Seismic Performance of a Deep Soil Mixing Grid: A Magnitude 7.1 Load Test at the Port of Alaska
The Port of Alaska in Anchorage (Port) has embarked on a multiphase modernization program that includes the development of a new petroleum and cement terminal (PCT) berth. The berth consists of a pile-supported...

Engineering: An Illustrated History from Ancient Craft to Modern Technology, Edited by Tom Jackson. New York City: Shelter Harbor Press, 2016

Filling The Bay: Deepening the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbors
The project to deepen the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbors from elevation -42 to -50 ft was federally authorized in 1999 to accommodate the next generation of post-Panamax container ships....

Floating Breakwater for Reservoir Marinas

Excitation of Waves inside a Bottomless Harbor

Selected Coastal Engineering Papers of Robert L. Wiegel
Civil Engineering Classics
Sponsored by the Coastal Zone Management Committee of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This collection contains 54 papers and...

The March 2011 Tsunami and it's Impact on Crescent City Harbor

Port of Barcelona Expansion: Global Instrumentation Program

Port of Los Angeles Risk Management Strategies
This paper examines risk management strategies for the port of Los Angeles. Topics include its importance to the economy, potential port risks, seismic risk strategies, and terrorist risk...

Book Review: Shipping and Ports in the Twenty-First Century: Globalisation, Technological Change and the Environment edited by David Pinder and Brian Slack, London: Routledge, 2004

Physical Model of Current-Induced Scour at Ventura Harbor
This paper describes a 1:25-scale movable-bed physical model study of scour resulting from longshore current passing through a narrow gap on the leeside of the detached breakwater at Ventura...

In Situ Behavior of Breakwaters in Constantza Port—Romania
In order to build breakwaters, especially in the areas with heavy storms, a special analysis on the several factors is necessary. In addition, surveillance of time behavior of breakwaters...

Montioring and Modeling of Tandem Breakwater System at Hammond, IN
A tandem breakwater system was constructed in 1989-90 to provide protection for a large marina at Hammond, IN, at the south end of Lake Michigan. A five year monitoring program (1993-98),...

Design and Construction of the Pier J Breakwaters at the Port of Long Beach, California
Several different alternatives to mitigate surge activity were investigated. The most acceptable solution was a pair of new breakwaters that altered the basin geometry to change the basin...

Protecting the Ports
Increased security concerns are prompting the nation's ports to rethink the design of their points of entry, especially at their terminals. Civil engineers are being called...

Wharf Embankment and Strengthening Program at the Port of Oakland

Ground Improvement in Zárate

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use, and Travel Patterns of Chennai (Madras)
Chennai is a port city, with railway and road networks extending in all three land directions available for expansion. Currently, the city limits comprised of 172-sq. km. and the metropolitan...

Proposed Third Crossing of Hampton Roads, James River, Virginia: Feature-Based Criteria for Evaluation of Model Study Results

Development of a Waste Load Allocation Model for the Charleston Harbor Estuary. Part III: Project Application

 

 

 

 

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