Coastal Benefits and Impacts of Dismantling Matilija Dam
A numerical shoreline evolution model was used to examine the shoreline changes associated with the release of 2.3 million cubic meters of beach quality sediment from behind Matilija Dam....

Damn Sand Rights: Removing Rindge and Matilija Dams
Two dams built in the 1920's and 1940's within southern California coastal drainages have reached the end of their useful lives, and their decommissioning and removal is being actively...

The Collision of Surf, Sand, and the Law at Lechuza Beach: Coastal Processes and Public-Private Shore Boundaries
In order to undertake coastal development opportunities, the property owner must first establish the boundary between public and private property along the beachfront in order to demonstrate...

The Beach: A Pile of Sand
Beaches are common features along most of the earth's coastlines. The presence of a beach requires at that site the processes of sediment accretion have dominated over the processes of...

Evaluation of the Tensar Mesa Retaining Wall System
The Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a service center of the Civil Engineering Research Foundation (CERF), serves as a clearinghouse for implementing highway innovation...

The Determination of Soil Strength for a Stability Analysis

The No-Filter Factor of Safety Against Piping Through Sands

Sand Rights '99
Bringing Back the Beaches
The conference, Sand Rights '99: Bringing Back the Beaches, was organized by the Coastal Zone Foundation and the California Shore...

Evaluation Plan for the Group Evaluation of Soil Stabilization and Dust Suppression Products
This Evaluation Plan describes the nature and scope of an evaluation to determine the performance aspects and the environmental impacts of soil stabilization and dust suppression products. A number of...

Sand Rights: A Case Study of the Hamptons' Beaches
The long Federal groins emplaced at Westhampton Beach in the 1960s resulted in accelerated erosion downdrift. The severe nor'easter of December 11-12, 1992 brought the issue to a climax...

Evaluation of Recent Field and Laboratory Research on Scour at Bridge Piers in Coarse Bed Materials

High Strength Concrete for Prestressed Concrete

Through Frozen Ground
The most difficult section of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) Silver Line transit corridor project is approximately 112 m (400 ft) of tunnel below...

Lateral Loading Response of Piles in Calcareous Sediments

Soil-Structure Analysis of Foundations with Unified Constitutive Models for Soils and Interfaces

Validity of the Reese Model for Pile Foundations Using Variational Principles

Analysis of Pile Groups Subjected to Deep-Seated Soil Displacements

Lateral Resistance of Piles in Liquefying Sand

Evaluation of Pile Load Tests in Soft Cohesive Louisiana Soils

State-of-the-Art of Control Systems and Soil-Structure Interaction (SSI) Effect on Active Control Structures with Embedded Foundation

 

 

 

 

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