# Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler for Inlet Current Measurements

*A BroadBand Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (BroadBand ADCP) was used to survey tidal currents at Shinnecock and Moriches Inlets, Long Island, NY. Measurements were made remotely form...*

Turbulent Velocity Flutuations in Natural Rivers

*The longitudinal and transverse components of flow velocity, as well as the normal and tangential stresses, must be expected to fluctuate with time and space when flow at a high Reynolds...*

Time-Dependent Landslide Probability Mapping

*Case studies where time of failure is known for rainfall-triggered debris flows can be used to estimate the parameters of a hazard model in which the probability of failure is a function...*

Rainfall Depth-Duration-Frequency Analysis for Major Cities in Taiwan

*The annual series of extreme rainfall amounts for various durations are compiled. The statistics such as mean, standard deviation, coefficient of variation, coefficient of skewness, and...*

A Simple Finnish Method for the Structural Fire Design of Composite Structures

*The structural fire design of composite structures in Finland has previously been based on furnace tests, which are expensive and take too much time to arrange. With the increasing prominence...*

Infrastructure Damage Modeling with GIS

*This paper describes the use of a geographic information system to model damage to a municipal water distribution system. In a demonstration application detailed attribute data on components...*

Image Enhancement: Application to Geotomography

*Image enhancement complements geotomographic reconstruction in the rendering of better images. In this paper, available image enhancement techniques are reviewed. Emphasis is given to...*

On Distributed Processing Applications in Finite Element Analysis

*Computer architectures may be classified by the relationship between their instruction and data streams (SISD, SIMD, MISD, MIMD) and the locality of memory (shared, local). Distributed...*

Random Aspect of the Stress Inside Granular Media

*Micromechanics of granular media arose from the necessity of a better understanding of the relationship between the global behaviour of such materials and the physical phenomena which...*

Use of Hierarchical Lattices for Predicting the Fluid or Stress Transfer in Concrete

*Hierarchical lattices are used to study the influence of local disorder on the transfer of properties (stresses, strains, permeability) from the micro-scale to the macro-scale. They are...*

On the Diffusional Stress Transmission

*A probabilistic diffusional mechanism for the propagation of intergranular forces has been formulated as a set of three mathematical assumptions. The equilibrium equations are complemented...*

Refined Analysis of Load Distribution Factors for Bridges

*This paper presents a new approach for calculating the distribution factors for slab-on-girder bridges. This method considers the coupling of longitudinal and transverse effects. The governing...*

Experimental Photoelastic Analysis of Tunnels Containing Cracks

*Due to the presence of cracks the strength of the structure is decreased in the present paper an experimental two dimensional photoelastic technique has been developed to analyze the circular...*

Frictional Aspect of Rocking-Sliding of a Rigid Block with Surface Impact

*During the very short time of impact between a rigid rectangular block and a rigid foundation, the interface pressure distribution varies with time in a complicated manner. Due to this...*

Flexible Plates for Control of Stress Distribution

*Use of a flexible plate in minimization of soil reaction concentrations at the edge was analyzed. The analysis utilizes a solution for vertical vibrations of the circular flexible plate...*

Slip Velocity and Temperature Jump in Flow over Rough Surface

*The expressions for the slip velocity and the temperature jump are determined and used as the boundary conditions in the calculation of turbulent flow over rough surfaces. The slip velocity...*

The Generalized Brazier Problem for Orthotropic Straight Tubes of Finite Length

*A new engineering approach, based upon a mixed variational functional, is presented for the analysis of the nonlinear static behavior of thin-walled, circular-cross-section cylindrical...*

Unconfined Granular Materials Thermalized by Fluctuating Horizontal Surfaces

*We calculate the solid fraction and granular temperature throughout assemblies of identical, smooth, inelastic spheres that are unconfined from above and thermalized from below by bumpy,...*

Inflation Instability of Cylindrical Membranes

*A new procedure which investigates inflation instability of cylindrical nonlinear membranes is developed. The general characteristics of inflation instability are described. An efficient...*

Influence of Gas Phase Turbulence on the Transport of Particles

*An interesting and perhaps unexpected flow feature characterizing the transport of a gas-solid suspension in a vertical duct is the radial nonuniformity of particles over the tube cross-section....*

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