Introduction of High Speed Railway in Korea and Opportunities of International Cooperation

Proposed Comprehensive Seoul LRT System

Qualification System for Building Engineers in Korea
This paper introduces and discusses the qualification system for professional engineers in Korea which was first established thirty years ago under the Professional Engineers Act. This...

Development of Hydro-Scheduling Model for Optimal Joint Operation of Multi-Reservoir Systems
Multipurpose reservoirs in a reservoir system are not limited to supplying ample amounts of water and electricity, but also provide other water demands such as flood control, navigation,...

Willingness and Ability to Pay for Rural Water
Estimates of willingness to pay for rural water systems were developed in South Dakota, Oklahoma, and Montana from responses to contingent valuation surveys. Ability to pay was also estimated...

Lewis and Clark Rural Water System: A Regional Approach to Solving Domestic Water Supply Problems for a Tri-State Area
The proposed Lewis and Clark Rural Water System (L&CRWS) is a treated, bulk water delivery system. Membership includes twenty-two communities and rural water systems in southeastern...

A Decision Support System for Reassessing the Operation of the Chungju Reservoir System
The Chungju Reservoir is a component of the Han River System in Korea. Chungju Reservoir consists of a main reservoir and a downstream smaller reservoir that serves as an after bay. It...

Plans for Managing High Level Waste at the Savannah River Site

Analysis of the Juturnaiba Embankment Dam Built on an Organic Soft Clay
The Juturnaiba Dam, located in the northern part of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, has 1.2 km of its length built on an organic soft clay about four meters deep. The construction of the...

A Procedure for Predicting Seismic Deformation of Earth Structures
This paper presents an analysis procedure for predicting the earthquake induced displacements of earth structures. The procedure is an extension of the simple Newmark method from a single-degree-of-freedom...

Building Performance Founded on an Improved Sand in Recife, Brazil
Studies performed on a fourteen-storey building founded on an improved sand are presented. These studies included soil profile characterization, the choice of foundation type, the ground...

Deformations About Excavations in Highly Stressed Rock
The central business district of Sydney, New South Wales (NSW), is dominated by the Hawkesbury Sandstone, a Triassic sedimentary formation. Measurements have confirmed the existence of...

The Behavior of a Building with Shallow Foundations on a Stiff Lateritic Clay
The use of shallow foundations for buildings in Sao Paulo, either on soils of the Tertiary Sedimentary Basin of Sao Paulo (TSBSP) or on those of saprolitic origin is not as frequent as...

Two Case Studies of Marine Parks & Marinas as Economic and Tourism Activity Stimulators in Brazil

Use of a Modified Hybrid Model to Analyze the Effectiveness of Jetties in Reducing Marina Sedimentation
The effectiveness of the construction of jetties near the entrance channel of a coastal marina in reducing marina sedimentation has been analyzed using a modified hybrid model. The modified...

Roughness Coefficient in Mountain Rivers
River discharge estimations require an evaluation of the river flow resistance that generally is related with Manning's roughness coefficient. The literature suggests different ways of...

Evaluation of Dynamic Compaction of Low Level Waste Burial Trenches Containing B-25 Boxes

Dredging of Fishing Harbour, Walvis Bay

Study for Deepening of the Martin Garcia Channels at Rio de la Plata, Uruguay

The Mexican Migration
The North American Free Trade Agreement has made Mexico an attractive market for U.S. firms, particularly in the environmental field. At the same time, privatization (as with toll roads...

 

 

 

 

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