Tsunami Loads and Effects
Guide to the Tsunami Design Provisions of ASCE 7-16
The devastating tsunamis that struck Chile and Japan in 2010 and 2011 underscored the critical need for new structural design criteria to improve building resilience and safeguard human life. They also...

Adventures in Managing Water
Real-World Engineering Experiences
Sponsored by the River Basin Planning, Policy, and Operations Technical Committee of the Planning and Management Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCEAdventures in Managing...

The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet, By Henry Fountain. New York: Crown, 2017

Evaluating Bridges With Unknown Foundations for Susceptibility to Scour: North Carolina Applies Risk-Based Guidelines to Over 3,750 Bridges
Scour occurs when flowing water removes erodible material such as sand and rock. For bridges over water, scour affects the stability of pier and abutment foundations and contributes to...

Observations on Geotechnical Reliability-Based Design Development in North America

Construction of the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal's Past, Present, and Future—An Engineering Perspective

Geotechnics of the Panama Canal Expansion

The Dams of the Panama Canal Expansion

The Canal Builders: Making America's Empire at the Panama Canal by Julie Greene. New York City: Penguin Press.

Seaway to the Future: American Social Visions and the Construction of the Panama Canal by Alexander Missal. New York City: Viking Penguin, 2009.

Book Review: Panama Fever: The Epic Story of One of the Greatest Human Achievements of All Time — The Building of the Panama Canal by Matthew Parker. New York City: Doubleday, 2007

Mitigation of Impervious Surface Hydrology Using Bioretention in North Carolina and Maryland
As an increasingly adopted stormwater best management practice to remedy hydrologic impairment from urban imperviousness, bioretention facilities need rigorous field performance research...

Asphalt Parking Lot Runoff Nutrient Characterization for Eight Sites in North Carolina, USA
The objectives of this study were to characterize asphalt parking lot runoff quality and determine factors influencing nutrient concentrations and loads. Event mean concentrations (EMCs)...

Hydrologic Comparison of Four Types of Permeable Pavement and Standard Asphalt in Eastern North Carolina
A permeable pavement parking lot in eastern North Carolina consisting of four types of permeable pavement and standard asphalt was monitored from June 2006 to July 2007 for hydrologic...

An Experimental Study on the Behaviour of Full-Scale Composite Steel Frames under Furnace Loading
In view of recent large fires in tall buildings, such as One Meridian Square (USA), East Tower Central Park (Venezuela), World Trade Center (USA) and Windsor Tower (Spain), there has been...

A Comparison of Prediction Versus Validation Methods of Assessing Stream Geomorphology

South Buffalo Creek Regional Stormwater Treatment Wetland in Greensboro, NC: A Novel Approach to Mitigating Water Quality Impacts from Legacy Urban Development

Detecting and Eliminating Illicit Dry Weather Discharges in Greensboro, NC

Charlotte North Carolina's Holistic Approach to Capital Storm Water Project Implementation — Past to Present

 

 

 

 

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