Adjustable Foundation Design Development Innovations in Arctic Engineering
The purpose of adjustable foundation systems is to accommodate a wide variety of soils, including those which have low bearing capacity or which may be subject to settlement and/or horizontal...

Geotechnical Innovation and Its U.S. Barriers

Evaluation of the VERSA-LOK / Miragrid Reinforced Soil Wall System
Final Report
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluaton Center (HITEC), a service center of Civil Engineering Research Foundation. This evaluation...

Innovative Load Testing of Deep Foundations

Civil Engineering Magazine Archive
The Civil Engineering Magazine Archive provides a record of civil engineering achievements and professional issues published in Civil Engineering Magazine, the official publication of the American Society...

Implementation of Innovative Low Impact Development (LID) Stormwater Management Modeling Procedures in the Cub Run Watershed Plan

Toronto Takes Off
Travelers using Toronto's Pearson International Airport will soon be passing through a new, state-of-the-art terminal, the centerpiece of a 10-year airport redevelopment project....

High-Impact Innovation
As engineers increasingly embrace the storm-water management approach commonly known as low-impact development (LID), the number of innovative LID projects is growing across the country....

Case Studies in Steel
An innovative project delivery system for structural steel buildings enables the structural engineer to provide complete structural design services on conventional contractor-led design/build...

Water Wise in Phoenix
To satisfy its growing demand for safe drinking water, Phoenix has turned to an innovative design/build/operate approach that is expected to deliver a highly sophisticated yet cost-effective...

An Alternative Approach
An innovative foundation system at a Virginia power plant relies on columns constructed via jet grouting to support elevated units that reduce pollution. The approach required less drilling,...

Rebuilding an Island
Following centuries of rising sea levels and pounding waves, almost all of Poplar Island had, by the 1990s, been lost to erosion in the Chesapeake Bay. Today the land is on its way back,...

Evaluation of the Inter-Lok Retaining Wall System
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF/IIEC Innovation Center. This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed...

Evaluation of the Tricon Retained Soil Wall System
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center, a CERF/IIEC Innovation Center. This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to...

Corinthian Crossing
The mainland Greece will soon be linked to the Peloponese by one of the longest cable-stayed bridges in the world, the Rion-Antiron Bridge, which also happens to feature soil-enhancing...

Geo-Strata
Focusing on geotechnical projects that use unique techniques and innovative processes, the magazine provides the everyday, real world details that geotechnical professionals need to know. Geo-Strata is...

Environmental Technology Verfication Report for Installation of Silt Fence Using the Tommy Static Slicing Method
Prepared by the Environmental Technology Evaluation Center (EvTEC), a CERF Innovation Center. This verification report describes a field evaluation...

The Many Faces of RCC
The Chinese government, under an aggressive move to boost its hydroelectric power output, is building an extensive system of dams nationwide. Chinese engineers have developed innovative...

Nuclear Shutdown
The lengthy process of decommissioning—and in some cases dismantling—a commercial nuclear power plant is unlike any other project. The few plants that have been decommissioned are providing...

Intermodal Innovation
A future application of magnetic levitation (maglev) technology could provide motorists with an alternative to congested freeways without requiring them to give up their automobiles. One...

 

 

 

 

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