Predicting Droughts for the South Platte River System
In this paper we apply probability theory and stochastic processes to determine drought properties, particularly drought duration. Spccilicslly, we model the sequences of wet and dry years...

Diametral Compression Tests for the Determination of Shotcrete Anisotropic Elastic Constants

Early Age Properties of Shotcrete

Monitoring Two Tunnels
Two pilot projects for bored tunneling in soft soil have been undertaken in the Netherlands under the authority of the Centre for Underground Construction: the Second Heinenoord Tunnel...

Urban Planning and Development Applications of GIS
Sponsored by the Geographic Information Systems Subcommittee of the Urban Planning and Development Division of ASCE. This report provides the most...

Open Forum on Construction Failures

Soil Sampling
This manual addresses the principles, equipment, procedures, limitations for obtaining, handling, and preserving soil samples for geotechical investigations in support of civil and military...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns of the Municipality of Beijing, China
The Beijing authorities have tackled the inherited problems of access and mobility, and have aimed to cater for increased transport demands and higher expectations of level of service...

CURITIBA: An International Perspective on the City's Bus-Transit Network
The bus-transit transportation network in Curitiba, Brazil, has received widespread attention for its innovations and effectiveness. This paper looks at those breakthroughs, and considers...

Hong Kong's Public Transport System: Harmonizing Choice, Diversity and Urban Integration
The benefits of integrating railways with land use planning and active urban development and why this is rather successfully achieved in Hong Kong are discussed. The people of Hong Kong...

Roadspace Reallocation Increasing Bus Use
This paper briefly outlines the history and current development of the role of the bus and how roadspace re-allocation particularly through bus priority is used to increase public transport...

Does Congestion Management Improve Public Transit?
Traffic congestion, one of the main urban problems of Sao Paulo, is quantified thru the monitoring of the congestion queue lengths (CQL). Due to the growth of peak CQL in recent years,...

Empirical Cost Savings Using an Internet-Based Construction Management System

Modeling Surface Trapped River Plumes: A Sensitivity Study

Monitoring and Performance Analysis of Protection Works at Rosslare Strand
Post construction monitoring and performance analysis has become an important part of many major coastal protection projects. In the past such work was carried out very much on an ad-hoc...

The Digital Evolution
As designers such as Gehry Architects dream up ever-more fluid and sculptural shapes for buildings, the only way to turn those aesthetic shapes into solid, safe structures is by using...

Wireless Warnings
Formwork failures cause dozens of construction-related deaths per year, but most can be avoided by adequate monitoring. The problem is, most monitors must be hard-wired to a computer on...

The Determination of Soil Strength for a Stability Analysis

Easing the Way for E-Permitting
In an effort to speed the development of an electronic permitting process in Fairfax County, Virginia, the firm Dewberry & Davis conducted a forum as part of a kickoff process....

Examining the Capitol Dome
The dome of the United States Capitol, designed and built from the 1850s to the 1860s, is a masterpiece of 19th-century engineering and construction. The majority of the dome is made of...

 

 

 

 

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