Hanford Waste Vitrification Project Overview and Status
The Hanford Waste Vitrification Project (HWVP) is being constructed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site in Richland, Washington. The paper gives an overview of the HWVP which...

Residential Water Conservation and Reuse Demonstration: Casa Del Agua and Desert House
Occupied single-family homes can provide factual data as well as create an active real-world setting for education of the public. The installation of water-efficient fixtures, rainwater...

A Process to Enhance the Flow of Engineering and Management Information at Ford Hood, Texas
This paper describes a study of the information requirements at the DEH (Directorate of Engineering and Housing) at Fort Hood, Texas which was undertaken by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers...

Noise from High Speed Maglev Transportation Systems
Noise levels from magnetically levitated trains (maglev) at very high speed may be high enough to cause severe environmental noise impact in residential areas, even without physical contact...

Evaluation of Plants for Coastal Dune Stabilization
The dune stabilization system used in the Phoenix Condominiums project can be used to enhance dunes all along the Atlantic and Gulf Coast. The plants and technology are available, which...

ECO-NEIGHBORHOOD and Citizen Action
This paper describes a new technique to focus professional and technical expertise in neighborhood settings where people are dedicated to making a difference....

A Study on Local Residents' Evaluation of Residential Waterfront Area
In the present study, a questionnaire survey was conducted in 9 cities in Japan to investigate the utilization perception and utilization of local residents to neighborhood waterfront...

Testing Outlet Works Gates and Valves at USBR Dams Under Unbalanced-Head Conditions: Tieton Dam Unbalanced-Head Gate Test
The Tieton Dam outlet works installation geometry is the most common type used in U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) earthfill dams. An emergency guard gate is located in a gate chamber...

Bending of Retrofitted Test Foundation Walls
New repair methodology has been developed for residential construction that can be used to retrofit foundation bearing walls damaged by mine subsidence. The repair strengthens the foundation...

Trip Rates Adjustments for Impact Assessment and Congestion Management
Evidence that all urban trips are not equal and that trip rates need to be adjusted to reflect the differential contribution of trips to traffic loads and congestion is presented. Adjustments...

Implications of ISTEA on the Implementation of APMs
The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) of 1991, approved 372-47 in the House and 79-8 in the Senate, is a landmark legislation in the area of transportation. Through...

Speedy Backfilling for Old Mines
In November 1992, the U.S. Bureau of Mines, in cooperation with the Office of Surface Mining (OSM), used two recently-developed pneumatic backfilling devices to completely fill an abandoned...

21st Century Timber Engineering
Timber engineering is moving into the 21st Century faced with challenges in technology, governmental mandates and environmental concerns. Engineers are continuously being challenged in...

Tomorrow's Schools
While what's wrong with education looms as a national concern, many communities are doing something positive about it. They're constructing new schools designed...

CADD Utilization in Residential Construction: From Subdivision Design to Dwelling Unit

Integrated Approaches for Costing Design Alternatives

Commuter Infiltration, The Unaddressed Issue
Traffic Impact Reports usually assign project-related traffic only to the adjacent collector and arterial highways. Usually the reports do not attempt to address possible commuter infiltration...

Neo-Traditional Neighborhoods: A Solution to Traffic Congestion?

Colgate Palmolive Transportation Impact Case Study
The Colgate Palmolive Company owns eleven city blocks of land in the Exchange Place area of downtown Jersey City, New Jersey. Colgate Palmolive operated manufacturing facilities on their...

Corridor Planning and Traffic Assessment: Small Sites and Neighborhoods
Determining the appropriate use of a piece of property, or the uses for larger land areas in a portion of a city, requires consideration of many facts. A recently completaed project was...

 

 

 

 

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