Railroad Lifelines in Earthquakes

Icicle/Frost Heave Prevention System Aided by Heat Pipe for Railway Tunnel

Concept of Ensuring the Serviceability of the Roadbed of the Berkakit-Tommot-Yakutsk Railway on Sections of Very Icy Permafrost

The Train to the Plane
Getting to New York's John F. Kennedy Airport is an urban nightmare. The Port Authority (PA) of New York and New Jersey, which operates the airport, has wrestled with proposals...

Tunneling under Trains
The Singapore deep tunnel sewerage system consists of a 90 km long tunnel network that will convey wastewater by gravity flow to two new secondary treatment plants being planned for the...

The Arch Bridge Mystery
For some years, concrete from the Manayunk Bridge—a long-idle, spandrel-arch railroad bridge in Philadelphia—had been spalling toward the streets and river below. While a system of nets...

High-Tech Highway
The Virginia Dept. of Transportation has spent more than $30 million on the first 2 miles (3.2 km) of the planned 5.7 mile (9.2 km) Smart Road near Roanoke, Virginia. Eventually the road...

Managing the Megaproject
The Mon/Fayette Expressway and Southern Beltway will link Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Morgantown, West Virginia via a 104 km, $3.5 billion Y-shaped highway. With the project split into...

On the Wild Side
Designers of today's roller coasters are constantly looking for new ways to exhilarate riders, from higher drops to tighter turns to launch mechanisms that exert more force...

Passage to 2000
On Dec. 31, 1999 the United States turns over ownership and operations of the Panama Canal Commission. In preparation for the handover, the Panama Canal Commission, an independent U.S....

Tracking the Temblor
The earthquake that occurred in Izmit, Turkey, in August 1999—along a fault line that is similar to the San Andreas Fault in Southern California—has provided useful data to researchers...

Learning from Disaster
After each earthquake, civil engineers learn more about what can be done to minimize the damage to infrastructure from seismic events. The recent large earthquakes that struck Izmit, Turkey,...

Case Study: Crossing of Existing PCCP Aqueducts A and B, Southern Nevada Water Authority Las Vegas, Nevada

Statistical and Simulation-Based Models for Progression Prediction of Train Delays on Busy Railway Lines

An Intelligent and Multiple-Object Decision Support System for Scheduling of Train Diagram

Welfare to Work: An Application of GIS in Assessing the Role of Public Transit

Displacements of Structures and BART Tunnels Caused by Construction of MUNI Metro Turnback in San Francisco

Hong Kong MTR Corporation Airport Railway

Construction of the Taipei Transit Systems

Singapore MRT: A Construction Challenge

 

 

 

 

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