Dam within a Dam
A routine inspection of the Rock Run Dam, an 84-year-old Ambursen-type structure in Chester County, Pennsylvania, revealed major stress cracks and water stains on the inside face of the...

Raising the Bar of BART
Although it was originally designed to withstand a strong earthquake, and did so admirably in 1989, the Bay Area Transit (BART) system was recently evaluated to determine its ability to...

Penn State's Graduate Option in Watershed Stewardship
A Graduate Option in Watershed Stewardship has been created at Penn State with the objective of educating water resources students to implement team-oriented, interdisciplinary problem...

Finding a Better Cover
An ongoing field test at Sandia National Laboratories, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, compares a basic soil and a compacted clay landfill cover currently prescribed by Environmental Protection...

Diametral Compression Tests for the Determination of Shotcrete Anisotropic Elastic Constants

Early Strength and Physical Properties in Accelerated Shotcrete

Early Age Properties of Shotcrete

Shotcrete Lining Design Concepts for New and Rehabilitated Tunnels

Tunnel with Vision
Two tunnel boring machines that are being used to bore a pair of 6.6 km long tunnels under the Westerschelde estuary in the southern Netherlands must dig through loose sand and sticky...

Compressive Fracture Energy and Fracture Zone Length of Concrete

Size Effect on Stress-Strain Curves of Concrete

Sedimental Journey
A numerical shoreline evolution model was used to examine the shoreline changes associated with the release of 2.3 million m³ of beach-quality sediment from behind Matilija Dam in Ventura...

Foundations and Ground Improvement in the Urban Environment

Surface and Deep Vibratory Compaction of Sand

Load Transfer Behavior of Soil-Cement Columns in Soft Ground

Case Study on the Application of Brugg's Pentifix System for Slope Stabilization in Switzerland

Soil Mixing: A New Approach to Soft Soil Stabilization for Structural Support

Compaction Effects Induced in Cohesionless Soils by Installation of Pressure-Injected Footings

Experimental Investigations of Jet-Grouting

Centrifugal Modeling and Numerical Analysis of the Improvement of Soft Clay under Embankment





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