High Rise Express (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
A new column system developed by the Canam Manac Group in Montreal offers the expediency of steel construction with the economy of concrete. The system is made entirely of lightweight...

Hi-Tech Seismic Rehabilitation of `Casino De Montreal'
The existing eight-story steel structure, built during 1966, lacked in lateral earthquake resistance and ductility requirements of the current building code. Introduction of friction-dampers...

Seismic Behaviour of Tall Guyed Telecommunication Towers
This paper presents results of a detailed numerical modelling study of two guyed telecommunication towers subjected to seismic excitation: a 107-m (350 ft) tower with six stay levels,...

Long Term Performance of Raft and Footing Foundations Above Clayey Silt
Two multistorey buildings have recently been constructed on a 30-m thick layer of clayey silt in downtown Fredericton, New Brunswick. The Bank of Montreal building is ten storeys high...

Settlement of Building Foundations on Clay Soil Caused by Evapotranspiration
This paper reports on the results of a field investigation and settlement monitoring program which involves five buildings founded on shallow foundations in the sensitive clay deposits...

Pregame Show
The 1996 Summer Olympics are still two years off, but Atlanta's painstaking preparation is in full swing. One key element is a carefully crafted construction program. The...

A Turbulence Model for Transverse Mixing in Rivers
A two length-scale turbulence model is developed to simulate transverse mixing prosesses in rivers. The dispersion of the effluent from the MUC (Montreal Urban Community) sewage treatment...

The Church on Stilts
Christ Church Cathedral is an Anglican church situated in the heart of downtown Montreal. Constructed in 1859, it is a perfect example of English neogothic architecture, characterized...

Brief Description of Castor Software for Management of Reservoir Systems
The CASTOR group, started in 1984 at Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (Canada), is a major software development project for an integrated CAD system related to hydro projects. Based on...

Frazil Ice Problems in Intakes at Montreal
Intakes located in reaches of the St. Lawrence River that stay open all winter can be subjected to frazil ice formation for nearly three months. The City of Montreal intake is a key example...

Integrated Control of Combined Sewer Regulators
Integrated operation was simulated of 10 dynamic combined sewer regulators on a Montreal interceptor. Generally, when no in-line or other in-system storage can be called upon, advantage...

Effectiveness Measures for Airport Departure Curbs
In airport curb design, one of the most difficult problems is to measure quantitatively, the effectiveness of the curb in front of the terminal building. A methodology has been developed...

Olympic Construction for Olympic Games
Montreal is preparing at full speed for the Olympic Games. The precast, post-tensioned concrete velodrome will seat 10,000. It will be available for conventions, public meetings, exhibits,...

Experts Critique the Olympic Structures of Montreal
At a panel discussion held recently in Montreal, a number of prominent architects and engineers critiqued the Montreal Olympic structures. Unlike some previous press reports, the blame...

Maintenance of Services during Construction
During the construction of the underground and depressed sections of the East-West Expressway in downtown Montreal, public utilities and essential services had to be maintained across...

The New Montreal International Airport
This paper describes the methods and procedures used by a project team established by the Canadian Federal goverment to plan, design, and construct a large and complex project, the New...

Mass Transportation for the 1967 World Exhibition
An automated, 3-1/4-mile, steel wheel on steel rail rapid transit system, designed and built to serve visitors to the 1967 World Exhibition in Montreal, is described. Each of the eight...

Soil Freezing to Reconstruct a Railway Tunnel
Track rearrangement in railway tunnel in Montreal, was made difficult by maze of underground facilities, and by fact that work had to be performed under street between 2 buildings; aspects...

The Water Supply System of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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The Water Supply System of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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