Damage Report from Seattle
The epicenter of the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck the Puget Sound region of Washington on February 28, 2001, was located 11 mi (18 km) northeast of Olympia and about 36 mi (58...

Selected Geotechnical papers of James K. Mitchell
Civil Engineering Classics
Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE. This collections contains 35 key papers by James K. Mitchell during his extraordinary career as a geotechnical...

Impact of Scaling Rule on Simulating the Transport of DNAPLs
Due to the pollutants from lots of industry sewage and organic solvents, they arelow solubility in water and hard to decompose in nature, didn.t treated adequately, itwill cause the ground...

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...

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...

Planning Applications Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment or an Avian Habitat in the Desert?
The debate of wetlands constructed for wastewater treatment or biological habitat continues. How a desert site is planned to meet both challenges is presented....

Towering Achievement
A new headquarters complex being constructed for Goldman Sachs in New York City will rise where a Colgate factory once stood. The complex will incude a high-rise main building, a mixed-use...

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...

Leadership and Management in Engineering
Leadership and Management in Engineering, a publication of the Committee on Professional Practice, examines contemporary issues and principles of leadership and management. The focus is on understanding...

Experimental Approach
One of the best kept secrets during World War II, the K-25 facility in the Cumberland Mountains of East Tennessee prepared uranium for use in nuclear weapons. By 1987, the 13 million sq...

Walled In (Available in Geo-Environmental Special Issue only)
For more than 50 years manufacturing plants adjacent to the northeast bank of a midwestern creek produced asbestos-reinforced construction materials. When manufacturing at the plants ceased...

Urban Planning and Development Applications of GIS
Sponsored by the Geographic Information Systems Subcommittee of the Urban Planning and Development Division of ASCE. This report provides the most...

Development of Innovative Transit Services Using Market Research Techniques
The private sector has used market research techniques to determine the characteristics of their markets and marketing to develop and encourage the use of their products and/or services....

Recommended Resources
In the February issue of Civil Engineering (Pages 66-67) we asked owners of small business to tell us their favorite business Web sites. Those...

Environmental Technology Verification Report for Ammonia Recovery Process
Prepared by the Environmental Technology Evaluation Center (EvTEC), a CERF Service Center. This report describes the nature and scope of an environmental...

Development of a Waste Load Allocation Model for the Charleston Harbor Estuary. Part III: Project Application

Solid Ground
The densely populated island nation of Singapore has no choice but to be creative in devising strategies for disposing of solid waste. With its tiny land mass and the fact that its single...

Easing the Way for E-Permitting
In an effort to speed the development of an electronic permitting process in Fairfax County, Virginia, the firm Dewberry & Davis conducted a forum as part of a kickoff process....

 

 

 

 

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