Multi-Hazard Analysis of Utility Lifeline Systems

South Pole Station New Power Plant Case Study

Renewable Energy Field Tests at the South Pole

Frost Heave Problems Inside a Nuclear Power Plant

Ice Storms, Trees and Power Lines

Tree Damage to Electric Utility Infrastructure Assessing and Managing the Risk from Storms

Reliability Analysis of Electric Distribution Systems

Ice and the Wire Systems of a Transmission Line

Galloping of Ice Covered Wires of a Transmission Line

Innovative Airborne Inventory and Inspection Technology for Electric Power Line Condition Assessments in Remote Areas and Cold Climates

Extreme Event Loading and Cascading Failure Risk Assessment for Electric Power Lines

Bear Creek Microtunnel for City of Seattle

Residual Soil Characterization for a Power Plant

Conquering the Cold
Three projects—a water treatment plant, an airport, and a hydroelectric plant—illustrate how practicing engineering in Alaska differs from working in the contiguous 48 states. Permafrost,...

Optimizing Post-Earthquake Lifeline System Reliability
This proceedings, Optimizing Post-Earthquake Lifeline System Reliability, contains over 100 papers presented at the 1999 National Conference...

The Ultimate Challenge
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has spent $2 billion and more than a decade studying the feasibility of constructing a nuclear waste repository inside Yucca Mountain in Nevada. The...

Safe Passage
Past studies have indicated that the existing juvenile fish bypass system at the second powerhouse located at the Corps of Engineers' Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River...

A Race Against Time
The coastal hillsides of San Mateo County, California, were quickly developed during the post WWII construction boom. Although the land is prized for its scenic beauty, the underlying...

Blasting a Breach in an Old Concrete Dam to Channel Water into a New Powerplant

Putting Wetlands to Work
Wetlands, whether natural or engineered, have enormous potential to clean up wastewater, but in the past, the public called on civil engineers to drain wetlands en masse as a public benefit....





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