Construction Factors and Monitoring Methods Relating to the Performance of Ventura Breakwater Core Loc Repair
In 1999 the Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) repaired the north Ventura breakwater head. The head was rebuilt using 2-ton underlayer stone armored with...

Geotechnical Aspects of Beach Restoration
Large-scale beach restoration undertaken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Florida requires millions of cubic yards of beach quality sand. Exploration for these sand resources starts...

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2001
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 166, 2001 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal and periodical papers and technical notes, Civil Engineering - ASCE feature...

Geo-Strata
Focusing on geotechnical projects that use unique techniques and innovative processes, the magazine provides the everyday, real world details that geotechnical professionals need to know. Geo-Strata is...

Distance Learning: The New Geotechnical Graduate School?

Leadership Profile - The Geo-Leader: Dr. Rudy Bonaparte: Engineer, Businessman, and President, Geosyntec Consultants

Who, What, Where and Why? - Test Your Knowledge of Engineering History

Solving Socioeconomic Problems Using Geotechnical Engineering Skills

Leadership Profile - The Geo-Leader: Stan Case

Who, What, Where, and Why? - Test Your Knowledge of Engineering History

Core Bits: Geo-Institute Board Welcomes Two New Governors; 150 Years of American Civil Engineering; GSP 50 Papers; The International Deep Foundations Congress; Call for Papers; Call for Nominations & Elections Committee Members; Earth Science Week Evolves; High-School Students Discover Complex Interactions Among Oceans, Air, and Ice

The Future of Airports
Through a series of meetings and surveys, professionals involved in the design, engineering, construction, and maintenance of airports throughout the United States and Canada have identified...

Preparing for a Slowdown
The economy may not be heading for a downturn, but it is likely to slow in 2001 if early results are any indication. Smaller businesses are often hardest hit by slower growth, but there...

From Competitors to Partners
Embracing a competitor as a business partner may be somewhat uncomfortable for small engineering firms—at least initially. There is natural concern about what a fellow team member—who...

Geotechnical Surgery: A Case History

Nuclear Shutdown
The lengthy process of decommissioning—and in some cases dismantling—a commercial nuclear power plant is unlike any other project. The few plants that have been decommissioned are providing...

Under the Microscope
Forensic engineering is typically more complex than engineering design because it requires the integration of specialized knowledge of materials science, structural analysis and design,...

Selected Geotechnical papers of James K. Mitchell
Civil Engineering Classics
Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE. This collections contains 35 key papers by James K. Mitchell during his extraordinary career as a geotechnical...

Turning with the Wind
A 125-m high tower built at the site of the Glasgow Science Center in the United Kingdom required some innovative design methods. To reduce the aerodynamic effects imposed on the slender...

Marketing Your Web Site
Most companies in the engineering and construction industry have had their own Web sites for some time. But experts warn that generating traffic from potential clients, job seekers and...

 

 

 

 

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