Building Protection from Tunneling in Downtown Los Angeles

Forced Vibration Testing of an Expanded Base Concrete Pile
Forced vibration testing of a full-scale cast-in-situ expanded base concrete pile supporting a structural mass was conducted as part of a test pile program for a paper mill expansion at...

Measured to the Max
Engineers looking to model the behavior of a structure under seismic conditions often ignore the best source of data available: the building itself. Full-scale measurements of vibrations...

Earthquakes: A New Look at Cracked Masonry
Economics, fears of liability, and a strict damaged-buildings repairs ordinance have contributed to an extensive delay in the repair of masonry-infill buildings in earthquake-stricken...

Application of GIS to the Planning and Preliminary Design of the Vancouver Island Highway
Crippen Consultants and Reid, Collins and Associates(divisions of H.A. Simons Ltd) have completed the corridor selection and preliminary design of a section of the Inland Island Highway...

The Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Protection Program and the Baltimore Central Light Rail Line
This paper discusses Maryland's Critical Area Law, statewide guidelines and criteria, the Baltimore Central Light Rail Line, resource conservation areas, and other aspects...

Flows of Hazardous Materials Through States by Rail
This paper presents information on the tonnages of hazardous materials passing through each of the contiguous 48 states (and the District of Columbia) by rail. The quantities are estimated...

The States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force
The States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force, consisting of government representatives from Washington, British Columbia, Alaska, Oregon, and California, formed in 1989 in response...

Development of Long Beach Downtown Marina
This paper describes the planning and construction of the new Alamitos Bay Marina just offshore of Long Beach's downtown shoreline. From an engineering standpoint the construction...

The Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program — A Model
Details of the Dean John A Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program are discussed in this paper. Eligibility, application process, and selection criteria are included....

An Evaluation of the Role of Port Administration in Comprehensive Planning and Management of the Canadian Coast—The Example of Vancouver
The current institutional approach adopted to plan and regulate developments in Canada's major ports is assessed. To determine the effectiveness of the Canadian approach,...

Implementation of the North Fraser Harbour Environmental Management Plan
Since 1913, The North Fraser Harbour Commission (NFHC) has been responsible for administering the Port of North Fraser. This responsibility is especially challenging because the port is...

Pre-Operational Considerations for Marine Finfish Aquaculture: Site Selection and Allocation in British Columbia
Marine fish farming is a new component in the complex mixture of coastal resource uses in British Columbia. To ensure that the marine finfish aquaculture industry develops within an environmentally...

Remedial Planning for the Former EXPO 86 Site
This paper describes the site characterization and remedial action planning effort that is being undertaken at the former EXPO 86 site in downtown Vancouver, B.C. The 200 acre site on...

Autothermal Thermophilic Aerobic Digestion: A Two-Year Appraisal of Canadian Facilities
Full scale, autothermal thermophilic aerobic digestion (ATAD) facilities were constructed or upgraded in 1988 to demonstrate high temperature aerobic digestion of municipal sludges at...

Redevelopment of Remediated Superfund Sites: Problems with Current Approaches in Providing Long-Term Public Health Protection
The normal primary objective of Superfund site remediation is the control of hazardous chemicals so that they do not represent a significant threat to public health and the environment...

Case Study: Central Oregon Siphon Power Project Mitigating Local Concerns
In the early 1980's, 18 hydroelectric projects were proposed for development on the Deschutes River system in Central Oregon. Strong local opposition was a major factor in...

Geotechnical Aspects of the Underground Excavations at the Kemano Completion Project
The Kemano Completion Project is the addition of four generators of 540 MW installed capacity to an existing eight-unit underground hydroelectric generating station owned and operated...

Interaction of Irrigation Water and Drainage Flow
This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of irrigation management on subsurface drainage flow in an arid irrigated area. The irrigation management and drainage flow were monitored...

Management, Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation and Drainage Systems (Manual No. 74)
Manual No. 74, Management, Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation and Drainage Systems, is an updated version of an earlier manual published by the American Society of Civil Engineers...

 

 

 

 

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