An Engineering Assessment of Hydrodynamics and Beach Response at Little River Inlet, NC-SC
The Waterways Experiment Station's (WES) Coastal Engineering Research Center (CERC) conducted an analysis for the U.S. Army Engineer District, Charleston (SAC) of the monitoring data collected...

Pavement Response Measuring System

Application of Results from the Poços de Caldas Project in the Kristallin-I HLW Performance Assessment

New Seoul Metropolitan Airport
The New Seoul Metropolitan Airport (NSMA), to be built on a man-made island near Seoul, Korea, will have access to the city by bridge, rail, and dedicated freeway. When completed, NSMA...

3-D Modelling of Heat Discharge from Ul-Jin Power Plant into Coastal Waters of Korea East Sea
This study focuses on the problems of simulating the coastal currents and their effect on the distribution of heated cooling water from the Ul-Jin power plant into coastal waters of Korea...

Technology Transfer for Projects in South America
Engineering services were provided for three projects in South America. One project was located in the Pampa Region of Argentina and two others in northern Brazil. The projects were: 1)...

Ecuador—The Lower Guayas Flood Control and Drainage Project—A Case Study
The Government of Ecuador (GOE) invited the World Bank in 1975 for a general review of the rural development in the country. One of the main findings of a Bank mission was the importance...

Evaluation of Proposed Port Facilities, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina
Often it is necessary for port facility designers to evaluate various alternative development plans for port facilities. These evaluations may include a ship navigability study or an evaluation...

Development of Storage Demand Relation for Reservoirs—A Probabilistic Approach
This paper presents a practical method for developing storage-demand relation for reservoirs by a probability analysis of the stream flow data. The method was employed by the author for...

Numerical Simulation of Tidal Flow in Shallow Water Bay by Finite Difference Method
A two-dimensional finite difference numerical model to solve the vertically integrated non-linear shallow water equations has been developed using an Alternating Direction Implicit (ADI)...

Seismic Rehabilitation of Seattle's Pier 69
The Port of Seattle, one of the largest on the west coast of North America, made a strong statement regarding their support for reusing existing structures when a decision was made to...

Application of a Beach Plan Evolution Model in Sergipe, Brazil
An offshore breakwater 543 m long located at about 2.4 km from the shore at 10 m of water depth (above chart datums) provides protection to a liquid bulk terminal (Terminal Portuarlo de...

Concepcion Dam Design & Construction Problems and Their Solutions
Concepcion Dam is a curved axis gravity structure 68 m high and 695 m long. It supplies water to Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. The dam contains 290,000 cubic meters of RCC. Challenges...

Reformulation Efforts for Panama City Harbor, Florida
Panama City Harbor is on St. Andrew Bay, an arm of the Gulf of Mexico, about 105 miles east of Pensacola and 230 miles northwest of Tampa. At the request of the non-Federal sponsor, the...

Coastal Geomorphology and Sand Budgets Applied to Beach Nourishment
It is commonly assumed beach nourishment projects are more successful if applied over long distances of shoreline. Short projects tend to unravel at the ends as the bulge formed by the...

Urban Nonpoint Source Control Strategies Outside North America
Control practices for urban nonpoint source quality management varies widely around the world. Many countries have instituted controls to a greater or lesser degree, and they vary in complexity...

Formic Acid Requirement for Savannah River Site Defense Waste Processing Facility Melter Feed Preparation (U)
The Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) will vitrify the high-level radioactive waste into a borosilicate glass wasteform using a slurry-fed, joule-heated melter. Formic acid is...

Development of the South Carolina Coast 1959-1989: Prelude to a Disaster
The history of hurricanes on the South Carolina Coast is reviewed. It is shown that reasonable design wind and surge conditions could have been established before the rapid development...

Preparations for the Storm
At the state level the Emergency Preparedness Division operates a single central emergency operations center in Columbia. It relies upon other state agencies for response and recovery...

Within the North Wall of Hugo (Personal Recollections of Being in the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time)
Our house is in Romain Retreat, a subdivision of lots of 1 1/2 -3 acres in Awendaw, S.C. approximately 20 miles northeast of Charleston off Route 17 and about the same distance from McClellanville...

 

 

 

 

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