Seismic Data from Smartphones: MyShake: Building a Global Smartphone Seismic Network
Increasing the density of earthquake-monitoring instruments at a fast rate and at a low cost is a dream for many researchers who study earthquakes. MyShake, a smartphone application developed by the Berkeley...

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...

Ground Feature Monitoring Using Satellite Imagery: How Interferometric Stacking of SAR Can Mitigate Geo-Disasters Along Transportation Corridors
Landslides, debris flows, and other types of ground movements are among the most common hazards to humans and infrastructure. According to the United States Geological Survey, annual domestic...

Detailed Site Investigations
This section addresses site investigation issues that are important for detailed design and construction of microtunneling projects. These site investigations include the following: Geotechnical...

Mechanisms Controlling the Permeability of Clays
Coefficients of permeability, calculated using Terzaghi's theory of one-dimensional consolidation, are reported for smectite, illite, and kaolinite, in water, methyl and ethyl...

Radial Flow Consolidation Testing
A radial flow consolidation cell that can be used with commercially available loading frames was developed and a series of tests were performed on samples of sedimented kaolin. Simple...

Hydrodynamic Damping on Flexible Cylinders in Sheared Flow

In Situ Strength Assessment Using Full Flow Penetrometers

Forces on a Large Cylinder in Random Two-Dimensional Flows

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

Wave-Induced Eddies and Lift Forces on Circular Cylinders

Engineers' Concern with Waves, and Their Measurement

3-D Hydraulic Model of Waves Generated by Displacements

Dye-Vector Flow Visualization-Cooling Water Model

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

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers from the Early Years: Volume Four
Prepared by the Subcommittee on Offshore Technology Conference Support of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This series presents...

Dilatometers Settle In
(Originally published in Civil Engineering, 1988, March, 68-70.)...

 

 

 

 

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