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...

Monitoring the Fresh Kills Landfill (Available in the Geoenvironmental Special Section only)
A unique system has been developed to assess the stability of the Fresh Kills Landfill, in New York City, using more than 260 geotechnical instruments and automatic processes. The system...

Safeguarding Los Alamos
A forest fire that burned 48,000 ac (19,500 ha) around the Los Alamos National Laboratory, in New Mexico, in May 2000, created another problem for one of the nation's most...

Protecting the Source
The city of New York is engaged in a five-year, $1.5 billion effort to protect water quality in the upstate watersheds that are the source of its drinking water. Under the terms of a 1997...

Beach Town Cleanup
The Avila Beach remediation project in California required the demolition of numerous structures and part of the beach in order to remove more than 200,000 cu yd (153,000 m³) of contaminated...

A Full-Scale Seismic Testing Center for Soils and Structures

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...

Effects of Flow Duration on Local Scour at Bridge Piers in New York

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

Studies of the Behavior of a Suction Pile with a Simplified Numerical Model

Total and Effective Stress Analysis of Suction Caissons for Gulf of Mexico Conditions

 

 

 

 

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