They're Coming to America
Foreign firms have been involved in the U.S. construction market for decades but their role has been small. Foreign contractors lacked information and communication skills and they believed...

EJCDC General Conditions
One of the first and most important of the Engineer's Documents generated was the Standard General Conditions of the Construction Contract. The current version of the General...

A Major Engineering Firm—User of the Documents
This paper contains the author's comments on the use of the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC) documents with emphasis on Engineer-Owner Agreements and on...

Waterpower Development: A Renewed Partnership
Efforts to meet the water supply and energy needs of the country in a changing economic, environmental, and technical environment create new opportunities for joint action by water and...

Sri Lanka's Mini-Hydro Rehabilitation Programme
As part of Sri Lanka's medium term investment programme funded mainly by the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, the British Government's Overseas Development...

Small Hydrodevelopment: An Owners Perspective—El Vado, New Mexico Hydroelectric Project
The construction of the El Vado Hydroelectric Project posed several unique problems. The joint ownership of the dam between a Federal and State agency was unique to the region. The proposal...

Comparison of Joint Shear Strengths for Conventional and Roller Compacted Concrete
Direct shear test data for parent material and bonded and unbonded jointed specimens of conventional and RCC (roller compacted concrete) are presented and compared. Results are discussed...

Evaluation of Cores From Two RCC Gravity Dams
Galesville Dam, Oregon, completed in August 1985, and Upper Stillwater Dam, Utah, completed in August 1987, are two RCC (roller compacted concrete) gravity dams featuring different approaches...

Monksville Dam: Design Evolution and Construction
This paper documents the application of experience gained at other RCC projects to the Monskville Dam. The evolution of the design and its translation to construction are presented together...

RCC Storage Pads at Tooele Army Depot, Utah
Two 30. 5 m (100 foot) by 91. 4 m (300 foot) ammunition storage pads, each 381 mm (15 inches) thick, were constructed by the Sacramento District of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in...

Rennick Yard RCC Pavement Design and Construction
Rennick Yard roller compacted concrete paving project consisting of 136,000 multiplied by (times) yd**2 (113,710 m**2) was completed in June 1986. The design load for this project was...

Ultimate Strength Analysis for Tubular Joints

Great Lakes Levels: Toward Systematic Decision Making
The International Joint Commission (IJC) has authority given by the governments of Canada and the United States to use existing works to regulate the lakes system according to agreed-to...

Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures and Specifications for Masonry Structures
The proposed Building Code Requirements and Specifications for Masonry Structures presented in this book were developed by the Joint American Concrete Institute, American Society of Civil...

The Use of Restrained Joint Ductile Iron Pipe
This paper addresses some of the problems we at U. S. Pipe have observed from restrained joint installations during the past several years and the solutions devised. The restrained joints...

Thrust Restraint of Buried Ductile Iron Pipe
It is the intent of this paper to present current state of the art thrust restraint design, present a basis for calculating required lengths of restraint, and to offer some practical suggestions...

Getting to the Root of Sewer Problems
The ability to quantify and qualify work schedule in a clear, logical and precise manner can make the difference between an effective preventive maintenance program and one of 'trying'...

Effects of Ground Failure on Ductile Iron Pipe
The design studies and procedures outlined in this paper for pipelines that must cross earthquake fault zones are also applicable to similar ground disturbances resulting from landslides,...

Water Pipeline Infrastructure; Design Now for Future Ease of Repair
This paper covers the general types of water pipe joints presently in the ground in the United States. It also covers the methods used to repair joints and damaged pipes, pipe cutting,...

Water-A-Plenty, 1987 Upper Rio Grande Water Year
The paper discusses hydrographs of streamflow and storage of the Upper Rio Grande Basin facilities as well as reservoirs at or near maximum storage. A description of the joint 1987-88...

 

 

 

 

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