Designing Plans for Constructability
The writer has obtained several years experience acting as construction engineer for roadway rehabilitation projects as a consulting engineer. In this capacity, it is necessary to provide...

The Changing Face of Construction Management—Staffing up for a Major Program
The East Bay Municipal Utility District's (District) Wastewater Department annual construction program grew from $2.4 million in 1986 to $60 million in 1991. The District...

Serviceability Analysis of Memphis Water Delivery System
In this paper, Memphis water delivery system is introduced and its seismic performance is analyzed under various seismic conditions. Prior to the seismic analysis, a flow analysis of the...

Performance Specifications for Floating Docks
The paper reflects the lessons learned by the writer thru involvement with the floating dock industry since the middle 1960's as both a manufacturer and a consultant. Sections...

Design and Construction of Boat Launching Ramps
Although boat launching ramps are not 'high tech' facilities compared to many other types of waterfront construction, there is a continuing void of knowledge,...

An Airfield Pavement Consultant System (AIRPACS) for Rehabilitation of Concrete Pavements
Airfield pavement knowledge captured by this research showed that knowledge-based techniques can be used to quickly select and design rehabilitation alternatives for a runway, taxiway...

ASCE Salary Survey 1991
The 21st biennial ASCE salary survey of the engineering profession conducted by the ASCE Committee on Employment Conditions during the first half of 1991 is presented. It consists of an...

GIS-Based Interactive and Graphic Computer System to Evaluate Seismic Risks on Water Delivery Networks
As interactive and graphic computer system to evaluate seismic risks of an arbitrary water delivery network is developed, based on G/S (geographic information system) software, ARC/INFO....

Design of Large Capacity Coal Silos for Service Life
Design and construction of Large Capacity Coal Silos for service life requires a careful consideration of the silo configuration as well as the material handling system. This paper presents...

A Biographical Dictionary of American Civil Engineers
This publication A Biographical Dictionary of American Civil Engineers - Volume II supplements the first volume of this biographical dictionary...

Renovation and Uprating of Seven Hydropower Plants in Java
The Indonesian Power Authority is planning to renovate and uprate seven hydropower stations in Java to expand plant life expectancy, ensure operating safety and reliability, and increase...

Serviceability of San Francisco Auxiliary Water Supply System
A method is developed for estimating the seismic serviceability of water supply systems. The method can account for uncertainties in earthquake, mechanical properties of soil and pipelines,...

Lifeline Systems Reliability, Serviceability and Reconstruction
In this paper we present a brief outline of methods and results for characterizing the reliability and serviceability of oil pipeline systems. Further, we present an outline of methods...

Reliability Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures for Serviceability Limit States
Some problems of reliability analysis of reinforced concrete structures in serviceability limit states are discussed, and two reliability analysis methods for serviceability limit states...

A Reliability Analysis of Aerospace Structures Subject to Thermal Mechanical and Flight Loads
Aerospace structures are subjected to various flight loads throughout their service life. In certain anticipated missions, significant thermal stresses will be generated through atmospheric...

Consulting Reports as Refereed Publications

Awareness of Quality Control

Stormwater Quality Institutional Considerations

Precipitation on Arid or Semi-Arid Regions of the Southwestern United States: Research Needs from a Consultant's Perspective
In terms of both instantaneous flow peaks and total runoff volumes, a key element in the quantification of stormwater runoff from arid and semi-arid regions of the southwestern United...

Mt. Elbert Pumped Storage Trashrack Failure
The failure of three trashrack sections for unit 2 at the suction-draft tube intake occured after one year in service. However, the trashracks for unit 1 had five years of service with...

 

 

 

 

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