The Development of New Structural Systems in the Aftermath of the Kobe Earthquake

Experimental Implementation of Hybrid Control

Energy Dissipation Devices in Bridges using Hydraulic Dampers

An Electrorheological Damper with Annular Duct

An Emerging Technology: Damping Design for Wind and Seismic Events

Containing Spills and Fire
A $95 million project to consolidate five jet fuel supply facilities that serve Los Angeles International Airport is nearing completion. The project shows how codes for wastewater-treatment...

Hydroelectric Pumped Storage Technology
International Experience
This Committee report, Hydroelectric Pumped Storage Technology: International Experience, was prepared by the Task Committee on Pumped Storage,...

Energy-Based Modeling of High Damping Rubber Seismic Isolators for Dynamic Analysis

Application of Vertical Turbulence Closure Schemes in the Chesapeake Bay Circulation Model — A Comparative Study

Water in the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction

Simulating Evapotranspiration on Semi-Arid Rangelands
Detailed simulations of the surface energy balance using the Simultaneous Heat and Water (SHAW) model were compared with measurements collected at the Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed...

An Update on Surface Renewal Estimation of Evapotranspiration
The surface renewal (SR) method for estimating sensible heat flux density (H) has been shown to give good estimates of evapotranspiratiou (ET) when used in an energy balance equation with...

Comparison of Multi-Layer Perceptron and Radial Basis Function Network as Tools for Flood Forecasting

Overview of Drought Response Strategies
An overview of drought response strategies in the United States is presented. The paper focuses on tactical strategies for mitigating the impacts of drought conditions. A general structure...

Optimizing Municipal Wastewater Treatment in Cold Climates: Scale, Process and Benefits
Although conventional wisdom demands large, centralized facilities for municipal sewage treatment, much has recently been made of the potential of low tech, decentralized systems for wastewater...

Water and Sanitation Intervention in Flood Mitigation Programs
Disasters, like floods and cyclones, are almost annual events in Bangladesh. Often post-disaster epidemics of diarrhoeal diseases cause more short- and long-term health problems than injuries...

Basic Concepts and Applications of Structural Control

Reduction of Structural Response by Energy Dissipation Devices Modelled on Shape Memory Materials

Vibration Control of Structures Utilizing Architectural Walls

Random Responses of Discretized Structures with Energy Dissipation Devices





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