Equipment
This chapter examines the types and sizes of equipment required to drill grout holes, proportion and mix grout materials, and deliver and inject grout into the holes in an underground...

Fire Following Earthquake
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph covers the entire range of fire following earthquake...

Thermal Modeling of the Power Plant Cooling Lake System

San Simeon Earthquake of December 22, 2003 and Denali, Alaska, Earthquake of November 3, 2002
Prepared by the Earthquake Investigations Committee of the Technical Council of Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph provides...

Micropiles to the Rescue
When a Michigan energy concern began upgrading the equipment in one of its operating power plants, engineers were asked to find an economical and nondisruptive way to support the new loads...

Lifeline Performance of El Salvador Earthquakes of January 13 and February 13, 2001
Prepared by the Council on Disaster Reduction and Earthquake Investigation Committee of Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. ...

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...

An Alternative Approach
An innovative foundation system at a Virginia power plant relies on columns constructed via jet grouting to support elevated units that reduce pollution. The approach required less drilling,...

Design Loads
This chapter discusses the types of loadings that should be considered when designing overhead power lines utilizing fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) poles. For infrastructure applications...

Assembly and Erection
This chapter is intended to provide recommendations on transporting, handling, assembling, and erecting fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) poles. An important consideration is that FRP poles...

Loading Requirements for FRP Poles Utilized in other than Utility Line Applications

The Nisqually, Washington, Earthquake of February 28, 2001
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph details the effects of the Nisqually, Washington,...

The Chernobyl Problem
When the infamous accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant occurred in April 1986—a catastrophe that involved an explosion that blew off the top of one of the plant's...

Update of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No.74 Guidelines for Electrical Transmission Line Structural Loads
For many months there has been doubt that the latest version of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 74. Guidelines for Electrical Transmission Line Structural Loading,...

Effect of Aluminum Compression on ACSR Conductor Sags at High Operating Temperatures
Deregulation and restructuring are sweeping the electric utility industry in the United States. As a result, many utility engineers are analyzing, re-rating, and upgrading their most critical...

Settling Down
Engineers in Florida will prepare the sandy foundation of a future power plant by preloading it with sand for as long as a year....

Damage Report from Seattle
The epicenter of the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck the Puget Sound region of Washington on February 28, 2001, was located 11 mi (18 km) northeast of Olympia and about 36 mi (58...

Optimization of the Operation Rules of Multipurpose Multireservoir Systems; New Approach
In recent years Iran is ranked 4th among countries having the highest number of dams under construction on her hydrosystems. This has called for...

Exploring All Options
To relieve environmental stress around the Tampa Bay area's existing groundwater wells, Tampa Bay Water—the regional water supplier—is implementing a Master Water Plan that...

Gujarat (Kutch) India M7.7 earthquake of January 26, 2001 and Napa M5.2 earthquake of Sept. 3, 2000
Prepared by the Earthquake Investigation Committee of the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph describes...

 

 

 

 

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