The Future of the Past: Historic Preservation at the Metropolitan Washington Airports
The historic significance and unique architectural character of Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports have presented the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority...

Airport Terminal Design Challenges
In February 1989, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority began the process of designing and constructing a new terminal at Washington National Airport to address the needs of its...

Dulles International Airport Construction Challenges
The expansion of the Main Terminal at Dulles International Airport was anticipated and planned for during the original construction of the building in 1962. The most difficult portions...

Effects of Lateral Heading Flow Steadiness on Lateral Spillage
Hourly inflow and spillage rates from three lateral canals in the Imperial Irrigation District in Southern California were measured for seven months and subsequently analyzed to identify...

Water Conservation and Delivery Flexibility in the Imperial Irrigation District Through Lateral Interceptor Systems
The lateral interceptor concept was conceived in the wake of a water conservation effort to reduce several sources of water loss typical of irrigation districts. These sources include...

Calibration of a Highway Traffic Assignment Model for the Manhattan Central Business District
This paper describes the application of a traffic assignment model, specifically the TRANPLAN model, in New York City together with the methodologies and the satellite programs that were...

Expert Analysis in Regulated Irrigation Canal Modelling
Application of riverine unsteady-flow numerical modelling techniques to problems of flow regulation in irrigation canals invokes the need for careful treatment of some situations not commonly...

A Fish Bypass Screen at Puntledge Project
An Eicher screen has been designed for the Puntledge Diversion Project on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Its purpose is to reduce the mortality of downstream migrating juvenile...

Design and Uses of Reinforced Shotcrete in Underground Projects in Canada
The first use of steel fibre reinforced shotcrete (SFRS) in Canada was using the wet-mix process in the support of deteriorated ground in 80 year old railway tunnels in the Fraser Canyon,...

Computer Applications on the Central Artery/Tunnel Project
Boston's Central Artery/Tunnel (CA/T) project consists of the reconstruction of a 4.2 mile segment of Interstate Route 93 in downtown Boston, a 3.3 mile extension of Interstate Route 90...

A Computer Model for Multiplant Hydroelectric System Simulation
An interactive computer model of a multi-plant hydrothermal electric power generating system has been developed that roughly captures the main features of the British Columbia Hydro system....

Agricultural Water Conservation Programs to Improve Water Use Efficiency
California's growing population poses an ever increasing demand for water from the existing limited and scarce water resources of the State. In addition the continuation of six years of...

Bellevue Smart Traveler: Phase 2
Traffic congestion in urban centers can be attributed to large numbers of workers traveling in single occupant vehicles to densely clustered downtown employment facilities. This project...

Effect of Future High Speed Ground Transportation on Airport Expansion Needs in the State of Washington
A high speed ground transportation system is proposed to be built in the State of Washington to connect all regions. The proposed system will be approximately 700 miles in length and would...

Lifelike Model
Data from about 400 structures in the San Francisco Bay Area were recorded during the 7.1 Richter-scale Loma Prieta quake. Among these structures was a 49-story office tower in downtown...

Coastal Planning in British Columbia: Problems and Solutions
British Columbia is the most western Canadian province encompassing 27,000 km of deeply incised coastline and myriad islands and waterways. The mix of varied and often conflicting uses...

The Fraser River Delta, British Columbia: Architecture, Geological Dynamics and Human Impact
The Fraser river delta is the largest delta in western Canada. It is an important coastal ecosystem and an area of explosive urban and industrial growth lying within the most seismically...

Dynamic Traveler Information and Transit Ridership
Over the past decade, the Southern California Rapid Transit District (SCRTD) has developed an extensive database with dynamic transit schedule and route guidance information. To investigate...

Bellevue Smart Traveler: Reducing SOV Commuting
The Bellevue Smart Traveler (BTS) research team is currently developing a prototype traveler information center (TIC) to serve a downtown office complex in Bellevue, Washington. The goal...

Storm Precipitation in Southwest British Columbia
The storm precipitation in a mountainous watershed in the southwestern British Columbia has been studied. Analysis of the spatial distribution of the storm features showed that the precipitation...

 

 

 

 

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