The Birth and Success of Orange County's Hydrology and Hydraulics Technical Group
The Orange County.s Hydrology and Hydraulics Technical Group (HHTG) has been very successful ever since it was founded in 1991. The HHTG is incorporated as a Technical Group under the...

Use of NaOH to Control pH for Solubilization of Waste Activated Sludge
Waste activated sludge was collected from the final clarifier of a local municipal wastewater treatment plant. NaOH was used in comparison made of the controlled pH batch experiments with...

Volunteer Organizations Use of Appropriate Technology in Developing Countries
The water and sanitation needs facing developing countries are formidable. This paper discusses the experience of a volunteer organization, the Water and Sanitation Consultancy Group,...

Education and Research Needs for Appropriate Technology
Appropriate technology and sustainable development are inextricably interrelated and the engineering profession is increasingly realizing that greater care must be given to taking these...

ASCE Regulated Riparian Code and Florida's Regulated Riparian Experience: The Role for Voluntary Reallocation
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) model state water code for states under riparian common law offers a comprehensive administrative permitting process for allocating water...

Appropriate Technology for Sustainable Development
The inventiveness of the 20th century is forcing engineers (and others) to look at the multitude of technology options available, to develop criteria and methods for evaluating each option—and...

An Environmental Ethic for ASCE
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is presently considering the addition of an environmental ethic to ASCE's Code of Ethics. The proposed environmental ethic,...

Professional Associations Offer Design Resources for Civil Engineers
A civil engineer is trained academically and professionally to meet the challenges and solve the problems of ever expanding world populations. With an increased demand for civil engineers...

Verification of a 3D Flow Model Using Laboratory Data
The ASCE Task Sub-Committee on 3D Free Surface Flow Model Veri fications has been developing test cases and/or procedures for both computational model developers and users over the past...

Problems with Metrication in Transboundary Water Projects
This presentation discusses the lessons learned and difficulties encountered by the author in the conversion to SI (System International or modernized metric system) and provides a brief...

Use of the Metric System in Water Resources
ASCE has advocated use of the metric system since 1876, and the Board of Direction's policy statement specifically urges use of SI in all civil engineering activities. In...

Basic Concepts and Applications of Structural Control

Seismic Active Control by a Heuristic-Based Algorithm

A Strategy for Active Control of Tall Civil Structures Using Regenerative Electric Actuators

Time Delayed Control of Classically Damped Structures

Stability of Actively Controlled Civil Engineering Structures with Actuator Saturation

A New Semi-Active Control Device for Seismic Response Reduction

Maximizing Resources to Produce High Quality Results

Building an International Community of Structural Engineers
This proceedings, composed of two volumes, contains the papers presented at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Fourteenth Structures Congress held in Chicago, Illinois, USA,...

Hyogo-Ken Nanbu Earthquake of January 17, 1995
A Post-Earthquake Reconnaissance of Port Facilities
Prepared by the Committee on Ports and Harbors Lifelines of the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. Hyogo-Ken...

 

 

 

 

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