Transbay Transit Center: Innovations in Automated Monitoring
The new Transbay Transit Center will include a multimodal terminal serving 11 transit systems and future high-speed rail from San Francisco to Los Angeles/Anaheim. This is an ambitious,...

Improving Construction Quality by Seeing What's Hidden Underground
One of the challenges of deep foundation projects is the inability to see what's being built at depth. Construction is hidden below ground, in soil or rock conditions that...

A Probabilistic Approach to Karstic Foundation Variability
Karst is a landscape formed in soluble rocks caused by movement of water that has become slightly acidic. Limestone, dolomite, and gypsum are vulnerable to these influences and may be...

Water Distribution Systems in 2050

GIS for Water Resources 2050

Evaluation of the KeySystem II Retaining Wall
By Keystone Retaining Wall Systems, Inc. with TenCate Geosynthetics Geogrid Reinforcement
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC). This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capabilities...

Evaluation of the Vistawall MSE Wall System by T&B Structural Systems
Final Report
The Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), serves as a clearinghouse for implementing highway innovation by conducting nationally focused, collaborative evaluations of...

Best Methods for High Accuracy Real Time GNSS Positioning from a Single Reference Station

Evaluation of the Stone Strong Gravity Wall System by Stone Strong Systems: Final Report
This report was prepared as part of the HITEC evaluation for earth retaining systems. This evaluation was performed on STONE STRONG gravity walls, a precast modular wall developed, designed,...

Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice
The Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice is a professional, authoritative technical resource that reports on a broad range of topics pertaining to the planning, engineering, design, construction,...

Constitutive Models: Tools for Advanced Analysis of Geotechnical Problems

Introduction
This chapter serves as an introduction to the book. The application and scope of its recommendations for hybrid coupled wall systems are discussed....

System Behavior, Analysis, and Design Considerations
This chapter discusses system behavior, analysis, and design considerations. Topics include selection of coupling ratio; analysis models for HCWs; and system design philosophy....

Prescriptive Design Method (PrDM)
This chapter discusses the prescriptive design method (PrDM). Topics include classification according to current provisions; system analysis; vertical redistribution of coupling beam forces;...

Alternative Hybrid Wall Systems
This chapter discusses alternative hybrid wall systems. Topics include unbonded post-tensioned coupled wall systems; steel coupling beam with fuse; and composite shear plate coupling beam....

Critical Infrastructure
This chapter provides an overview of critical infrastructure and its importance to prosperity in the United States....

Guiding Principles for Critical Infrastructure
This chapter introduces the four guiding principles for critical infrastructure that were developed by the ASCE Critical Infrastructure Guidance Task Committee and reviewed by participants...

Employ an Integrated Systems Approach
This chapter discusses the second guiding principle for critical infrastructure: employ an integrated systems approach....

Exercise Sound Leadership, Management, and Stewardship
This chapter discusses the third guiding principle for critical infrastructure: exercise sound leadership, management, and stewardship....

Adapt to Dynamic Conditions and Practice
This chapter discusses the fourth guiding principle for critical infrastructure: adapt critical infrastructure in response to dynamic conditions and practice....

 

 

 

 

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