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...

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...

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...

Water Data Bank of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the United States of America have jointly undertaken an investigation of the ground-water resources of Northern Jordan. An initial step in the investigation...

Reservoir Operation Simulation on Micro Computers
A reservoir operations planning model for a potential reservoir site on the Karadj River in Iran was developed utilizing a personal computer and a commercial spreadsheet package. The model...

Improvement of Irrigation Outlets

Automated Walking Cycle for Swinging Ladder Dredge
The unique application of a Swinging Ladder Dredge to perform maintenance dredging in the cooling canal system of the Turkey Point Power Plant demanded the design of a semi-automated dredge...

Jordans Precast Airport
The design and construction of the New Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan required extensive innovation and site adaptation to integrate international standards with the...

Taj Mahals in the Desert
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has just opened two major international airports and is in the process of building a third. These are unusual projects in that designers and contractors were...

Mixing in the Epilimnion of the Dead Sea

Circulation and Transport Phenomena in Kuwait Bay

Steel Pipeline Provides New Water Supply for Jordan

Maximizing Algal Yield in High-Rate Oxidation Ponds
One of the major problems in operating high-rate oxidation ponds (HROP) so as to give the maximal yield of algae is the determination of the best combination of retention time and effluent...

Managing Employee Conflict in the Middle East
Management of the employee by an international construction company operating in the Middle East involves many interrelated factors that can lead to conflict. Management must recognize...

Jubail Industrial City: Engineering Monument
The seawater cooling project is a major innovation in engineering accomplishments. Here the project engineers discuss the key civil engineering aspects of the Jubail, Saudi Arabia project...

 

 

 

 

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