A Whole New Experience
Experience Music Project co-founders Paul Allen and Jody Allen Patton wanted a new museum/interactive music facility for Seattle that reflected the creativity of Jimi Hendrix. In architect...

Towers in Motion (available in Structural Engineering Special Section only)
Undersea towers are typically designed to rigidly resist the forces of water and wind. But one type of tower is designed to be flexible and, rather than rely on its platform strength to...

Desert Wetlands
Two constructed wetlands demonstration projects in the Imperial Valley of California are being designed to help improve the water quality of the New River, which originates in Mexico and...

Blocking the Tide
The city of Venice is in peril as a result of increased tidal flooding, and a proposed system of movable gates offers the greatest promise of safeguarding the city's future....

Trenchless Transformation
The Framingham Extension Sewer (FES) was constructed of reinforced-concrete pipe in the mid-1950s as part of the wastewater collection system for the greater Boston area. Age and hydrogen...

Protecting the Source
The city of New York is engaged in a five-year, $1.5 billion effort to protect water quality in the upstate watersheds that are the source of its drinking water. Under the terms of a 1997...

Irrigation Method Selection Process
Intelligent selection of the irrigation method that best meets the goals and objectives of an irrigated agricultural development is of primary importance in the design process. A system...

Surface Irrigation
Surface irrigation refers to a large group of irrigation methods in which water is distributed by gravity over the surface of the field. Water is typically introduced at the high point...

Sprinkler Irrigation
In sprinkler irrigation, water is applied to the soil using a pressurized piping system with nozzles, jets, or perforated pipe that sprays the water into the air. These sprinkler devices...

Subirrigation: Water Table Management
Water table management (subirrigation) is accomplished by controlling the water table, usually through a subsurface drainage system. The crop is subirrigated with water being furnished...

The Separated Flow Around a Circular Bridge Pier

Pier Scour at Wide Piers

Vertical Contraction Scour at Bridges with Water Flowing Under Pressure Conditions

Scour at Wide Piers Relative to Flow Depth

Interim Procedures for Pressure Flow Scour

The Effect of Flow Skew Angle on Sediment Scour Near Pile Groups

Maryland SHA Procedure for Estimating Scour at Bridge Abutments Part 2 -Clear Water Scour

Maryland SHA Procedure for Estimating Scour at Bridge Abutments Part 2 -Clear Water Scour

Scour Monitoring at Johns Pass and Nassau Sound, Florida
Scour monitoring instruments were installed on two bridges spanning tidal inlets in Florida as part of a research project to develop scour instrumentation. Previous prototype installations...

Bridge-Scour Analysis Using the Water-Surface Profile (WSPRO) Model

 

 

 

 

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