Expert System for the Preloading Method of Ground Improvement
Design practice of the preloading method, which is one of the ground improvement techniques, applied for the hydraulic fill area includes quite complicated problems, especially when draining...

Performance of Beach Nourishment at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Between May and August, 1990, approximately 2.34 million cubic yards of sand were placed along 35,000 feet of the Atlantic shoreline of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The project...

Beach Fill Performance at the Lido Beach, Florida, Groin
Lido Beach on the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota, Florida traditionally has been used as a placement area for sand dredged from the adjacent New Pass federal navigation project. At the end...

Optimization of Beach Fill Transitions
Accentuated erosion or end loss by excessive longshores and transport occurring at abrupt lateral terminations of beach fills can compromise a fill's shore-protection functioning and longevity....

Revere Beach and Point of Pines, Massachusetts, Shore Front Study
This paper describes a study conducted by the Coastal Engineering Research Center (CERC) to determine the degree of storm protection provided by an existing coarse beach fill at Revere...

Simulation of Beach Fill Response to Multiple Storms, Ocean City, Maryland
The beach fill project constructed over 1988-1991 at Ocean City, Maryland, includes nearshore wave and water-level measurements and high-accuracy beach profile sea-sled surveys performed...

Calculon Weir Structure—Effective Use of Gabions

Measurement of Bridge Scour at the SR-32 Crossing of the Sacramento River at Hamilton City, California, 1987-92
A study of the State Route 32 crossing of the Sacramento River near Hamilton City, California, is being made to determine those channel and bridge factors that contribute to scour at the...

Gas Pipeline Fitness-for-Service Investigation
A delta reclamation district's plan to add significant fill on their levee caused great concern for the integrity of a critical PG&E 22-inch (559 mm) gas transmission line which...

Canadian Inflatable Dam-A Unique Application

Timber-Crib Dam Rehabilitation

Synthetic Geogrid Reinforces Existing Earth Dam Embankments

Design and Performance of Power Canal Lining

Drawdown Stability of a Compacted Shale Rockfill

Investigation on Low-Cost Flowthrough Rockfill Dams and Spillways - A Summary

The Demolition of Mussers Dam

Use of CLSM Fly Ash Slurry for Underground Facilities
This paper presents the results of research performed in developing and using flowable fly ash slurry which falls under the classification of Controlled Low Strength Material (CLSM) as...

Speedy Backfilling for Old Mines
In November 1992, the U.S. Bureau of Mines, in cooperation with the Office of Surface Mining (OSM), used two recently-developed pneumatic backfilling devices to completely fill an abandoned...

Keller Canyon Fills a Need
Opening a new landfill site in California can be an onerous task. Any owner willing to try must work with the state's stringent environmental legislation, profusion of solid...

Reclaiming Clear-Cut Land
The Savannah (Ga.) Airport Commission needed to expand the city's international airport to meet projected needs through 2007. The expansion was designed with Greiner, Inc.,...

 

 

 

 

Return to search