A History of Environmental Engineering in the United States
Environmental engineering is a relatively new name for a type of engineering that began in the United States in the 1830s. Under different names, it continued to evolve to satisfy environmental...

The Huntington Library's Civil Engineering Treasures and the Trent Dames Fund for the Heritage of Civil Engineering

People: Houston P.E. is Eighth Congressional Fellow

Short Takes: Texas Section Establishes Civil Engineering Foundation

Headcut Analysis for Off-Channel Gravel Pits in Arid Environments
The study focuses on a large gravel pit located adjacent to the Santa Cruz River between the confluences with the Rillito and Canada del Oro rivers in Tucson, Arizona. These gravel pits...

Estimating the Return Period of Multiyear Droughts
Characterizing the return period of hydrologic events has been an important subject in water resources planning and management studies for many decades. The alternative approach has been...

Stochastic Analysis of the Truckee River Flow System
The Truckee River system is a complex system that involves a number of hydraulic structures such as natural and artificial lakes and reservoirs and diversions. Streamflow data have been...

Reengineering the Mississippi
For nearly a century, the Mississippi River Delta has been shrinking at a catastrophic rate. Civil engineers will play a major role in the multidisciplinary effort needed to reverse the...

City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation's Role in Transit Planning and Operation

People: Roth, Clough Review $3.2-Billion Water Program in Atlanta

Short Takes: Boston Younger Members Build Home with Habitat for Humanity

Reengineering the Mississippi

Water Wise in Phoenix
To satisfy its growing demand for safe drinking water, Phoenix has turned to an innovative design/build/operate approach that is expected to deliver a highly sophisticated yet cost-effective...

Evaluation of the CON-ARCH reinforced Concrete Buried Arch System
Final Report
This report summarizes the evaluation of the Con-Arch culvert system marketed by Hunter Contracting, Co. of Tucson, Arizona. The evaluation consisted of computer analysis and field testing of two Con-Arch...

Tabulation of Long-Span Bridges in the United States

1852�2002: 150 Years of Civil Engineering in the United States of America
On the 150th anniversary of the founding of the American Society of Civil Engineers it is important to review the growth of the profession and the...

Forensics and Case Studies in Civil Engineering Education: State of the Art
This paper reviews the state of the art in the use of forensic engineering and failure case studies in civil engineering education. The study of engineering failures can offer students...

History of Hot Mix Asphalt Mixture Design in the United States
Asphalt has been used as a construction material from the earliest days of civilization, but though it has long been used as a waterproofing material in shipbuilding and hydraulics, its...

Impact of Ground Water Management on the Hydropattern of Wetlands
In this paper, we examine the effect of altering the pumping rates of a large municipal well field, on the hydropattern of the near by PENSUCO wetland. A flow model developed earlier using...

Neponset Fish Passage and Habitat Restoration Project
This project was initiated to examine the feasibility of restoring fish passage, aquatic habitat and riparian habitat on the downstream reach of the Neponset River in Milton and Boston,...

 

 

 

 

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