Vibration of Composite Floors
An AISC/CISC guideline on floor vibration is being prepared to help practitioners design to avoid floor vibration problems and to remedy problems that occur in practice. This paper provides...

The Evolution of Conservation Rates in Phoenix, Arizona
Conservation or increasing block rates first implemented in Phoenix, Arizona in 1982 were reexamined by a three year study involving Water Department staff, a Citizen Rates Committee and...

Marketing Strategies for Engineers
Engineers face the constant challenge of informing the public and their potential users of their capabilities and the benefits that may be achieved from their services. Marketing...

Information Technology: Panacea or Poison?
Consulting engineering is entering a period of dramatic change which will provide opportunities and threats. Pressure on fee levels and changing markets are necessitating a greater emphasis...

Beach Stability and Coastal Erosion in the Eastern Caribbean Islands-A Regional Programme
The problems associated with coastal erosion have been facing the smaller islands of the Eastern Caribbean for many years. The skills necessary to manage the problems have not been available...

The Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve Management Plan—A Model for Other Estuarine Reserves and a Mechanism for Improved Coastal Resources Policy
This paper describes the management plan for the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve, an approximately 1600-acre site along the southern Maine coast. With the assistance of planning...

A First Look Back at the San Francisco Estuary Project
This paper presents an initial retrospective look at the San Francisco Estuary Project (SFEP) from the standpoint of the senior author, who was involved in the project as a consulting...

Quantitative Assessment of Marine Traffic Environment by Using the Maneuvering Space Concept
In a coastal zone, it frequently becomes important to assess the influence of the constructions upon the marine traffic environment. Marine traffic is a man-machine system, and so not...

IVHS Transit Applications — Rural/Small Urban Areas
The application of APTS technologies to public transportation services as found in small and medium sized communities and in rural areas is still to be explored in the United States. To...

A Probabilistic Approach to Estimate Design Parameters for Flood Control Projects
The purpose of this paper is to provide engineering consultants with an improved method to estimate design parameters for various return periods in rural areas. The proposed method combines...

Sacramento Hydrologic Procedures Interim Adoption
In November 1989, the County and City of Sacramento jointly undertook the development of a manual for the design of drainage and flood control facilities in the region. Significant technical...

Analysis of Cabinet Gorge Dam
After a 1987 inspection of the Cabinet Gorge Dam, Part 12 consultants contracted by Washington Water Power (a private utility based in Spokane, Washington) made several recommendations...

Summary Report Case Histories Session: Design of a 71 Story Composite Building in Dallas by Richard Henige, LaMessurier Consultants

Self-Cleaning Wet Wells: Definition and Design
Design guidelines for self-cleaning wet wells with variable speed pumps are given and the progress of research at Montana State University and ENSR Consulting and Engineering concerning...

Evaluation of a Proprietary Tape Coating Alternative for the 157 Mile Ivie Pipeline
A two part evaluation of alternative protective coating systems for the 157 mile Ivie pipeline was made. In Part I, an evaluation was made on the suitability of a proprietary tape coating...

Changes to the AASHTO Guide for Design of Pavement Structures
At this juncture of the SHRP-LTPP program, it is appropriate to discuss the potential impacts that SHRP-LTPP results could have on the future AASHTO Guides for the Design of Pavement Structures....

Relicensing The Ozark Beach Hydroelectric Project

Learning from Relicensing: Lessons for the Hydro Industry

The Demise of Equal Consideration; Otherwise Known as ESA Section 7 Consultation

Removal, Replacement and Rehabilitation of Concrete Slabs
The project involved existing one-way slabs experiencing severe corrosion damage. The slabs were removed and replaced while salvaging the concrete beams and frame components. Significant...

 

 

 

 

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