Guidelines for Testing Large Seismic Isolator and Energy Dissipation Devices
This report outlines the HITEC Technical Evaluation Plan for large seismic isolator and energy dissipation devices. The plan is designed to characterize the fundamental properties and...

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,...

Power Systems

Nuclear Shutdown
The lengthy process of decommissioning—and in some cases dismantling—a commercial nuclear power plant is unlike any other project. The few plants that have been decommissioned are providing...

New Developments in the Field of Seismic Isolation
This paper will concentrate onwhat likely, is the most significant of these issues: changes in the mechanical properties ofseismic isolation and energy dissipation hardware as they are...

International Journal of Geomechanics
The International Journal of Geomechanics (IJOG) focuses on geomechanics with emphasis on theoretical aspects, including computational and analytical methods and related validations. Applications of interdisciplinary...

Alternative Fuels and Institutional Reform
The actions that Mexico City Government is currently implementing is addressed. The altitude and topography of the Mexico City valley contribute to less efficient combustion, trapping...

Environmentally Friendly Transport of Reservoir Sediment for Beach Nourishment with EDDY Pump
Sand impounded behind hydroelectric, flood-control and debris dams not only diminishes the intended function of the reservoir, but also starves downstream coastline by denying natural...

Guidelines for Instrumentation and Measurements for Monitoring Dam Performance
Prepared by the Task Committee on Instrumentation and Monitoring Dam Performance of the Hydropower Committee of the Energy Division of ASCE. This report...

Life-Cycle Optimization of Structures with Seismic Energy-Dissipating Devices

Structural Challenges in Deepwater Oil Production

The Role of the Construction Engineer in the Design of Temporary Structures for Construction in the Power Generation, Process, and Petrochemical Industries

State-of-the-Art Portland Cement Production

High Volume Uses of Coal Combustion Products (CCPs) in Highway Construction

The Role of Flowable Slurry in Sustainable Developments in Civil Engineering

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

Experience in Underground Storage of Crude Oil in Salt

Successful Urban Rock Tunneling in Spite of Encountering Gasoline, Cleaning Solvents, and Methane Gas

Design and Construction of a Jet-Grouted Barrier Wall

Case Study of Support of Critical Utilities during Excavation





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