GIS Paves the Way
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 requires an environmental impact assessment study for all Federal-aid transportation improvement projects. NEPA studies evaluate potential...

Structural Design for Physical Security
State of the Practice
Prepared by the Task Committee on Structural Design for Physical Security of ASCE. This report provides guidance to structural engineers in the design...

Topographic Surveying
Technical Engineering and Design Guides, as adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 29 This manual includes the new electronic surveying...

FAA Outlook for Airport Landside Simulation

Runway Capacity Enhancement: FAA's ACE Plan

Evolution and Future of SIMMOD

Mental Models and Maps
Each of us has a unique mental model or map of how the particular parts of the world behave or ought to behave. These particular parts might include: the realm of business, the realm of...

Test Wall Promises Big Savings (Available in Geo-Environmental Special Issue Only)
A new kind of retaining wall is being tested in Texas at a National Geotechnical Experiment site. The wall is a variation of soil-mixing that uses fewer columns, which saves time, materials...

This Time With Feeling
Adaptive reuse has been a buzzword for sometime, but recently, changes in government and military operations and renewed interest in the revitalization of urban centers have pushed the...

Sell-Off
In 1996, the city of Fairbanks, Alaska, offered its Fairbanks Municipal Utilities System for sale to private bidders. Four different entities assumed ownership of the water and wastewater,...

Tornado Aftermath: Questioning the Tools (Available Structural Engineering Special Issue Only)
In May 1997, several tornadoes hit central Texas. The strongest of these killed 27 people and destroyed about 40 single-family houses on the outskirts of Jarrell, north of Austin. A post-storm...

Deep Mixing Method: A Global Perspective
Various contemporary deep mixing method (DMM) techniques have been used in the United States since 1986. Such techniques owe their origins to Japanese and Scandinavian developments, which...

Bioremediation in the Highway Environment
Three Case Studies
Prepared by the Environmental Technology Evaluation Center (EvTEC) and the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), CERF Service Centers. ...

Opportunities in Asia
An Assessment of Construction Trends, Needs, and Potential Collaborations
Prepared by Civil Engineering Research Foundation. This book presents findings of a 1996 technology assessment mission to East Asia that examined the...

An Ocean of Love

Marine Protected Areas, Ecosystem Management, and Ocean Governance: Making Pieces of Different Puzzles Fit Together (without a Hammer)

Privatization in Vessel Traffic Management

Vessel Traffic Service Systems as Government-Private Sector Partnerships

A Captain of the Port's View of Port Safety in California

Oil Spill Prevention and Response: Partnerships Make It Happen

 

 

 

 

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