Preliminary Seismic Risk Maps for Puget Sound
Ground shaking during Puget Sound earthquakes is characterized by irregularly shaped areas of high intensity ground motion, not all of which are correlated with soil type. Simulation of...

Seattle's Central Waterfront
The character and identity of Seattle are based largely on its extensive waterfront areas. The city has approximately 90 miles of shoreline, one of the benefits of possessing a varied...

Unearthing Mt. Baker Tunnel
A new tunnel under Mt. Baker in Seattle is part of major improvements to I-90 between Bellevue and Seattle's business district. Feasibility studies began in 1963, but it was...

Diagnosis of Wastewater Treatment Processes
This paper presents an approach to the development of an expert system for aiding the operation of an activated sludge wastewater treatment facility. The expert system incorporates a diagnostic...

Floating Bridge for 100 Year Storm
In 1979 the west half of the Hood Canal Floating Bridge, built in 1960, in Seattle broke up and sank during a storm that lasted eight hours with winds of 80 mph and gusts over 100 mph....

Tidal Flooding Study for a Seattle Watershed
The paper reports on a study to develop a correlation between rainfall volumes and tidal storm surges based on recorded rainfall and tide data. This correlation was used to establish tidal...

Tunneling Operations and Equipment
The papers included in the Proceedings describe four diverse tunneling prjects of varying diameters, design criteria, ground conditions and construction techniques undertaken at locations...

Infrastructure Management and Planning for the City of Seattle
This paper summarizes the current planning effort that the City of Seattle's Engineering Department (SED) is undertaking for Transportation Infrastructure Management. The...

Seattle Metro—A Transit Property's Experience with Microcomputers
The Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle's (Metro) first involvement with microcomputers started during the third quarter of 1981 when IBM announced their personal computer...

Port of Seattle Seismic Waterfront Design
This paper describes the soil seismic design process, using the design developed for a concrete apron project at Terminal 20 as an illustration. Damage by the 1965 earthquake is described....

Compression Load Tests on Concrete Piles in Alluvium
A series of tests was accomplished during the design phase for the West Seattle Freeway Bridge Replacement project. The results of instrumented compression load tests in alluvial deposits...

Transportation CAD at the Univ. of Wash., Seattle

Capped In-Water Disposal of Contaminated Dredged Material
The Seattle District and the Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station (WES), Vicksburg, Mississippi, are cooperating in a field demonstration study to evaluate the effectiveness...

Pile Testing for Waterfront Structures

Biomass Energy: The Seattle Experience

A Home for the Navy's Trident Subs
On 7,000 acres near Seattle, Washington, sits the largest military base constructed in the U.S. since World War II. The Navy's multimillion-dollar Trident project, a combination...

Visual Impacts of Port Development in Seattle

Southeast Harbor Fill Project, Seattle, Washington

Will EPA Relax Its Mandatory Secondary Treatment Requirement—
In the Clean Water Act of 1977, Congress said that under some circumstances communities discharging to marine waters might not have to provide full secondary treatment. At the present...

Fixed Growth Reactor Studies at Seattle

 

 

 

 

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