The Dioxin Situation in West Germany
The public discussion in Germany of the 'dioxin problem' has recently become more rational than it was three years ago. Emotions and hard facts are in a balance...

History of Seawalls and Revetments on the Island of Norderney

The Far-Field Littoral Drift System and Sedimentation in a German Coastal Section

Dioxin and Resource Recovery
The 1987 ASCE Dioxin and Resource Recovery Symposium was held at the New York Hilton Hotel, New York on February 10, 1987. The conference served as an opportunity to assess the issue of...

Excavation in Hard Clays of the Keuper Formation
For the construction of a lock on the Main-Danube-Canal in South Germany a 30 m deep cut had to be excavated in the overconsolidated clays and claystones of the Keuper formation. The strength...

Composite Bridge Design in Germany
A span length between 40 m and 12 m has been regarded as optimal up to the mid-60's for a composite design to compete with prestressed concrete or steel alternatives. With...

Composite Columns—Design and Examples for Construction
The new German standard DIN 18806, part 1 gives the rules for the design of composite columns. The general method, taking into account all the inhomogeneties of the two materials steel...

Development and First In-Service Use of Automatic People Movers in the Federal Republic of Germany, with Special Reference to the Magnetic Levitation System M-Bahn
People movers have been under development for the past 14 years in the Federal Republic of Germany. Of the four systems developed, two have been put into service. One of the two successful...

The H-Bahn, a Fully Automatic People Mover System
The H-Bahn suspended cabin system is the contribution of the Siemens - DUEWAG joint development venture towards solving the problem of economical public transportation. This track-bound...

A German Multi Purpose Offshore Diking Project and its Effects on the Morphology and Ecology of the Adjacent Tidal Flats
Since the catastrophic storm surge of 1634, the southern part of the north Frisian coast (West Germany) is in a state of non-equilibrium. Permanent erosion takes place in this area, with...

Integration of Computers into Eng. Mech. Curricula

Progress in Urban Hydrology in the Federal Republic of Germany since 1979
The importance of urban water problems have been increasingly realized in the 70's also in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG). State authorities, communities, universities,...

Water Storage in the Western Harz Mountains

Lake Sanitation Activities in Bavaria (Germany), Organization-Techniques-Experiences

Cooperative Efforts in the Exchange and Use of Civil Engineering Software (West Germany)

Standardized Input Conventions for Engineering Software

Systems of Waste Water Management in Europe
The history of European waste water management is briefly reviewed. Legal aspects of waste water management are presented by examples from Germany and Switzerland. International agreements...

Germany, Belgium and Los Angeles have Mandatory Design Review for Major Structures
The report of the engineering investigation into the causes of the collapse of the Hartford Coliseum space truss cited design deficiencies as the cause of failure. That report also says...

Wind Induced Water Circulation of Lake Geneva

Soft Ground Tunnel for the Munich Metro

 

 

 

 

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