Container Terminal Gates Flexible Design for a Dynamic Environment
A paper entitled 'Container Terminal Gate Efficiency Hinges on Flexibility' was presented at ASCE Ports '89 by Larry Nye of Cash & Associates Engineers. The paper summarized the...

Traffic Impact Studies—Current Practices from Cities' Perspective
The results of a nationwide survey conducted among a sample of city traffic engineers are described. Information and opinions about current practices in traffic impact studies were obtained....

Standard Reference Evapotranspiration Calculations: REF-ET
REF-ET is a PC software program for computing standard calculations of reference evapotranspiration (Eto) and associated variables. Computations...

The Chemical Stockpile Intergovernmental Consultation Program: Lessons for High Level Waste Public Involvement
This paper assesses the appropriateness of the U.S. Army's Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program's (CSDP) Intergovernmental Consultation and Coordination Boards...

Construction Contract Documents for Stormwater Facilities
This paper provides an overview of the elements of an acceptable package of contract documents for stormwater facility construction. Thoughtful an meticulous assembly of contract documents...

49th Street Bridge: A Study in Environmental Planning
The State of Florida, with its substantial environmental legislation, rigorous permitting requirements, and growing public awareness, poses a major challenge for the water resources engineer....

Limit States Design—The European Perspective

The Development of a LRFD Code for Ontario Bridge Foundations

Lessons Learned by a Roof Consultant
Hurricane Hugo left in its wake, extensive damage, an estimated $6 Billion loss. It is estimated that over 80% of the losses were related to roof failures, and the associated water damages....

A Model for Evaluating Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Exploration Plans
The North Carolina OCS Office in consultation with emergency response planning & management (erp&m) developed evaluation matrices for use in evaluating the adequacy and...

Public Participation in the Planning of a Coastal Reserve in South Africa
The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, an internationally recognised landmark due to its geographic position, historical importance and scenic splendor, is a major attraction for both domestic...

Monitoring and Mitigating the Socioeconomic Impacts of Coastal Oil and Gas Development
Santa Barbara County has required that all companies engaged in major offshore oil and gas projects participate in a Socioeconomic Monitoring and Mitigation Program (SEMP). Yearly impact...

Project Peer Review Guidelines
Project Peer Review Guidelines, a joint effort of the American Consulting Engineers Council (ACEC) and the American Society of Civil Engineers...

Cooperation and the Endangered Species Act
Passage of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in 1973 set the stage for some of the nations most polemic environmental battles. One of these is in the Colorado River Basin which is home...

Economic Impact of Reduced High-Voltage Equipment Life
In May, 1989, the Western Area Power Administration and the Bureau of Reclamation published a report entitled Replacements: Units, Service Lives, Factors. This report showed that equipment...

Appropriate Technology in Hydraulic Engineering
Appropriate, and successful, technology transfer is contingent upon the simple dictum: technology transfer is context dependent and context specific. Optimum success in the transfer of...

Second Roebling Lecture

Liability Insurance Coverages for Designers of Temporary Structures
A recent survey completed by the American Consulting Engineers Counsel (ACEC) indicates that in 1990 approximately 40 claims occurred per 100 firms. There also is an indication that claims...

Project Controls for Denver International Airport
Managing a $2 billion dollar construction program requires a unique application of tried and true control systems and provides an opportunity to innovate new methods. The Program utilizes...

Consultant Construction Engineering and Inspection Practices Within the Florida Department of Transportation
This paper presents an overview of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) approach to a program utilizing Construction Consultant Construction Engineering and Inspection (C-CEI)....

 

 

 

 

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