Crossing the Forth
Scotland’s Queensferry Crossing spans the Firth of Forth, connecting Edinburgh and the Kingdom of Fife. Built at a cost of $1.89 billion in six and a half years, the 1.6 mi long cable-stayed bridge, with...

Scotland's First Best Management Practice Surface Water Treatment — The Developers Perspective

Network Control in Scotland

Saving Scotland's Busiest Bridge
The world's most extensive bridge monitoring system has been installed on Glasgow's Kingston Bridge so that the engineers can prevent collapse during a long-term...

The Long Term Interim Storage of Spent AGR Fuel
This paper describes the work undertaken by Scottish Nuclear Ltd. on the proposal to construct a naturally cooled dry store for spent advanced gas cooled reactor fuel at Tornes Power Station,...

Geothermal and Hydropower Production in Iceland
This paper will first consider the technical aspects of both hydropower and geothermal power production in Iceland. Then the economic consequences of the alternative utilization of these...

Changing Waterfront Uses on the River Clyde, Scotland: A Preliminary Survey
The River Clyde in Scotland was renowned for its shipbuilding and shipping facilities. However, dislocations combined with government policy have forced since the early 1960's...

Land Renewal with Topsoil from Clyde Port Dredgings
The paper examines the potential of using sediment dredged from the River Clyde estuary as a topsoil in land renewal. It presents results, to date (1986), of a study sponsored by the Scottish...

Meridionally Imperfect Cooling Towers
With the recent collapse of a cooling tower in Scotland having been attributed to the presence of imperfections in the positioning of the shell surface, the influences on the linear elastic...

Paul Bunyan Among Offshore Steel Structures
The world's two largest drydocks, the larger 1,150 x 800 ft in plan were used to assemble on land the four steel jackets. They now stand in the North Sea in about 400-ft of...

Multiple Use of City Transportation Corridor
The freeway or transportation corridor has become known as the despoiler of the cities. Concurrent with the demand for improved transportation, there is a new emphasis on environmental...

Particle Size of River Sediments
The relationships between particle size of river sediments and the variation in stream discharge are studied. The results of a study carried out to determine the variation of both bed...

Sediment Balance of Clyde Estuary
Active research in sediment transport should lead to the solution of practical engineering problems. With this in mind, the development of the Clyde Estuary in Scotland in relation to...

Side Stream Intakes for Hydro Power in Scotland
The enlargement of natural catchments by the diversion of streams from adjacent catchments into them has been important in many Scottish hydro-electric power developments. Exclusion of...

Hydroelectric Developments in the Scottish Highlands
The growth of hydroelectric power in Scotland, available for public supply schemes from a mere 188,000 kw in 1942, to over 1,046,708 kw at the end of 1963, is outlined. During the same...

Underground Power Plants in Scotland
The main object of the paper is to describe the development, layout and construction of the Ceannacroc and Glenmoriston underground power stations in Inverness-shire which form part of...

 

 

 

 

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