Turning with the Wind
A 125-m high tower built at the site of the Glasgow Science Center in the United Kingdom required some innovative design methods. To reduce the aerodynamic effects imposed on the slender...

Sharp Curves
In Madison, Mississippi, just north of Jackson on Interstate 55, a diamond interchange with State Route 463 has become a bottleneck for commuters and local motorists. But the typical solution—a...

Marketing Your Web Site
Most companies in the engineering and construction industry have had their own Web sites for some time. But experts warn that generating traffic from potential clients, job seekers and...

25 Technologies to Watch
While much hype exists over the concept of e-commerce, an expert in design and construction information technologies points out that there are many other technologies in the developmental...

Mexican Civil Engineering: Meeting with History

High-Tech Inspection
The Federal Highway Administration's National Bridge Inspection Program requires the states to report the condition of its bridges as determined by visual inspection, and...

The Road to Reuse
Many types of wastes and by-products have potential uses in the highway environment. Applications for recycled materials include asphalt pavement, portland cement concrete pavement, granular...

Rebuilding America's Infrastructure
During the years immediately following World War II, the United States built the greatest infrastructure in the modern world. As we move into the 21st centruy, however, we find that this...

Gujarat (Kutch) India M7.7 earthquake of January 26, 2001 and Napa M5.2 earthquake of Sept. 3, 2000
Prepared by the Earthquake Investigation Committee of the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph describes...

Summary of Evaluation Findings for 30-Meter Handheld and Mobile Pavement Marking Retroreflectometers
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Innovation Center. This report summarizes the results of detailed evaluations...

Evaluation Findings for Seismic Energy Products, L.P. Elastromeric Isolation Bearing
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center. This report presents the results of a detailed evaluation...

Evaluation of the Trevipark Automated Parking System
Prepared by the Civil Engineering Innovative Technology Evaluation Center, a CERF innovation center serving the engineering and construction industries. ...

Evaluation of SSET
The Sewer Scanner & Evaluation Technology
Prepared by CEITEC, a CERF innovation center serving the engineering and construction industries. This report describes an evaluation of Sewer Scanner...

Parkway Payoff
A massive cast-in-place segmental bridge over the James River is the most noticeable part of the $325 million Route 895 toll road project in Richmond, Virginia, but the most innovative...

Technology: Software Links Data on Road and Coastal Conditions

Evaluation of Thermocoax Piezoelectric Weight-in-Motion Sensors
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Innovation Center. This report describes a program of installation,...

Evaluation of Measurement Specialties, Inc. Piezoelectric Weigh-In-Motion Sensors
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Innovation Center. This report describes a program of installation,...

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2000
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 165, 2000 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal and periodical papers and technical notes, Civil Engineering - ASCE feature...

Distance Learning: The New Geotechnical Graduate School?

Leadership Profile - The Geo-Leader: Dr. Rudy Bonaparte: Engineer, Businessman, and President, Geosyntec Consultants

 

 

 

 

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