People: Five Members Recognized for Civil Engineering Contributions in Philadelphia

Book Review: Urville by Gilles Trehin. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006

How Should the U.S. and Mexico Manage Their Transboundary Water Quality?
The purpose of this workshop is to discuss with ASCE members the progress in developing a Standards document and Management Plan document associated with water quality management across...

The City Plan for Philadelphia, a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark (Philadelphia Section)

Computing in Civil Engineering
This proceedings, Computing in Civil Engineering, consists of papers presented at the Fourth Congress held in conjunction with A/E/C/ SYSTEMS...

Assessing the Impact of Channel Deepening in Delaware Bay Through Numerical Modeling
A three-dimensional numerical hydrodynamic model of Delaware Bay is being developed to assess the impact of deepening the navigation channel from near the mouth of Delaware Bay to the...

Verification of a Three-Dimensional Model of Delaware Bay
A three-dimensional numerical hydrodynamic model of Delaware Bay is being developed to assess the impact of deepening the navigation channel from near the mouth of Delaware Bay to the...

Identification of A Field Data Collection Program in Delaware Bay
Verification and the subsequent application of a numerical model requires sufficient field data to demonstrate that the model is reproducing the existing hydrodynamics of the modeled system....

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission's Anticipated Response to the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990
By virtue of its charter to provide continuing, cooperative and comprehensive planning, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) has a commitment to adopt and maintain...

Where Does Rock Begin Beneath Philadelphia?
Philadelphia provides an excellent example of the engineering problems associated with the interpretation of saprolite/weathered rock/sound rock profiles. The bedrock beneath the city...

Sand Bypassing at Indian River Inlet, Delaware
To solve a beach erosion problem north of Indian River Inlet, Delaware, the US Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District and the State of Delaware have constructed a fixed plant sand...

Rebuilding Philadelphia's El
In reconstructing an urban transit system, the challenge in Philadelphia was to do it without disrupting peak hour commuter traffic or disturbing activities on the street and sidewalks...

Simulation of Precipitation by Weather-Type Analysis
A new approach that uses weather-type analysis as a basis for stochastic precipitation modeling was developed and tested for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The weather types permit the identification...

Design and Commissioning of the Philadelphia Hydroelectric Project
The Philadelphia Hydroelectric Project consists of a single horizontal-shaft double-regulated S-type unit, rated 3440 kW, utilizing a programmable controller for unit operation together...

Water Main Cleaning and Lining—A Utility Perspective
The Chester Water Authority is a regional water supply system located in Southeastern Pennsylvania serving a population of over 140,000 people in two countries and a large industrial complex...

Born to Shop and Reborn for Work in Philadelphia

Rehabilitation of a Pump/Turbine
Between 1964 and 1968, eight 212 in pump discharge diameter Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton vertical pump/turbines with Westinghouse motor/generators were installed in Philadelphia Electric Company's...

Upper Delaware River Ice Control—A Case Study
During February 1981 a castastrophic breakup ice jam occurred along a reach of the Delaware River near Port Jervis, NY, causing 14. 5 million in damages. In February 1982 another breakup...

Philadelphia Center City Commuter Connection
The Philadelphia Center City Commuter Connection, a 330,000,000 urban transit project has been completed on schedule within a budget variance of 2% of the estimated cost. This is an accomplishment...

Maintenance Management for a Large Urban Waterworks System
The Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) owns and operates a water distribution system consisting of 86,000 customer accounts and 1,100 miles of water mains. In 1984, BWSC initiated...

 

 

 

 

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