Fly Ash Remediation of RCRA Hazardous Wastes

Electrophoresis: Innovative Technique to Repair Leaking Impoundments

NIOSH: Moving Construction Safety and Health into the 21st Century

Quality Control for Biomagnetic Applications for Environmental Restoration

The Use of Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analysis in an Iterative Process to Reduce the Overall Uncertainty in a Risk Assessment

Testing Predictions and Uncertainty Statements of Exposure Assessment Models

Framing the Need for Uncertainty Analysis in Superfund Public Health Assessments

All Fired Up
Plasma arc technology is being used to treat hazardous waste and contaminated soil and could be used to recycle landfills. The process uses plasma torches that operate at temperatures...

Design/Build Meets Hazardous Waste
For all types of design/build projects, a close cooperative relationship is required among the various stakeholders involved in the project. For hazardous waste cleanup design/build projects,...

Weighing a New Hospital Against Health Risks?
In this Mead award-winning essay, the author sets up a hypothetical situation to portray an ethical dilemma. A fictitious firm is approached to design a badly needed hospital in a Third...

℞ for Roofs (Available only in Structural Engineering special issue)
A roof replacement project at a hospital in Huntsville, TX, has to be compatible with the existing structure to meet insurance requirements and withstand the hot summers. The replacement...

Making a Map of Public Health Hazards
Accurately deducing the long-term exposure of community members to health hazards has always been a challenge for engineers. In 1993, the town of Somers, Conn., discovered a residential...

This section provides an overview of hospitals, their major components, and typical hospital lifelines. Also present is a guide for performing a post-earthquake investigation of hospitals....

Intrusion Detection by Linear Active Cameras

Evaluating the Potential of ATT Technologies in Hazardous Materials Transportation Risk Management

Construction Through Crude Oil
When the Hilltop Interceptor project in Cleveland confronted oil-saturated sandstone, designers had to rethink their shaft construction and support procedures. Among the hazards were volatile...

Hazards to Personnel from Tower EMFs

A Comparison of Seismic Design Using ASD and LRFD

Environmental Site Investigation Guidance Manual
This manual, Environmental Site Investigation, was prepared as a guidance on procedures for investigating and characterizing a site that may...

Response of Base Isolated USC Hospital Building in the 1994 Northridge Earthquake





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