Subsidence of Cultivated Organic Soil in Ontario
The subsidence of a cultivated organic soil has been monitored for 30 yr. The soil has a long-term subsidence rate that is sharply increased with artificial improvement of the drainage....

Remote Sensing of Turbidity Plumes in Lake Ontario
Space imagery and high-altitude photography provide an effective method of monitoring the dynamics of turbidity plumes in Lake Ontario. The Niagara River plume, as much as 200 sq miles...

Structures for Power Stations in Ontario, Canada
The successive stages of structural design, and the methods and organization employed at Ontario Hydro in the design of superstructures for thermal power stations are reviewed. The design...

Job-Site Innovations Slash Time, Cost of Constructing Canada's Tallest Skyscraper
In Building Canada's tallest office building, the 72-story First Bank Tower in Toronto, owner-developer Olympia & York introduced several job site innovations that...

Runway Rebuilding with Daily Use
At Ontario the main runway was rebuilt and 4-inch bituminous overlay put down at night while the runway was in daily use. Existing pavement was portland cement concrete with bituminous...

Water Quality Models Using the Box-Jenkins Method
The Box-Jenkins method, a time-based technique for time series analysis, is shown to be successful in modeling chloride and dissolved oxygen data for the St. Clair River near Corunna,...

Finite Element Shallow Lake Circulation Analysis
A finite element formulation is given for the analysis of the wind-driven circulation of homogeneous variable-depth shallow lakes. The method of weighted residuals is used to transform...

Reservoir Operation for Recreation Usability
A model is developed for the operation of the reservoir feeder-lakes of the Trent Canal in Ontario, Canada. Using data which describe shoreline physiography and a scale which ranks shoreline...

Design of Insulated Foundations
Traditionally, frost heave of foundations has been avoided by placing the foundations below frost penetration depth. An alternate and, under certain conditions, a more economical method...

Performance Testing of Freeway Noise Barriers
The results of the field evaluation along freeways in metropolitan Toronto show that these barriers are largely ineffective in reducing freeway traffic sound levels at nearby residences....

Analysis of Passenger Delays at Airport Terminals
Although supportive numerical data have not been collected, specific consideration has been given to the operation of Toronto International Airport to show the procedure of analysis in...

Transport Analysis of Regional Development Plans
The results of a standard transport analysis of a regional development plan for the Waterloo-South Wellington area of Ontario are described. It is pointed out that this analysis required...

The Kars (Ontario) Embankment Foundation

How Land Surveying is Being Modernized
Leaders in the profession of land surveying in Canada are taking significant steps to modernize land parcel surveying and records. A few leaders in the United States are also making some...

Economic Criterion for Highway Capacity Determination
A method is presented for the determination of highway capacity that relies on an explicit statement of the benefits to users that accrue from highway capacity changes. The method relies...

Programming of Regional Highway Investments
A procedure is advanced for programming capital investments in a large primary highway network. Four classes of benefits are identified and these are: link addition benefits; capacity...

Multiple Use of City Transportation Corridor
The freeway or transportation corridor has become known as the despoiler of the cities. Concurrent with the demand for improved transportation, there is a new emphasis on environmental...

Thermal Plume Measurements In Lake Ontario And Resulting Phenomenological Model

Cooling Water Structures for FitzPatrick Nuclear Plant
To comply with New York State temperature criteria, the condenser cooling water of the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant, located on Lake Ontario, will be discharged through a submerged...

Precast Concrete Tunnel Linings for Toronto Subway
Precast concrete tunnel linings have been used in the Toronto subway system in a wide range of soil conditions. This has resulted in a significant cost saving compared with the traditional...

 

 

 

 

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