Sediment Transport and Surf Zone Morphodynamics at Presque Isle, Pennsylvania

Research for Management: GBR Marine Park, Australia

Australian Coal Terminal Operates Happily Beside Residential Area
A coal terminal was built in Port Kembla, Australia at a $7.56 cost per metric ton. The port was built for $121 million, $18 million below estimate. It included such innovations as the...

Urban Hydrology
National progress reports on urban hydrology are presented. These reports include assessments of advances that have taken place in the past five years, what progress has been made and...

Application of Screw Plate to Stiff Clays
The screw plate load test application to stiff clays has been further developed to provide more accurate results with greater efficiency in testing. From the results of this test direct...

Estimates of Design Wind from Short Records
Wind speeds of various average return periods are estimated from the series of hourly mean wind speeds assumed independent. This hypothesis of independence is suggested by characteristics...

Australian Detention Basins: Recent Developments

Simplifications in Stormwater Detention Design

A Strategy for Solar Heating Pools in Australia

Mathematical Modeling of Dispersion in Mixed Estuaries
The use of the conventional dispersion coefficient equations has met with a limited success, and they do not seem to be appropriate in tidal estuaries. An original dispersion coefficient...

Optimum Sample Size in Refuse Analysis
An optimum number of samples to obtain average weight and composition of collected household refuse is suggested based on surveys in nine municipalities in Melbourne and Perth, Australia....

Comparative Aspects of Floodplain Data Management--Australia, United Kingdom and United States

ACADS - The Association for CAD - Australia

Rockfill Quarry Experience, Ord River, Australia
The main feature of the Ord River Project in Australia is a rockfill dam constructed by Dravo Corporation. Quartzite rock was quarried adjacent to the damsite using coyote blasting methods...

Expansion of Effluent Constrained Treatment Plants
A technique for selecting the optimal expansion schedule for sewage treatment plants with constrained effluent loads is described. The treatment plant is described mathematically as a...

Mixed Face Tunneling on Melbourne Underground
Adequate preliminary investigation, continued monitoring of ground conditions and construction procedure by the engineer, and a resourceful contractor combined to result in the economical...

Planning Implications of Outer Ring Road
The procedures adopted for a study of the planning implications for three different future land use development patterns, and a study also providing alternative transport facilities in...

Distribution of Oil Pollution Residues
A new mathematical model is proposed for the simulation of the distribution of oil pollution residues along the length of a closed estuary. The model consists of a dual system of continuous...

An Environmentally Acceptable Coal Port

Expansive Soils
Fifty-two papers presented at the Fourth International Conference on Expansive Soils are included; conference panel and open discussions are summarized. Engineers often predict anticipated...

 

 

 

 

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