Fresh Air and Clean Energy
As the HGA design team rethought every aspect of the Minnesota State Capitol, it kept in mind the need to make the 100-plus-year-old structure as energy efficient as possible while still maintaining comfort...

Energy Star
The recently opened corporate headquarters of United Therapeutics is one of the largest net-zero energy office buildings in the world. Geo-exchange wells, an earth labyrinth, natural ventilation, and electrochromic...

What Lies Ahead?
How will trends in climate change, alternative energy, high-tech construction, autonomous vehicles, smart cities, and public funding affect communities, infrastructure, and the practice of civil engineering...

Greening Cities
The challenges that climate change poses for cities is leading many urban areas—large and small—to work to reduce their own carbon footprints. These measures are often aimed at decarbonizing buildings,...

When Bridges, Roadways, and Dams Need Our Help: Innovative Techniques Can Help Save Our Nation's Critical Infrastructure
The nation's infrastructure is showing its age. The signs are obvious with structure distress, lack of functionality, and failure reported frequently over the last several decades. Specialty geotechnical...

Geotechnical Instrumentation for Roadways: Shifting from Manual to Automated
Geotechnical instruments, including inclinometers, piezometers, settlement plates, etc., have long been used during and after construction to monitor performance of transportation infrastructure, including...

Research, Development, and Demonstration Needs
Research, development and demonstration (RDD) is needed to advance recommended civil engineering practices and standards in order to effectively address climate change impacts. Wilbanks...

Sustainable Development — A Geotechnical Perspective
Sustainability has become a key factor in major construction projects these days, and many geotechnical engineers have started focusing on the concept. Owners, public agencies, and the...

Numerical Modeling Applications in Offshore Petroleum Developments

The Geotechnics of Converting Waste Sites to Renewable Energy Sites

In Situ Strength Assessment Using Full Flow Penetrometers

Underground Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES)

The Measurement of Wave Heights by Means of a Float in an Open-End Pipe

Parallel Wire Resistance Wave Meter

Ocean-Wave Forces on Circular Cylindrical Piles

Wave Measurements along the California Coast

Engineers' Concern with Waves, and Their Measurement

3-D Hydraulic Model of Waves Generated by Displacements

CO2 Sequestration: Fractures are Enabling Clean Energy Options

Test of Wave Hindcast Model Results Against Measurements During Four Different Meteorological Systems

 

 

 

 

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