Vortex Spillway: Test Study on a Hydraulic Model
The paper deals with an experimental study on a model of the forced vortex of Eur hanging reservoir realized by ACEA (Rome). Some vortex characteristics are investigated and, in particularly,...

Architectural Integration of APM Systems at Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport
Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is a major airport located near Rome at Fiumicino, Italy. This location has made it a popular destination for terminating flights, as well as a...

Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport APM Systems
The Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO) at Fumicino near Rome has grown significantly over the past ten years and this is expected to continue. FCO is well located to serve as...

The Financing Fray
Interview with two executives of the U.S. firm Morrison-Knudsen: Donn Smith, senior vice president of project finance at M-K's International Group, and Richard White, vice...

Ups and Downs in Chicago
The Chicago Title and Trust Center—a 50-story mixed-use complex which opened late last year—offers 1.3 million sq ft of above-grade space, and three levels of below-grade parking. The...

Return to Italy of Vitrified High Level Wastes from U.K.: Operational and Regulatory Aspects

Modeling Tidal and Wind Driven Circulation in Sarasota and Tampa Bay
As part of an effort to quantify the effects of hydrodynamics on water quality within Sarasota Bay, Tampa Bay and their adjoining waters, a field and modeling study of circulation and...

A European Road Comes to the U.S.
From Sept. 7 to Sept. 22, a group of 21 federal and state transportation officials and industry representatives participated in the European Asphalt Study Tour, traveling the roads of...

7-Day 10-Yr Low Flow Relationships for Ungauged Sites in Central Italy
The principal objective of the present study was to establish relationships between some easily measurable basin characteristics and seven-day ten-year Low Flow Index, Q7,10....

Public Involvement in the Safety Monitoring of Dams, Embankments and Slopes
New methods of safety monitoring of dams, embankments and slopes require automated data acquisition, data transmission and computer based data evaluation to provide immediate safety information...

The Safeguard of the Coastal Environment: A Possibility of a Preventive Action Against the Erosive Phenomena
The goal of this study is to show how it was possible to predict the widespread erosion along the Emilia-Romagna littoral (Italy). It was possible if a systematic survey of the coastal...

A Comprehensive Project for the Venice Lagoon
The Venice Lagoon is undergoing a severe process of environmental decay, due to increasing pollution from urban, industrial and agricultural sources. A number of projects have been launched,...

Evaluation of the City of Venice Urban Reuse Program
The City of Venice is located on the Gulf of Mexico in west central Florida. With a mild sub-tropical climate and coastal location, the small community is a prime target for rapid development....

Grass Reference Measurements in Italy
In this paper, the description and the use of drainage and weighing lysimeters installed in different Italian locations are reported together with the results of the researches about the...

Comparation of Different Forms of Penman Equation
The research was carried out near Foggia (in Southern Italy) at 90 m above sea level and at 41° 27' N latitude, using two drainage lysimeters, filled with a silt clay soil...

Temporal Ion Balance Variation of an Irrigated Soil
The research was carried out in Southern Italy, from 1983 to 1988, using two gravity lysimeters irrigated with non saline water. The objective of this study was to test wether long-term...

Baia dei Gabbiani (Seagull Bay) Marina in Marano Lagoon, North Adriatic Sea
In Northern Adriatic Sea between Venice and Triest, a new Marina, designed by the Author, has been built. In it 281 boats, with L.O.A. varying from 10 m to 25 m, are moored in the harbor...

Strides in Nondestructive Testing
Stress wave methods of nondestructive testing are increasingly used in civil engineering applications. Four case histories of the use of different types of stress wave testing are given....

Recent Developments in the Oil Spill Response, Arrangements in Four Mediterranean Countries: The Cases of Spain, Italy, Libya and Egypt

Seismic Instrumentation of Buildings in Italy
The paper describes the philosophy of the ENEA project of seismic instrumentation of buildings in Italy and the steps made to implement it. The philosophy is twofold: i) to define a general...

 

 

 

 

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