Getting the Project Started
In 1987, the newly formed Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority began a long term Capital Development Program which will change how both Washington National and Dulles International...

Airport Terminal Design Challenges
In February 1989, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority began the process of designing and constructing a new terminal at Washington National Airport to address the needs of its...

Dulles International Airport Construction Challenges
The expansion of the Main Terminal at Dulles International Airport was anticipated and planned for during the original construction of the building in 1962. The most difficult portions...

Recycling Portland Cement Concrete Pavement at the Contractor's Option
This paper summarizes three portland cement concrete airfield pavement recycling projects at the Outagamie County Airport in Appleton, Wisconsin. The specifications for the projects did...

Using Geographical Information Systems to Manage a Multipurpose Water Project
A Project Management System has been developed to manage resources in a Federal Water Project. The management system utilizes geographic information systems (GIS) technology to efficiently...

Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Project
Conversion of a limestone quarry into an off-line reservoir provides flood protection for a rapidly developing County in the suburbs of Chicago....

Water 2050-Supply for the Portland, Oregon Metropolitan Region Using the Integrated Resource Planning Process
This paper presents information about the long range regional water supply planning work that is being conducted in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan region. An integrated resources planning...

Salt River Project Strategic Water Resource Plan
This paper discusses the results of the Salt River Project Strategic Water Resource Plan - Phase I: Assessment & Potential Strategies. The objective of Phase I of the Strategic...

The Everett, Washington, Water Supply IRP
The City of Everett, Washington, supplies water to most of the population of Snohomish County, located just north of Seattle. The County is rapidly urbanizing, and preliminary review of...

Addressing Central Valley Project Policy Issues Using a General-Purpose Model
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's Central Valley Project (CVP) in California is constantly undergoing changes in legal mandates and policy objectives. Due to the complex nature of existing...

Reoperation of Existing Reservoirs to Serve Changing Needs: Observations on Institutional Inertia, Conflict, and Efficiency
The 'reoperation' of a reservoir system may in some circumstances provide a non-structural alternative for addressing changing water storage needs resulting from population growth or other...

Cooperative Game Theory in Water Resources
This paper presents a game theoretic framework for reassessing the operation and management of existing multi-purpose water projects subject to competing and conflicting water uses. Implicit...

Developing Economic Performance Information for Water Management Projects in North China

Population Estimation Techniques for Routing Analysis

A Systems Approach to the Management of a Contaminated Metal Recycle Project

Graphical-Based Productivity Transient Investigation Using DISCO
Construction operations involve complex resource interactions and are typically performed in the field with exogenous factors such as inclement weather conditions and equipment breakdowns....

A PC-Based Stochastic Project Scheduling and Costing Module
Project delays and cost overruns are very common in construction industry. This may be back-traced significantly to non or ill treatment of uncertainties that overwhelm construction projects....

SCHEREC: SCHedule RECovery System
Creating a revised plan requires experience and significant time. To lessen the effort involved, a knowledge-based system named SCHEREC (SCHedule RECovery) was developed which suggests...

An Integrated Approach To Repetitive Construction Planning
Repetitive construction projects are unsuited for the use of the Critical Path Method (CPM) for their scheduling. Statistical simulation techniques offer a scheduling alternative, but...

Managing Uncertainty in Project Planning and Execution: Introduction and Overview
This paper provides an introduction and overview of topics that are relevant to project design and management under conditions of uncertainty, with an emphasis on civil engineering projects....

 

 

 

 

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