Twenty-First Century Terminal
The Port of Los Angeles is already the busiest container facility in the United States, and the eighth busiest in the world. In 2000 it handled some 112 million tons (102 million Mg) of...

Structures: Chicago Stadium Renovation Combines Old and New

Revised Operation of a Dam and Reservoir to Achieve Environmental Objectives
Alamo Dam and Lake are located in the State of Arizona in the western part of the United States of America. The dam is located 62.8 km (39 mi) upstream (east) from the rivers confluence...

Spatial Decision Support System for River Basin Management
MODSIM is a generalized river basin network flow model designed to simultaneously assure that water resources are allocated according to physical, hydrogeological, and institutional/administrative...

Rain and Gray Water Reuse Systems: The Hazard of Legionaries Disease
The Legionaries Disease is being more and more diagnosed. This infectious disease occurs when humans come in contact with the aerosol of contaminated water. The body of knowledge is growing...

A Glass Act
The Museum of Glass under construction in Tacoma, Washington, is the centerpiece of a plan to develop brownfield sites on the Thea Foss Waterway. The $57.3-million museum project includes...

Team Development Through Feedback
Groups and teams need to be effective in whatever they're doing; they need to achieve their mission or purpose. Just as important, every team or group needs to be seen as...

A Sound Assembly
In downtown Salt Lake City, the new 1.5 million sq ft (140 000 m�) conference center for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) faced design issues that include height restrictions,...

Sewage Storage Tunnel to Reduce Toronto Beach Closures

Double Domed (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
A 45,000-seat soccer stadium under construction in La Plata, Argentina, takes domed roof design to the next level. A Tenstar dome, first used in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, consists of...

London's New National Stadium Features Innovative Roof Support

Limited Space for Subsurface Water Storage Problem Solved

Deep Aquifer Storage Gains Ground in the Midwest

Case Closed
In June 1993, a massive sinkhole developed in a surface parking lot of a hotel facility in Georgia. The hole was a result of the soil erosion associated with a failed, 4-meter diameter...

Stadium Roof Features Cable-Stay Design

The Economics of Our Beaches
An overview is given on the economics of beaches. Topics discussed include the role of beachfront properties in the local economy, beaches as free community open space, role of beaches...

Design Live Loads for Parking Garages
The objective of this research project is to obtain a better understanding of parking garage live loads and to recommend an appropriate value for design. A load survey was conducted in...

Massive Parking Garage Tucked into Detroit Airfield

Fanfare (Available only in Special Structural Issue)
The owners of the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team decided in the late 1980s that their current home, the 50-year-old County Stadium, could no longer offer the facilities that attract crowds...

The SPRP Project: An Overview
The National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs (OPP), the lead agency for the U.S. Antarctic Program, has begun construction of a replacement station for the Amundsen-Scott...

 

 

 

 

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