# Numerical Modeling of Salinity Transport in a Shallow Well-Mixed Tidal Reach

*This paper is concerned primarily with the development of numerical salinity transport model using 8-point implicit finite difference scheme for predicting the salinity variation in a...*

Estimation of Reliability Parameters for Rehabilitation of Pipelines

*This paper presents fundamental principles of estimating statistical characteristics of the elements of urban underground infrastructure networks, which provides a basis of statistical...*

Flow Computation and Energy Performance Analysis for Hydropower Components

Driven Then Pushed Minicone Tests in a Sand Chamber

*For a general knowledge on the Standard Cone Penetrometer test and its uses the reader is referred to the work of Briaud and Miran (1991). For this study (Khalaf and Briaud, 1992) a smaller...*

Behavior of Instrumented Model Piers in Manufactured Rock with a Soft Layer

*A laboratory test apparatus has been used to study the side resistance of piers socketed into manufactured soft-rock masses. The results of four tests are reported, three of which included...*

Dynamic Interaction of Bridge and Moving Loading

Wind-Induced Vibrations of Tall Buildings Using Tuned Mass Damper

*A Lagrange formulation is applied to tall buildings using tuned mass damper. The resulting equations of motion are analyzed using a frequency window method. The method reduces the computational...*

Shoaling and Breaking of Random Wave Trains: Spectral Approaches

*We describe recent efforts to develop a model to predict the evolution of the spectra of random ocean waves shoaling and breaking on a natural beach. A model based on the full Euler equations...*

Seismic Wave Propagation by Finite Differences on the Connection Machine

*Seismic modeling represents a difficult numerical challenge and consumes a significant amount of CPU time on the largest available supercomputers. With the advent of massively-parallel...*

The Control of Large Amplitude Liquid Sloshing with Moving Baffles

*Numerical simulations of three-dimensional viscous liquid sloshing in rectangular containers were carried out using an improved volume of fluid technique in conjunction with the Navier-Stokes...*

Landslide-Generated Waves in Reservoirs

*This paper investigates surge waves generated by landslides in reservoirs. The Navier-Stokes equations with complete viscous conditions at the free surface are solved numerically for the...*

Multiple Modes of Steady-State Slide-Rock Response

*The dynamic response of free standing rigid bodies to base excitation can be quite complex, as evidenced by the five motions or modes to be considered in a two-dimensional analysis: rest,...*

Stochastic Response of a Caster-Mounted System

*The response statistics of a caster-mounted system with white noise excitation are estimated using the generalized equivalent linearization method. The displacement and velocity covariances...*

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...*

Screen Breakwaters

*The diffraction of water waves by an offshore breakwater consisting of an infinite row of equally-spaced vertical screens is investigated theoretically. The reflected and transmitted wave...*

Computation of Wind Pressures on L-Shaped Buildings

*The paper refers to the numerical simulation of turbulent wind conditions around an arbitrarily-shaped building composed of two rectangular blocks. The time-averaged Navier-Stokes equations...*

Computation of Flow in Ice-Covered Dune-Bed Channels

*A numerical method for solution of the Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes equations is developed to study the flow over sand dunes in two-dimensional channels. The method is applied to calculate...*

Improved Time-History Analysis for Structural Dynamics Calculations

*Methods are developed to reduce the computational effort in time-history analysis of nonlinear structures. The methods permit use of much larger time intervals than are possible in conventional...*

Free Vibration Analysis of Asymmetric Buildings

*A simple procedure for free vibration analysis of asymmetric buildings is presented. This method assumes that each floor is a rigid diaphragm with three degrees of freedom (two lateral...*

Wave Propagation in a Nonlocal Strain-Softening Continuum

*The problem of wave propagation in a nonlocal strain softening solid is first discussed analytically. It is demonstrated that 'loading' waves can still propagate in the strain softening...*

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