Resolution Solutions
Disputes over such issues as change orders, extra work, delays, or defective work are an inescapable part of the construction process. By designing an effective dispute management program...

Power Struggle
The Florida Light and Power Company could have replaced its deteriorating, H-shaped wooden power poles in the Tomoka River with exact duplicates, but they chose to use hybrid steel-and-concrete...

Program Management B.C.
Through a process of forensic analysis that applied modern-day technology to bridge the chasm of time, a team of construction managers with the international architecture/engineering/construction...

Traditional Engineering Takes a Turn for the Future Decommissioning Dams and Restoring Ecological Integrity
(No paper) This paper will address the emerging shift evaluating the true value of dams and the importance of including the costs of the initial construction and investments required for...

Environmental Restoration and Management of the Tres Rios Demonstration Constructed Wetland Project: Mosquito Monitoring, Control and Management Efforts
(No paper) The Tres Rios Demonstration Constructed Wetland Project in Phoenix, Arizona, is providing valuable information on the role of constructed wetlands in ecosystem restoration,...

Salinity Trends in the Amistad Reservoir of the Rio Grande
(No paper) The Rio Grande River is a vital resource to the hundreds of thousands of inhabitants of the Texas-Mexico border. Different sections of the river are experiencing trends of increasing...

Putting Nature First
From salamander tunnels to hotels for red-legged frog, the $450 million Los Vaqueros dam and reservoir project in northern California put environmental concerns first in its planning and...

Sizing Up Seismic Bearings
Today in the U.S., there are two general technologies available to protect new and existing bridges from the damaging effects of earthquakes. One type, seismic isolation bearings, provide...

Near Fault Ground Motion Effects on Single-Degree-of-Freedom (SDOF) Inelastic Response

Field Trial of Tire Shreds as Insulation for Paved Roads

Frost Heave Problems Inside a Nuclear Power Plant

Rigid Insulation to Reduce Foundation Embedment

Geo-Engineering for Underground Facilities
The papers collected in this proceedings Geo-Engineering for Underground Facilities, summarize the practice of soil mechanics and engineering...

An Olympic Endeavor
Although some of the venues for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah, already exist, three sites in particular are either being built from scratch or will replace outdated...

Enduring Elegance (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
Every architect who designs for earthquake-prone areas wants to create an elegant aesthetic form despite the limitations of seismic considerations. The San Francisco International Airport's...

Minipiles Support High Rise Hospital Through Boulders in Residual Soils

How to Build a Winning Concrete Canoe

The Concrete CANEW: A Competitively Aggressive Novelly Engineered Watercraft

Facilitating the Success of Middle to High School Minority Students towards Engineering

The Blue Ridge Parkway: Building and Nurturing a Design and Engineering Legacy

 

 

 

 

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