Preliminary Engineering Design of an Artificial Tidal Lagoon System in Kuwait
A coastal resort project was planned for a 30 hectare site along the Arabian Gulf approximately 69 km south of Kuwait City at Dubaiyeh. The master plan, originally developed by Kuwait...

Comparison of Some River Discharge Calculation Methods
To measure the discharge of a river, it is necessary to develop a stage-discharge curve based on water velocity at various cross sections of the river. This is the method which is used...

Subsurface Drains Solve Groundwater Rise Problems
Four sub-surface drainage alternates were evaluated for lowering the rising water table. Horizontal gravity drainage system offered the best solution to the problem. Disposal of drained...

A Geomorphologically-Based Runoff Prediction Model: Case Study of Two Gauged Watersheds in Saudi Arabia
Using the Geomorphologic Instantaneous Unit Hydrograph (GIUH) and via the convolution transformation, a linear discharge hydrograph prediction model is obtained. Infiltration in streams...

Training Needs in Egypt

New Deep Foundations Cut Costs
Two European innovations in deep foundations are highly competitive in cost, time and material. They are the barrette (slurry wall segment) and the bored pile/caisson which is then grouted...

Base Isolation in the Design and Construction of Power Plant Structures
This technical paper summarizes the results of some of the recent studies performed to assure technical feasibility in isolating safety-related nuclear power plant structures. The particular...

Master Plan for Rehabilitation, Modernization and Expansion of the Port of Suez
Rehabilitation and expansion of the Port of Suez, started in 1977, has been an ongoing process for the last eight years and is continuing. As a result of detailed planning of facility...

Terminal 5 Renovation—Port of Seattle
The Port of Seattle is currently renovating its Terminal 5 facility on the west bank of the Duwamish River on the west side of Harbor Island in Seattle. This paper describes the methods...

N-Values Used to Predict Settlements of Piles in Egypt
A method is proposed for using the standard penetration N-values to predict the load-settlement curves for different piles used in Egyptian soils. The method is based on H. G. Poulos-E....

Issues in Specifying Climate Forcing of Variability
Several issues arise in the specification of the role of climatic forcing of variability of water resources. The effects of human intervention must be removed so that the climate signal...

Effect of African Drought on Water Resource Management in Egypt
1980 marked the beginning of the worst drought to hit the Sahel and east Africa in 70 years. The consequences of the drought were compounded by inappropriate farming methods, bureaucratic...

Traveling Trickler Center Pivot Design
There have been a number of proposals to improve the center pivot irrigation system in order to overcome the inherent inefficiency from high evaporation losses and energy requirements....

Effect of Baghdad City Sewage Treatment Effluents on Dissolved Oxygen Profiles of an Iraqi River
The paper presents measured dissolved oxygen (DO) profiles in an Iraqi river in the vicinity of Baghdad City. The effect of the effluent discharges from Baghdad Sewage Treatment Plant...

Classification and Behavior of Meander Migration
Meander migrations on the Mississippi River between Cairo, Illinois and Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the time period between the years 1765 and 1930 were classified into six categories based...

Impact of Economic Factors on Development of the Lower Euphrates Basin in Turkey
The case of Lower Euphrates in Turkey represents fairly well the dynamic character of multi-purpose projects with respect to technological developments and changes in economic factors....

Eminent Domain Under the Federal Power Act: Use by Private Developers to Acquire Small Sites
From the first reported case in 1922 (Alabama Power Co. v. Gulf Power Co. , 283 F. 606 (D. Ala. 1922)), through 1982 (Greenup County By and Through Ousley v. Utilities Comm'n...

New Runners for Aswan High Dam Power Station
Replacing turbine runners at Egypt's Aswan High Dam Power Station is a major project because of the size, quantity and importance of these turbines to the Egyptian economy....

An Infrastructure-Based Strategy for Guiding Reconstruction, Development and Reconciliation in Lebanon
In 1979 an agreement was entered into between the CDR, U. S. A. I. D. , and the American University of Beirut (AUB) whereby an interdisciplinary team of AUB researchers would develop a...

International and Educational Aspects of Watershed Management
International donor agencies involved in furnishing technical and economic assistance for increasing food and fiber production are focusing their attention towards rain-fed agricultural...

 

 

 

 

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