A National Survey of Design and Maintenance Practices of Flood Control Systems in the United States

Seismic Assessment for Offshore Pipelines

Strong-Motion Data Processing
Processing of strong-motion earthquake accelerograms is now carried out routinely on a world-wide basis. Two international workshops have given participants the opportunity to assess their...

URSULA: Design of an Underwater Robot for Nuclear Reactor Vessel Inspection
This paper describes the development of an underwater robotic system that will be used to perform ultrasonic inspections of nuclear reactor vessel weldments. The development effort consists...

The Levitation of Lunar Dust Via Electrostatic Forces
Apollo and Surveyor photographs revealed an unexpected lunar phenomenon that has come to be known as the 'horizon glow'. During lunar sunrise and sunset, a line of light was visible above...

When are Loads Taught? A Case Study and National Trends.
Several years ago, structures faculty of the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at the University of Wyoming revised their structures courses to meet several new educational...

ASCE Salary Survey 1993
The 22nd biennial ASCE salary survey of the engineering profession conducted by the ASCE Committee on Employment Conditions during the first half of 1993 is presented. It consists of an...

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...

Survey of Stormwater Detention State of Practice
A survey of stormwater professionals in the United States and Canada was conducted by the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District in 1991 regarding the current state of practice in the...

Testing Conceptual Unsaturated Zone Flow Models for Yucca Mountain

Evaluation of a 6-Wire Thermocouple Psychrometer for Determination of In-Situ Water Potentials

A Characterization Study of Fractured Rock

Creation of a Modernized Land Information System for Milwaukee County
This paper provides a case study of the creation of a parcel based land information system for a large metropolitan county. The paper describes the structure of the system and the technical...

Quality of Map Data in Geographic Information Systems
Local government engineers wanting to take advantage of computer aided design (CAD) and geographic information system (GIS) need to understand the quality and accuracy of digital base...

A GIS Foundation Example
A primary network of geodetic control monuments was developed with static GPS measurements. These monuments are tied to the existing Florida High Precision Network....

Blast Densification of a Thick, Loose Debris Flow at Mt. St. Helen's., Washington
Numerous debris flows occurred during the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helen's in Washington State. The proposed location of Bridge 12 over Coldwater Creek along State Route 504 is underlain...

Low-Cost Bridge Scour Measurements
This paper reports on the use of a low-cost, highly portable sonar system. The ease of use of the instrument and the short time required to make measurements should make this system valuable...

Effects of Simulated Ice on the Performance of Price Type-AA Current Meter Rotors
Slush ice readily adheres to the standard metal rotor of the winter Price type-AA current meter and affects the ability of the meter to measure the flow velocity accurately. Tests conducted...

Comparison of Current Meters Used for Stream Gaging
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is field and laboratory testing the performance of several current meters used throughout the world for stream gaging. Meters tested include horizontal-axis...

Expansion and Contraction of Powder River Between Moorhead and Broadus, MT: Geomorphic Observations and Numerical Modeling
Sixteen years of annual surveys demonstrate that the channel of Powder River expands at high flows and contracts at low flows. Channel contraction is associated with the formation of benches...

 

 

 

 

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