 contain more than 150 full papers delivered at a specialty technical conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers...

A Computerized System for Diaphragm Design of Metal-Clad Timber Frame Buildings

The Computer Emulation of an Engineer's Sketch and Calculation Sheet

Repair of Concrete Structures in Mexico City

Proposed Design Technique for Composite Diaphragms

Cracking of a Tilt-Up Structure Due to Dynamic Loads
The extensive cracking of a tilt-up reinforced concrete structure is discussed. The site investigation revealed horizontal cracks at two feet to seven feet above a mezzanine level which...

Response of Buried Structure Walls to Earth Penetrating Conventional Weapons
A structural analysis method is presented which accurately models the interface condition between a buried structure and the surrounding soil. During the loading phase, continuity of both...

Anchorage Forces for Z-Purlin Supported Standing Seam Roof Systems
This paper presents the results of a limited study to determine if the provisions of Section D. 3. 2. 1 'Anchorage Bracing for Roof Systems Under Load with Top Flange Connected...

 

 

 

 

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