Civil Industry News
Wayne State Gets NSF Grant to Study Structural Engineering Problems - HPCwire
Building Weakens, Olympic Dam Powers Civil Construction - DesignBuild Source
Steel urged for new Tempe Town Lake dam - Tucson Citizen
Hydro projects clear final hurdle before licensing - Manchester Journal
Hydro projects clear final hurdle before licensing - Brattleboro Reformer
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Stava Tailings Dam Failure: Account of the failure which occurred on the 19th July 1985 near Trento, Italy.
Teton Regional Land Trust: Nonprofit organization working to conserve the agricultural and natural resources of the Upper Snake River Valley. Provides organizational details, project descriptions, conservation options, membership information.
Quebec Bridge Failure: Short overview of the Quebec Bridge failures, with audio file of narrative.
I-90 Over Schoharie Creek Failure: One photograph, part of a slide series.
Quebec Bridge Failure: Essay describing the events leading to the failure of the Quebec bridge.
Learning from Failure: Engineering Disasters: Statistics on the cause of engineering failures and the ethics thereof.
Wood Bridge Failure Analysis: Analyses of failed private wooden bridges by Charles C Roberts, with photographs.
Design Failure Lessons - Hyatt Regency Hotel Catwalk Collapse: Why it happened and how it could have been avoided.
Dam Design: Features a range of information for undergraduate studies. Topics include loadings, geology, site investigations, and construction. Compiled by Andrew Graham at Durham University.
Parker Dam: Guide from Desert USA to the deepest dam in the world, built in the 1930s on the Colorado River. Includes history, photographs and visitor information.
New Additions: Structural Engineering - Dams
Climate Control Requires a Dam at the Strait of Gibraltar
Article discusses the climate benefits of building a dam across the straits of Gibraltar. By R. G. Johnson, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota.
Dams and Development
Demonstrate how dams can be used by university teachers and students to explore topics in both environmental studies and development studies. Includes discussions, case studies of selected dam projects, and lists of references to assist ...