Use of Coal Combustion By-Products as Low-Permeability Liners for Manure Storage Facilities
This chapter presents an overview of the use of compacted flue gas desulfurization (FGD) material as a low-permeability liner. It discusses the engineering characteristics of FGD materials...

Independent Research Assessment of Project Management Factors Affecting Department of Energy Project Success
Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy by the Civil Engineering Research Foundation. This report presents the findings of a research study to improve...

The Integrated Asset Management Paradigm for Highway Transportation Infrastructure
During the past few decades, the legislature, federal transportation officials, the transportation engineering community and the public in general became aware of the necessity to leverage...

Engineering, Design and Construction of Lunar Bases
How do we begin to expand our civilization to the Moon? What are the technical issues that infrastructural engineers, in particular, must address? This paper has the goal of introducing...

Cementitious Materials—Nine Millennia and A New Century: Past, Present, and Future
Cementitious materials have been used in construction for several millennia and through several civilizations. Their use has been revitalized in the recent century, and they have become...

History of Hot Mix Asphalt Mixture Design in the United States
Asphalt has been used as a construction material from the earliest days of civilization, but though it has long been used as a waterproofing material in shipbuilding and hydraulics, its...

Replacing a Dying Water Infrastructure
The water infrastructure in the United States will soon need massive repairs. Pipes are leaking, and most pipes are near the end of their life cycles. Tens of thousands of sewer overflows...

Development and Application of a Decision Support System for Municipal Water Infrastructure Planning: Challenges and Successes
Many water utilities across the country continue to face the challenge of intelligent planning for cost effective, efficient operation, larger demands, stricter government regulations,...

Great Hall
One of the most provocative structures gracing the London landscape, the new City Hall, at More London, is also a world-class model of energy-efficient design....

Keeping It Rolling
Thanks to a complex construction staging scheme and a temporary tieback support system, workers were able to rehabilitate an aging rolling lift bridge in Boston....

The Big Dig's Big Dig
Widely recognized as the most demanding component of Boston's Central Artery/Tunnel Project, the tunnel jacking work performed beneath operating rail tracks represents a quantum...

Enduring Strength
The long-term effectiveness of posttensioning in bridges depends on the resiliency of the tendons, and various factors related to construction and marine environments come into play. How...

Worthy Successor
Now under construction, the replacement for Florida's Hathaway Bridge, which crosses St. Andrew Bay in Panama City, will more than double the capacity of the existing structure....

Light of L.A.
A tour de force of architecture and structural engineering, the new Roman Catholic cathedral erected in Los Angeles stands as a powerful spiritual and cultural beacon....

Shaken
A team of engineers reports on the aftermath of the Denali earthquake, which struck a remote region of Alaska last year, and its effects on the state's infrastructure....

Summary of Water Infrastructure Legislation

Pipeline Infrastructure Security

Lesssons Learned from Experience Dealing with Risks of Extreme Events: Part II
For every known IS vulnerability, there is a matching countermeasure. However, we do not know all IS vulnerabilities. The following tasks are geared towards identifying IS vulnerabilities,...

Panel Discussion: Synthesis - What Does It All Mean?
This final panel and group discussion revisted topics from all of the week's sessions. It was acknowledged that the conference has addressed the threat of terrorism to diverse systems...

Atico, Peru Mw 8.4 Earthquake of June 23, 2001
Prepared by the Post Earthquake Investigation Committee of the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. In the late afternoon...

 

 

 

 

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