Hyogoken-Nanbu (Kobe) Earthquake of January 17, 1995
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. On January 17, 1995, the Hyogoken-Nanbu earthquake struck the Kobe, Japan,...

Pressure Tunnels in Fractured Rock: Minimum Cover Criteria from the Stability of Rock Wedges

Numerical Analysis of the Powerhouse Cavern Setting for a Pumped Storage Project

Design of a Deep Cavern Intersected by Weak Shale

Waterproofing Tunnels with Geosynthetics in Europe

True Behavior of High Pressure Tunnel for the Guavio Hydroelectric Project

Relationship between On-Offshore Sediment Transport Rate on the Beach Face and Wave Energy

Rip Scaling in Low- to High-Energy Wave Environments

Great Earthquakes, Abundant Sand, and High Wave Energy in the Columbia Cell, U.S.A.

Case Studies in Optimal Design and Maintenance Planning of Civil Infrastructure Systems
Sponsored by the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. This collection contains 19 papers on the optimal design and maintenance planning of civil...

Energy Unleashed
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers discharges a mean daily flow of 2,000 cu ft/s (57 m³/s) under a gross head of 280 ft (85 m) through four Howell-Bunger valves at the Summersville Dam in...

Power Struggle
The Florida Light and Power Company could have replaced its deteriorating, H-shaped wooden power poles in the Tomoka River with exact duplicates, but they chose to use hybrid steel-and-concrete...

Stepwise Flood Routing for Gated Reservoirs and Conjunctive Optimization of Hydroelectricity Income with Flood Losses
A six-stage operation policy for routing of flood hydrographs of return periods from 1.01 year up to the Probable Maximum Flood (PMF) for dams having gated spillways is suggested. The...

Practical Applications of Gage-Adjusted Radar–Rainfall Estimates
(no paper) It is radar's estimates of rainfall at a specific location that tends to disappoint. On the other hand, the strength of rain gage observations is in estimating rainfall at a...

Evaluating Alternatives for Capacity Expansion: Ensuring Reliable Water for the Portland, Oregon, Area
(No paper) The Portland Water Bureau is currently evaluating its water supply expansion alternatives. Like many water bureaus responsible for supplying water to both in-city customers...

Catch the Wind
Wind turbines can now produce energy that is cost-competitive with other, more conventional power generation methods. The increased efficiency is due in part to the turbines'...

Seismic Assessment of Concrete-Filled Steel Frame Substations

Computable General Equilibrium Modeling of Earthquakes

Improving Earthquake Performance of Power Systems

Fragility Estimates for Electrical Substation Equipment





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