Amusement Industry Geotechnics: The Ups and Downs of Roller Coasters, Ferris Wheels, and Zip Lines
Wooden coasters have existed for over a century, steel coasters about the same. For as long as coasters have been around, so have coaster enthusiasts, some of whom purport the concept of negative g’s....

Engineering Pittsburgh: A History of Roads, Rails, Canals, Bridges & More, By ASCE Pittsburgh Section 100th Anniversary Publication Committee. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: The History Press, 2018

Gen Z @ Work: How the Next Generation Is Transforming the Workplace, By David Stillman and Jonah Stillman. New York City: Harper Business, 2017

Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems
The Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems contains technical and professional engineering articles on the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of air, highway, rail,...

Transbay Transit Center: Innovations in Automated Monitoring
The new Transbay Transit Center will include a multimodal terminal serving 11 transit systems and future high-speed rail from San Francisco to Los Angeles/Anaheim. This is an ambitious,...

FRA Proposes Range of Improvements to Northeast Corridor

The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America By Ernest Freeberg. New York City: Penguin Press, 2013

Southern Swell Observed at Oceanside, California

Common Connections: Lessons Learned on Italy's High Speed Rail Networks

Locomotive to Aeromotive: Octave Chanute and the Transportation Revolution By Simine Short. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 2011

Beach Replenishment for Amtrak's Niantic River Bridge Replacement

Visionary Railroader: Jervis Langdon Jr. and the Transportation Revolution by H. Roger Grant. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2008.

Book Review: Train Time: Railroads and the Imminent Reshaping of the United States Landscape by John R. Stilgoe. Charlottesville, Virginia: University of Virginia Press, 2007

Illustrated Records of the Southern Excursion of the American Society of Civil Engineers

Railroad Performance and Repair
This chapter covers railroad performance and repair. Railroads in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi are discussed....

Light at the End of the Tunnel
As part of a comprehensive program to control combined sewer overflows in Richmond, Virginia, engineers designed a deep tunnel 5,900 feet long to store the polluted water during severe...

Book Review: Workin' on the Railroad: Reminiscences from the Age of Steam by Richard Reinhardt. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003

NewsBriefs: States May Take Control of Amtrak (New York Times)

Lifeline Performance of El Salvador Earthquakes of January 13 and February 13, 2001
Prepared by the Council on Disaster Reduction and Earthquake Investigation Committee of Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. ...

Application of a SonTek Argonaut Side-Looking (SL) Doppler Flow Meter for Measuring Discharge on the Southern Leg of the Parana' River at the Entrance to the Itaipu Binacional Reservoir, Parana', Brasil
Index-velocity and water level data collected with a SonTek Argonaut Side-Looking (SL) Doppler Flow Meter and channel cross-sectional area data were used to compute total discharge on...

 

 

 

 

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