Geotechnics in Permafrost Regions in Alaska

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Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction
The Journal accepts papers and articles spanning legal issues and litigation pertaining to all areas of engineering and construction, including contract law and interpretation; professional liability and...

Introduction
This chapter serves as an introduction to the book. The Vision for Civil Engineering in 2025, developed from a June 2006 summit, is discussed....

Body of Knowledge--Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes Necessary for Entry into Professional Practice
This chapter discusses outcomes, statements that describe what individuals are expected to know and be able to do by the time of entry into the practice of civil engineering at the professional...

Guidance for Faculty, Students, Engineer Interns, and Practitioners
This chapter offers guidance to faculty, students, engineer interns, and practitioners in the hope that interested individuals will find insight and advice applicable to their particular...

Surviving Nature's Forces
This white paper considers that civil engineers were much involved in building the infrastructure of the communities that were destroyed. We question some of the basic tenets of the role...

Surviving Natural Forces from Taiwanese Civil Engineers Perspective
A natural disaster is an unexpected or uncontrollable natural event that usually results in widespread destruction of property or loss of life. Taiwan is located in a geographically unique...

Lessons Learned from the December 26, 2004 Sumatra Quake and Tsunami
On December 26, 2004, a devastating earthquake occurred off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, creating seismic and tsunami waves felt by people who live around the Indian Ocean....

Wire-Line Vane Probe for Deep Penetration Measurements of Ocean Sediment Strength

Static Cone to Compute Static Settlement over Sand
(Originally published in J. Soil Mechanics and Foundations Div, 1970,. 96(3), 1011-1043.)...

Discussion of The Standard Penetration Test
(Originally published in Proc. of the Fourth Panamerican Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, ASCE, San Juan, Puerto Rico,1971....

Slope Effect on House Shrink-Swell Movements
(Originally published in Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, 1980, 106(12), 1327-1344.)...

Density Tests above Zero Air Voids Line
(Originally published in J. of Geotechnical Engineering, 1989, 115(7), 1003-1018.)...

A Design Theory for Compaction Grouting
(Originally published in Grouting, Soil Improvement, and Geosynthetics (Geotechnical Special Publication No. 30), 1992, 215-228.)...

Conical Test Load Measuring Compressibility
(Originally published in J. of Geotechnical Engineerin, 1993, 119(5) 965-971.)...

Discussion of Time for Development of Internal Erosion and Piping in Embankment Dams by Robin Fell, Chi Fai Wan, John Cyganiewicz, and Mark Foster
(Originally published in J. of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 2004, 130(9), 980-981.)...

Estimating Slope Stability Reduction due to Rain Infiltration Mounding
(Originally published in J. of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 2006, 132(9), 1219-1228.)...

Karl Terzaghi's Legacy in Geotechnical Engineeriing
(Reprinted from ASCE News, 2002)...

Technology Based Hybrid Classes for Multiple Applications
The academic demands on a typical professor mean that his or her time must be used to maximum advantage. There is advising of students, research, teaching, grading, class preparation,...

 

 

 

 

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