The Economics of Our Beaches
An overview is given on the economics of beaches. Topics discussed include the role of beachfront properties in the local economy, beaches as free community open space, role of beaches...

Brief Review of Florida's Beach Program

Urban Public Transportation Systems
Implementing Efficient Urban Transit Systems and Enhancing Transit Usage
Papers presented at the ASCE's First International Conference on Urban Public Transportation Systems held in Miami, Florida, during March 21-25, 1999, are included in this...

Taking a New Approach (available in Structural Engineering Special Section only)
The first bridge rehabilitation project in Washington, DC to use the AASHTO Load and Resistant Factor Design (LRFD) specification reveals several lessons to be learned from using the newly...

Vehicle Age Impacts on Attainment SIPs and Conformity

Sustainable Transport for the Developing World: The Social and Environmental Nexus

The Determination of Soil Strength for a Stability Analysis

Are the Glory Days All Behind Us?

Communicating in a Crisis
As professionals following the strictest ethical standards, civil engineers are entrusted with safety and well-being of the public, regardless of the scale or range of their designs. By...

Examining the Capitol Dome
The dome of the United States Capitol, designed and built from the 1850s to the 1860s, is a masterpiece of 19th-century engineering and construction. The majority of the dome is made of...

Quality Check
Composite materials, also known as fiber reinforced polymers (FRPs), have traditionally been reserved for aerospace engineering applications because of their high cost. FRPs'...

Design Live Loads for Parking Garages
The objective of this research project is to obtain a better understanding of parking garage live loads and to recommend an appropriate value for design. A load survey was conducted in...

Natural Hazards Review
The Natural Hazards Review stands on the realization that natural disaster losses result from interactions between the physical world, the constructed environment, and the character of the societies and...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns in Seoul
The nature of the city in terms of the need for public transportation is discussed. As such, the public transportation modes to be dealt with are subway, bus, and taxi. This paper consists...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Uses and Travel Patterns in Pusan
Pusan is the second largest city in Korea with a total population of approximately 3.9 million. Despite the geographical limitation of the city, the number of cars are increasing. Although...

Social-Economic Impacts of the October 1983 Flood in Pima County, Arizona

Economic factors of Floods, Scour, and Bridge Failures

Risk Analysis of River Bridge Failure

Economic factors of Floods, Scour, and Bridge Failures

Economic Risk Analysis as a Research Directing Paradigm

 

 

 

 

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