Civilian Structures: Taking the Defensive
The 1992 terrorist bombing of the World Trade Center in New York posed a challenging question to the engineering community: Can we design cost-effective structural systems for public and...

Fast-Track Stadium
The project team selected to design and construct Egypt's cable-supported Cairo Stadium Indoor Sports Complex in late 1989 faced a hard-and-fast deadline. Just 18 months later,...

A Maintenance Management System for Highways & Urban Streets
This paper describes the establishment of a comprehensive management system for highways and urban streets of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. In this important United Nations project...

Seismic Upgrade Design of Buildings
Building owners and users in seismically prone areas are becoming increasingly aware of the potential risks associated with the seismically hazardous buildings in the region specially...

Blast-Damaged Concrete Structures in Beirut
This paper describes the effect of blasting loads on structural members. It identifies predominant structural systems in war-damaged zones of Beirut and to explain typical damage mechanisms....

Airfield Pavement Management System
This paper describes a comprehensive Pavement Management System (PMS implemented at 24 airports in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The PMS development and implementation was completed in...

Infrastructure Planning in Beirut, Lebanon
This paper presents a comprehensive framework for structuring the decision process of planning for transportation infrastructure rehabilitation and development in the city of Beirut, Lebanon....

Biodegradation Studies of Saudi ARabian Crude Oil
A bench-scale aerobic microbial degradation study of soil contaminated with Saudi Arabian crude oil was conducted. The effects of nutrient additions and seeding with naturally-occurring...

Oil in the Intertidal and Subtidal Sediment of the Saudi Arabian Coast One Year After the Gulf War Oil Spill
One year after the Gulf War oil spill, studies were conducted on the distribution and fate of oil in intertidal and shallow, subtidal habitats along the Saudi Arabian cost. These studies...

Geomorphological and Geological Evolution of the Quaternary Nile Delta and its Rate of Subsidence
Three-dimensional geomorphological models have been constructed for the Nile Delta, simply illustrate its development and geologic evolution from the Late Pliocene to Recent. This attempt...

Shoreline Erosional/Depositional Patterns in Oman
This paper presents a brief synopsis of the physical setting and geomorphology of the Oman coast, emphasizing the areas with the most dramatic erosional/depositional eyeless. Eighty-three...

The General Characteristic of the Black Sea Coasts
The total length of the Black Sea coast is 4431 km. These shores have been developing in various natural conditions formed through the entire history of this basin. So, the coasts may...

Geoecology of the Black Sea Coastal Zone
Author understands geoecology as a field of science investigating mechanisms of destruction of biosphere by man through his influence on the ocean relief, sediments and suspended matter....

Sedimentational Aspects of Erdemir Port (Eregli, Turkey)
This paper reviews available information on environmental conditions, historical data on sea bed topography and dredged volumes for understanding sedimentational processes at or near the...

Optimal Strategy Within a Traffic Control Center
This paper describes part of a new Central Traffic Control System (CTCS), implemented in several sites in Europe, and recently in Haifa, Israel. The CTCS effected in Haifa contains enhanced...

Infiltration in Two Sand Dune Areas in Saudi Arabia
Field infiltration experiments at several locations in two sand dune areas in Saudi Arabia were conducted. Results of these field tests are compared with predictions of the Green and Ampt...

Stochastic Modelling of Mean Monthly Runoffs for Coruh Basin, Turkey
Stochastic models of monthly runoffs for Coruh basin, Turkey are presented. Coruh basin is located on the northeast part of Anatolia near Black Sea. Three gauging stations which have about...

Cost Recovery for Multipurpose Water Delivery Systems in Egypt
This study addresses the problem of distributing costs to the beneficiaries of incremental expenditures needed to improve the performance of the Nile water delivery system in Egypt. Emphasis...

Bed Sediments Size Changes, Atchafalaya River
During low flows of 1989 and 1991, we collected bed sediment samples from the thalwegs of the Mississippi River from Cairo, Illinois, to Head of Passes and along the Atchafalaya River...

Model Study of Local Scour Downstream Bridge Piers
A deep scour hole downstream of a large circular pier has been developed at Imbaba bridge, which is considered one of the major bridges across the Nile River in Cairo, Egypt. At that location...

 

 

 

 

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