Atico, Peru Mw 8.4 Earthquake of June 23, 2001
Prepared by the Post Earthquake Investigation Committee of the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. In the late afternoon...

Rediscovering the Lost City
Since 1994, Kenneth R. Wright, P.E., of Wright Water Engineers, in Denver, has been studying evidence of civil engineering at the ruins of Machu Picchu—an ancient Inca city in the Andes...

Peru's Program for Disaster Mitigation 1992-1995

Water Rights and Markets in Latin America

The Role of Wetland Conservation in Sustainable Development

Technical Evaluation of Hydroelectric Facilities in Peru

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...

Problems with Irrigation Technology Transfer in Latin America
Over the last thirty years there has been a significant drop in agricultural production in Latin America, despite the fact that agricultural, irrigation and drainage projects receive about...

A Stochastic Clustering Model for the Occurrence of Large Earthquakes Along the Central Peruvian Margin
A stochastic model of a process of cluster centers and subsidiary cluster member processes is presented for the occurrence of large earthquakes along the Central Peruvian Margin. In the...

Seismic Resistant Low-Cost Masonry Buildings in Peru
Future housing in developing countries will be provided mainly in medium rise, four to six stories, bearing wall masonry buildings. This paper reports on the rationality behind this political...

Hydro Development on the Huallaga River in Peru
The proposed Chaglla Hydroelectric Project, is located on the Huallaga River in Central Peru, about 300 km north east of Lima. The available gross head of 870 m and regulated flow of 58...

Vilavilani Hydroelectric Project
There is an urgent need to solve the water and energy shortages in the Department of Tacna, on the coast of Southern Peru. The Vilavilani Hydroelectric Project could solve some of the...

Economic Analysis of Irrigation Rehabilitation Projects
This paper discusses the assessment of the costs and benefits of irrigation rehabilitation and modernization projects. It summarizes the methodology used at the World Bank to assess the...

The Development of a Water Surveillance Programme for Peru

Selection of Small Hydro Project Sites
In the course of studying nearly forty areas in Peru to identify possible sites for small hydro development and in order to select the best in each area for detailed design, the Authors...

Modernization and Upgrading of the Dock and Associated Facilities at Iquitos, Peru

The Potential for Small-Scale Hydro in Developing Countries
The author attempts to define a market that has been traditionally ignored by U.S. design firms. As a result, the Europeans, Chinese and Japanese have taken the lead in engineering and...

Expansive Soils
Fifty-two papers presented at the Fourth International Conference on Expansive Soils are included; conference panel and open discussions are summarized. Engineers often predict anticipated...

Construction and Design of Light Structures in Peru

Harbor Study for San Nicolas Bay, Peru
A pair of ducted impeller current meters, one mounted vertically and the other horizontally, were used to measure wave action at San Nicolas Harbor, Peru. The horizontal water velocity...

 

 

 

 

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