Montioring and Modeling of Tandem Breakwater System at Hammond, IN
A tandem breakwater system was constructed in 1989-90 to provide protection for a large marina at Hammond, IN, at the south end of Lake Michigan. A five year monitoring program (1993-98),...

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...

Advances in Buoy Technology for Wind/Wave Data Collection and Analysis
Considerable advances have been made recently to reduce the cost of gathering meteorological and oceanographic data from coastal waters, especially for meteorological and oceanographic...

Policy Statement 465: Why We Must Raise the Bar
Members of ASCE's Task Committee on the First Professional Degree describe the motivation behind the board of direction's adoption of Policy Statement 465, which...

Update of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No.74 Guidelines for Electrical Transmission Line Structural Loads
For many months there has been doubt that the latest version of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 74. Guidelines for Electrical Transmission Line Structural Loading,...

The Inside Story
A full-scale renovation of the interior of Oklahoma City's Civic Center Music Hall required shaving much of the depth from two trusses under load conditions, installing new...

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...

Engineering Change at MIT
The first class to fulfill requirements established at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as part of a revision of the civil and environmental curricula graduated in 2001. The changes...

A History of Progress
Selected U.S. Papers in Geotechnical Engineering
Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE This collection of 78 historical papers provides a wide view of the rich body of literature that documents the...

Application of a SonTek Argonaut Side-Looking (SL) Doppler Flow Meter for Measuring Discharge on the Southern Leg of the Parana' River at the Entrance to the Itaipu Binacional Reservoir, Parana', Brasil
Index-velocity and water level data collected with a SonTek Argonaut Side-Looking (SL) Doppler Flow Meter and channel cross-sectional area data were used to compute total discharge on...

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...

FHWA Pooled-Fund Geotechnical Research: An Update

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

GIS and Remote Sensing Trends In Geo-Engineering

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

150 Years of Geotechnical Design & Construction

Karl Terzaghi's Legacy in Geotechnical Engineering

A Brief History of Environmental Geotechnics

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...

Geoscience and Geotechnical Aspects

 

 

 

 

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