Deepwater Ocean Outfalls for Sydney Australia

Some Aspects of Compression Member Design in Australia
The paper summarizes and elucidates the provisions of the Australian Standard AS4100-1990, Steel Structures, for the design of compression members. Emphasis is placed on those aspects...

A Design for a Football Stadium Roof Enabling Growth of a Natural Grass Playing Surface: Sydney Football Stadium - Australia
This paper discusses the development of a design for a stadium roof which will provide conditions allowing the growth of a wearable natural grass surface suitable for sports including...

Modeling of Deep Water Outfall Plumes in the East Australian Coastal Ocean
The paper reports on the modeling study of deep water outfall plumes in the east Australian coastal ocean. The primary aims of the modeling were to provide estimates of plume condition...

Modeling Circulation and Salinity Transport in the Indian River Lagoon
This paper presents preliminary results form a hydrodynamic and salinity transport modeling study of a section of the Indian River Lagoon near Melbourne, FL. The study is motivated by...

Flow Analysis Used to Diagnose Pipe Capacity and Sewer Overflow Problems in Sydney, Australia

Building Code of Australia Expert Assistant – Putting Research into Practice

Design and Performance of a Piled Raft Foundation
The foundation system for a recently constructed building in Perth, Western Australia, consisted of combined pile groups and raft elements, with a total of 280 bored piles incorporated...

Towards a Rational Method of Predicting Settlements of Spread Footings on Sand
Prediction of settlements of both large and small spread footings on sand has traditionally been carried out using methods which are largely empirical. In recent years, advances have been...

Design of Underpinning Piles to Reduce Settlements
Piles are frequently used to underpin structures which have suffered, or are expected to suffer, damage due to excessive settlement or differential settlement. However, existing methods...

Deformations About Excavations in Highly Stressed Rock
The central business district of Sydney, New South Wales (NSW), is dominated by the Hawkesbury Sandstone, a Triassic sedimentary formation. Measurements have confirmed the existence of...

Subjective De-Biasing of Data Sets: A Bayesian Approach
In this paper, we examine the relevance of data sets (for instance, of past incidents) for risk management decisions when there are reasons to believe that all types of incidents have...

Environment-Irrigation Trade-Offs and Risks
Allocation of scarce water resources between environmental and commercial uses is an extremely important problem in many parts of the world. A study is under way in Australia to examine...

Climate Change
The wide range of predictions from global climate models most often encourages a wait-and-see approach. These uncertainties and a trust that conventional policy is sufficient to accommodate...

Some Lessons from Australian Experience

US Hurricanes of 1992 an Australian Perspective

Responsible Governmental Structures: Coastal Management in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia
Commentators studying the coastal management strategies adopted by various countries have frequently criticized the lack of centralized national authorities aimed specifically at coastal...

Rice Herbicide Evaluation in Texas Gulf Coast
The Texas rice belt, bordered on the south and east by the Gulf of Mexico, extends about 113 km (70 mile) inland and parallels the coastline for approximately 322 km (200 mile) from Victoria,...

DUNECARE: Healing the Coast
DUNECARE is active community participation in environmental restoration. This document reports on the operation of the DUNECARE programme in coastal New South Wales, Australia. A Model...

DUNEBASE—Information Management System
DUNEBASE - an information management system designed to facilitate access to, and use of, large text information banks and data bases on geomorphology, human use, and vegetation of the...

 

 

 

 

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