Outstanding Paper Award— Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities

Strontium Isotopes in Carbonate Deposits at Crater Flat, Nevada
Strontium isotope studies of carbonates from soils, veins, eolian dust and Paleozoic basement sampled near Crater Flat, southwest of Yucca Mountain, provide evidence for the origins of...

Safeguarding History
Even monolithic marble monuments, such as the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, fall prey to materials deterioration. Now, sensitive instrumentation systems can document and analyze even the...

Improved Prediction of Masonry Durability Through Advanced Materials Science Methods
Several trends in the use of materials in civil engineering have made it imperative to improve the ability to predict the durability of masonry. This will require more emphasis on materials...

Coastal Zone Management of Puerto Galera
This paper summarizes the efforts to reconcile the needs, problems, measures and programs in carrying out effectively the management of the coastal zone in Puerto Galera. To attain the...

Importance of Groove Spacing in Tunnel Boring Machine Operations
One of the more important and yet easily modified parameters in the performance of tunnel boring machines is the spacing between two neighboring grooves created by the travel of the cutters....

Use of Precision Gravity Survey to Determine Bedrock
The density contrast between a deeply weathered schist and a marble which contains a small percentage less than 5% of clay-filled solution channels allows differentiation between the two...

 

 

 

 

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