ASCE History and Heritage Programs
Concerned that neither the general public nor civil engineers themselves were fully appreciative of the contributions of civil engineers to the development and standard of living of the...

State of the Art of Structural Engineering
The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the developments in structural engineering that took place during the past century. This overview includes: (1) some of the major...

Surveying and Mapping: History, Current Status, and Future Projections
Since the founding of ASCE in 1852, remarkable changes have occurred in all areas of civil engineering practice, including surveying and mapping. Instruments employed in surveying and...

Engineering, Design and Construction of Lunar Bases
How do we begin to expand our civilization to the Moon? What are the technical issues that infrastructural engineers, in particular, must address? This paper has the goal of introducing...

Application of `SWAT2000' for Hydrological Modeling of Small Watershed in Eastern India
The present study deals with an application of a physically based continuous hydrological model (SWAT2000) forhydrological modeling of small agricultural watershed of Gowai river catchment...

Leakage Control—Finding a New Resource from the Existing One
It is estimated that by the year 2005, one person in two will have an insufficient supply of one of the world's most precious elements: water. Worse still, it is predicted that this shortage...

A Decision Support System for Drought Management Planning
Traditional drought management planning has focused on curtailment of demand by instituting voluntary or mandatory restrictions on water consumption when regional hydroclimatic indicators...

Decision Support System for Daily Real-Time Operations in the Geum River Basin, Korea
A joint international collaboration between the Korea Water Resources Corporation (KOWACO) and Colorado State University (CSU) has resulted in development of a decision support system...

Replacing a Dying Water Infrastructure
The water infrastructure in the United States will soon need massive repairs. Pipes are leaking, and most pipes are near the end of their life cycles. Tens of thousands of sewer overflows...

Development and Application of a Decision Support System for Municipal Water Infrastructure Planning: Challenges and Successes
Many water utilities across the country continue to face the challenge of intelligent planning for cost effective, efficient operation, larger demands, stricter government regulations,...

Measuring Productivity: An Industry Challenge
Is the design and construction industry more productive today than it was a decade ago? Is it matching the achievements in productivity attained by other industries? Are technological...

Singapore on the Move
Tunneling in areas that are densely populated and highly developed is never easy, but an addition to Singapore's Mass Rapid Transit system was needed to serve those in the...

Lifting Collars and Lifting Equipment
The terms lifting collars and shear heads are used interchangeably in the industry. In this book the term lifting collar is used since it is a unique term applicable to lift-slab construction...

Materials and Manufacturing Processes
This chapter introduces the basic materials used in the manufacturing of composite structures. It will help the line designer in understanding how the different elements of the fiber-matrix...

In-Service Considerations
Generally, little or no preventative maintenance is required on fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) poles. This chapter discusses factors that could affect the performance of FRP poles after...

A River Runs through It
The new stadium under construction for the New England Patriots is architecturally and structurally unique, but it is also attracting attention for another reason: the restoration of a...

Supercharged
The Groundwater Replenishment (GWR) System is a regional water supply project sponsored jointly by the Orange County Water District (OCWD) and the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD)....

The Nisqually, Washington, Earthquake of February 28, 2001
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph details the effects of the Nisqually, Washington,...

Riparian Water Regulations
Guidelines for Withdrawal Limitations and Permit Trading
Sponsored by the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. This report explains how to regulate the routine withdrawal of water efficiently...

Structure as Art
The structural engineering to support the architecture of a free-form, Frank Gehry-designed building is never easy, but the engineers for a new university building devised several innovative...

 

 

 

 

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