Geotechnical Aspects of Beach Restoration
Large-scale beach restoration undertaken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Florida requires millions of cubic yards of beach quality sand. Exploration for these sand resources starts...

Settling Down
Engineers in Florida will prepare the sandy foundation of a future power plant by preloading it with sand for as long as a year....

Saving Saluda
One of the largest roller-compacted-concrete berms in the United States will stand sentinel in case South Carolina's Saluda Dam undergoes liquifaction in response to strong...

Calibration of Water-Velocity Meters
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), as part of its responsibility to appraise the quantity of water resources in the United States, maintains facilities for the calibration of water-velocity...

Evaluating the Liquefaction Potential of Coal Waste Impoundments

Slow Sand Filtration

Rapid Sand Filtration

Application of Multibeam Echo Sounding and Side Scan Sonar for Mapping of Shoreline Protection Revetments
The use of multibeam survey methodology coupled with high precision positioning systems for the mapping of shoreline protection features and the adjacent offshore areas allows development...

Applications of Multibeam Echo Sounding with Topographic Mapping for Monitoring of Rubble Mound Breakwaters
Analysis of data from the breakwater monitoring program indicates the integration of multibeam survey capability with the increased accuracy of OTF DGPS positioning and advanced data management...

Preserving Pisa's Treasure
Pisa's bell tower, a prime example of Romanesque architecture, would be renowned even if it did not lean. Construction of the tower began in 1173 and was not completed until...

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

Soil Improvement and Liquefaction Mitigation by Deep Dynamic Compaction

 

 

 

 

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