Highway Retaining Walls are Assets: A Risk-Based Approach for Managing Them
Throughout history, retaining walls (RWs) have served a vital role in supporting civil infrastructure. The ruins of dry stone walls that purportedly supported the hills and slopes of ancient Rome can be...

The EUR Water Station in Rome—Italy
The paper deals the new steel Water Centre realized by ACEA in Rome. The Water Station is destined to manage the water consumption of around 500,000 inhabitants with an output of 3,900...

Vortex Spillway: Test Study on a Hydraulic Model
The paper deals with an experimental study on a model of the forced vortex of Eur hanging reservoir realized by ACEA (Rome). Some vortex characteristics are investigated and, in particularly,...

Architectural Integration of APM Systems at Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport
Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is a major airport located near Rome at Fiumicino, Italy. This location has made it a popular destination for terminating flights, as well as a...

Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport APM Systems
The Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO) at Fumicino near Rome has grown significantly over the past ten years and this is expected to continue. FCO is well located to serve as...

The Alabama Rainfall-Runoff Model, ARRM
ARRM consists of a conceptual state-space model which is cast in a stochastic framework. It uses the W.H. Green and C.A. Ampt method for infiltration, exponential decay for interflow and...

Jet Grouting: Snail's Pace of Adoption
Jet grouting is grouting of soil, but the process, the equipment and the subsurface product are different from the familiar ones. Here the cement grouting is mixed in situ with the surrounding...

When in Rome Do as the Romans: Should the Professional and Business Ethics of American Engineers be a Function of the Country in which They Practice
The importance of maintaining a high standard of ethical principles by corporations and professional engineers in foreign countries is presented. The results of failure to adhere to these...

Competitive Bidding On Foreign Work
The increased opportunity for overseas work has found American engineers dealing with foreign clients whose practices are governed by rules and laws at variance with the U.S. Code of Ethics....

 

 

 

 

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