Modeling Ecological Impacts of Destratification
Artificial destratification has long been advocated as a means of improving water quality in lakes and reservoirs. The results have been varied with examples of both water quality improvement...

Analysis and Computation
This proceedings, Analysis and Computation consists of papers presented at the Eleventh Analysis and Computation Conference (formerly Electronic...

Small Scale Dynamic Structures and Their Sedimentation Effects in Estuarine Environment

Sediment Transport Measurements in Combined Wave-Current Flows

Modelling of Flood Propagation Over Initially Dry Areas
This proceedings, Modelling of Flood Propagation Over Initially Dry Area, contains papers presented at the Specialty conference co-sponsored...

Laboratory Performance of Quartzite Based Stone Matrix Asphalt Mixtures (SMAM)

Research on the Consolidation of Mud

Validation and Application of THE Model's Trip Table Estimation Process
The Highway Emulator (THE) Model is a microcomputer based travel demand forecasting program maintained by the Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS). In addition to the traditional...

Geometric Models of Faulting at Yucca Mountain
Yucca Mountain, Nevada, is currently being studied as a potential site for a geologic repository of high-level radioactive waste. Alternative conceptual tectonic models are expected to...

Factors Controlling Strong Ground Motion and Their Associated Uncertainties
Of special interest in strong ground motion modeling is a quantification of the degree of influence specific physical parameters have on the computed motions. Associated with the model...

Options for Dynamic Analyses of Underground Facilities
Continuum and discontinuum modeling techniques for conducting dynamic analysis of underground facilities of geologic repository are discussed. Compared with continuum analysis, the discontinuum...

New Methods to Characterize Site Amplification
Methods alternative to spectral ratios are introduced to characterize site amplification. The methods are developed by using a range of models, from the simple constant amplification model...

Three-Dimensional Simulations of Ground Motions in Sedimentary Basins
This report describes work being done at the U.S. Geological Survey on 3-D simulations of earthquake ground motions in sedimentary basins. The ultimate goal of this research is to predict...

Seismic Effectiveness of Active Tuned Mass Dampers for the Control of Flexible Structures
The possibility of enhancing Tuned Mass Damper (TMP) effectiveness with an added active control capability is presented in this paper. The weighting matrix associated with the components...

Development of Computer-Based Models of Standards and Attendant Knowledge-Base and Procedural Systems
Existing and new technology can be used to develop a new generation of standards that would allow designers to use complex standards efficiently, help standard-writing bodies to detect...

An Efficient Analysis of Framed-Tube Structures
An efficient model for analysis of framed-tube systems is proposed in this study. The proposed model can represent the interaction between plane frames consisting the tube system. Analysis...

Analysis of Masonry Walls with Smeared and Discrete Crack Models
To design modern reinforced masonry structures for seismic loads and to evaluate the seismic safety of existing unreinforced masonry buildings, the shear resistance of masonry shear walls...

Serviceability Reliability Analysis of Wood Beams
The effect of creep deformations on the serviceability reliability of single wood beams is investigated. Using stochastic load models and a time-dependent stress-strain relationship, the...

An Overview of the Potential Applications of Neural Networks in Civil Engineering
Neural networks are computational models inspired by the structure and operation of the brain. They are massively parallel systems, made up of a large number of highly interconnected,...

Nonlinear Analysis of RC Beams Using High Performance FRC Matrices
The results of a nonlinear analysis model of reinforced concrete beams using a high performance fiber reinforced cement based matrix, particularly SIFCON (Slurry Infiltrated Fiber Concrete)...

 

 

 

 

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