Flow Study of In-Service Sanitary Sewers Rehabilitated with Insitupipe
In an effort to define the flow characteristics of sanitary sewer segments rehabilitated with Insituform under normal in-service conditions, Insituform of North America, Inc. (currently...

Database for Pipeline Bridges in North America
Work began in 1985 at Wayne State University on a research study of pipeline suspension bridges. This effort, which was funded by ANR Pipeline Company of Detroit, Michigan, investigated...

Innovative Contracting Practices in Developing an Advanced Freeway Management System
Throughout the nation, many public agencies have determined to incorporate time saving and cost effective project innovations while maintaining and upgrading project quality. One possible...

125 KW Small Hydro Power Plant for Escuela El Sembrador Catacamas, Honduras, C.A.

Hydropower in Brazil: Past View and Future Directions

Architectural Integration of APM Systems at Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport
Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is a major airport located near Rome at Fiumicino, Italy. This location has made it a popular destination for terminating flights, as well as a...

Automated Design of the Steel Box Girder Guideway for the Kuala Lumpur Downtown People-Mover
Design of the Kuala Lumpur (KL) Downtown People-Mover had to be accomplished on a fast-track schedule. The system contractor assembled a team of experts from North America and Malaysia...

Coastlines of the Southern North Sea
This proceeding, Coastlines of the Southern North Sea, contains papers presented at COASTAL ZONE 93, the Eighth Symposium on Coastal and Ocean...

Foreign Investment in Latin America: A Second Look
It has become common to hear that Latin America has emerged from the lost decade of the 1980s, a period when virtually every country in the region suffered from high debt, high inflation...

Venezuela Turns to Port
Despite Venezuela's recent political troubles, geography and economics argue for a big increase in the country's port capacity. Oil has traditionally been the...

Alkaline Sludge Stabilization: A Quick Fix and Long Term Sludge Management Option for Burlington, North Carolina

Hydraulic Design of Offshore Breakwater in Sergipe, Brazil
A Petrobras (Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.) marine terminal was recently constructed in Sergipe, Brazil (Figure 1). The offshore breakwater was initially designed in a conventional way, but...

Dynamic Response Characteristics of Jack-Up Drilling Units
The effects of five parameters on the dynamic amplification of the global base shear on a deep water jack-up drilling unit were analyzed using a time domain nonlinear model. The five parameters...

Design and Proposed Construction Techniques for Pangue Dam
The paper describes the site conditions, design and proposed construction methods for the 115 m high Pangue Dam, Chile's first RCC dam. Trial mix design work and test embankments...

Design of Miel II—A High RCC Dam
Miel II Dam is a 141 m high RCC structure designed for the tropical mountains of central Columbia. Interesting features are its height (considerably higher than any existing RCC Dam),...

A Review of Design Criteria for High RCC Dams
The 1980s could be considered to be the decade during which roller-compacted concrete dams came of age. This economic method of construction is sufficiently proven that very large dams...

Concepcion Dam Design & Construction Problems and Their Solutions
Concepcion Dam is a curved axis gravity structure 68 m high and 695 m long. It supplies water to Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. The dam contains 290,000 cubic meters of RCC. Challenges...

Construction of Urugua-I RCC Dam
Considerations concerning the RCC construction process and its relation with the design and quality are analyzed. The paper contains topics related to the experience obtained at Urugua-i...

Behavior of Urugua-I Dam
URUGUA-I with its 76 m height is one of the higher lean roller compacted concrete dams. The project includes some outstanding features like the very low cement content and a PVC membrane...

Application of a Beach Plan Evolution Model in Sergipe, Brazil
An offshore breakwater 543 m long located at about 2.4 km from the shore at 10 m of water depth (above chart datums) provides protection to a liquid bulk terminal (Terminal Portuarlo de...

 

 

 

 

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