ASCE Salary Survey 1995
The 23rd biennial ASCE salary survey of the civil engineering profession conducted by the ASCE Committee on Employment Conditions during the first quarter of 1995 is presented. It consists...

Strong-Motion Data Processing
Processing of strong-motion earthquake accelerograms is now carried out routinely on a world-wide basis. Two international workshops have given participants the opportunity to assess their...

Inertially Favorable Trajectories for Robot Motion in Space
Robot manipulators generally display non-linear coupled dynamic forces which increase with speed. Efficiencies can be achieved by finding trajectories which take advantage of those inertial...

URSULA: Design of an Underwater Robot for Nuclear Reactor Vessel Inspection
This paper describes the development of an underwater robotic system that will be used to perform ultrasonic inspections of nuclear reactor vessel weldments. The development effort consists...

The Levitation of Lunar Dust Via Electrostatic Forces
Apollo and Surveyor photographs revealed an unexpected lunar phenomenon that has come to be known as the 'horizon glow'. During lunar sunrise and sunset, a line of light was visible above...

When are Loads Taught? A Case Study and National Trends.
Several years ago, structures faculty of the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at the University of Wyoming revised their structures courses to meet several new educational...

Explorations in Geodesic Forms
Geodesic forms constitute an important family of structural systems. The objective of the paper is to show how the concepts of a mathematical tool called formex algebra and its programming...

ASCE Salary Survey 1993
The 22nd biennial ASCE salary survey of the engineering profession conducted by the ASCE Committee on Employment Conditions during the first half of 1993 is presented. It consists of an...

Willingness and Ability to Pay for Rural Water
Estimates of willingness to pay for rural water systems were developed in South Dakota, Oklahoma, and Montana from responses to contingent valuation surveys. Ability to pay was also estimated...

A Survey of Stormwater Infiltration Basins in the Puget Sound Region
A survey of 23 infiltration basins in the Puget Sound area was conducted to gain information on the performance of these systems and the degree of compliance with state agency guidelines....

Survey of Stormwater Detention State of Practice
A survey of stormwater professionals in the United States and Canada was conducted by the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District in 1991 regarding the current state of practice in the...

Testing Conceptual Unsaturated Zone Flow Models for Yucca Mountain

Evaluation of a 6-Wire Thermocouple Psychrometer for Determination of In-Situ Water Potentials

A Characterization Study of Fractured Rock

Creation of a Modernized Land Information System for Milwaukee County
This paper provides a case study of the creation of a parcel based land information system for a large metropolitan county. The paper describes the structure of the system and the technical...

Quality of Map Data in Geographic Information Systems
Local government engineers wanting to take advantage of computer aided design (CAD) and geographic information system (GIS) need to understand the quality and accuracy of digital base...

3-D Coordinates - A Universal Rectangular Coordinate System for a GIS and Other Spatial Databases
Rules of solid geometry and 3-dimensional (3-D) rectangular coordinate systems are well known and used in many applications. Points on or near the earth's surface have long been described...

A GIS Foundation Example
A primary network of geodetic control monuments was developed with static GPS measurements. These monuments are tied to the existing Florida High Precision Network....

Wanapum Dam Embankment Settlement Study
This paper discusses the long term vertical movements of a zoned earth embankment. Vertical movement of the Wanapum Dam embankment has been monitored since its completion in 1964. The...

Blast Densification of a Thick, Loose Debris Flow at Mt. St. Helen's., Washington
Numerous debris flows occurred during the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helen's in Washington State. The proposed location of Bridge 12 over Coldwater Creek along State Route 504 is underlain...

 

 

 

 

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