Flow Diversion in a Steep, Coarse-Bed Stream
A case study is presented of the hydraulic design of a diversion structure in a high velocity, coarse bed streamcourse. Mill Creek, a tributary to the Upper Jordan River in the southern...

Installing a Raw Water Line by Microtunneling
Construction began in 1991 on a new water treatment plan for the Towns of Cary and Apex, with B. Everett Jordan Lake as a water source. Installation of two 1,400 mm raw water lines approximately...

Digital Image Processing: Experiences in the Gulf War
During the 1990-91 conflict in Southwest Asia between Iraq and coalition forces operating with US Armed Forces, the utility of products developed from digital imagery and digital terrain...

Ft. Campbell Airfield Emergency Reconstruction
The air deployment from Fort Campbell, Kentucky to Saudi Arabia in support of Operation Desert Storm in the summer and fall of 1990 involved several hundred C5 and C141 aircraft loaded...

Portland Cement Concrete Apron Pavement Design Study for King Fahd International Airport in Saudi Arabia
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Advisory Circular 150/5320-6C used for design of portland cement concrete (PCC) pavements for airports does not account for the site-specific...

Evaluation of Runway Roughness for Fighter Jets
A new roughness evaluation procedure is needed, especially, when dealing with modern fighter jets. To this end, a comprehensive pilot attitude survey was conducted in Israel in order to...

Architectural Integration of APM Systems at Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport
Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is a major airport located near Rome at Fiumicino, Italy. This location has made it a popular destination for terminating flights, as well as a...

Treatment of Calcareous Expansive Clays
The geology, climatic condition and the environment of extreme disintegration, strong hydration and restrained leaching have a large influence on the formation of expansive clays in the...

Back to Iran
Surprisingly to some, Iran continues to rank among the attractive markets of the Middle East. Despite political and economic problems, it is a large market, its location makes it strategically...

Egypt's Real-Time Water Management
The challenge and complexity of efficiently managing the distribution of the 55 billion m that Egypt draws from the Nile every year has prompted the country's Ministry of...

Letter from Oman
The bonanza days of the 1980s are over, but the oil-rich sultanate continues to be a rewarding, if challenging, market. Oil remains a focus of investment, and the government is planning...

Bridging the Gulf
The Gulf War and saturation of traditional Middle Eastern markets have prompted Western firms to look into the United Arab Emirates, the wealthiest of the small states around the Arabian...

Hybrid Grouting Techdniques to Stabilize a Weakly Cemented Sandstone at King Talal Dam, Jordan

The Design of a Reclamation Scheme by Preloading

Stochastic Modelling of Strong Ground Motions for the Istanbul, Turkey Area from Seismic Data for the Surrounding Region
The ultimate goal of this research is to obtain simulations of earthquake ground motions for the Istanbul, Turkey region. A process of earthquake analysis developed by Ellis and Cakmak...

Use of Pilot Projects for Technology Transfer in Developing Countries
Pilot projects of various sizes - 25-1100 ha of farm land - have been used to demonstrate new concepts in water supply and farming practices in Sri Lanka, India and Pakistan, and they...

Combined Allocation and Operation Model
Delft Hydraulics has developed a model package for the water management of irrigation schemes. The model package runs on a Personal Computer and is to be used by local water managers....

Determining Causes for Taste and Odor in Bandar Abbas's Drinking Water
In the south of Iran on the shore of Persian Gulf, Bandar Abbas has a population of over 450,000. The means annual rainfall of Bandar Abbas is less than 205 millimeters of precipitation...

Case Studies of Utilizing a Flexible Automated Supply in Developing Countries
The need is seldom questioned for a water supply that is available when the crop needs it - frequency; at a rate that can be satisfactorily used; and for a duration that provides just...

Water Management as an Instrument for Cooperation and Reconciliation
Empirical models for identifying potential water quantity and water quality conflicts in water resources development are presented. These planning models are applied to a previously developed...

 

 

 

 

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