Civil Engineering Articles

  • HDPE Geotech Liner for Oil Pit in Myanmar - Case Study

    HDPE geotech liner, also known as HDPE geomembrane liner, is the ideal anti seepage lining material to protect the soil and water from pollution during the natural gas or gas exploration process, it is also widely used to for solid waste containment, mining and water containment applications. Myanmar Petroleum and Natural Gas Company is a government-owned oil exploration company in ...

  • What Can I Expect from the Modular Building Design Process?

    Modular buildings are known for how quickly they can be built, shipped, and constructed on your worksite. Traditional construction simply can’t match the convenience and cost-effectiveness of modular construction. Despite the benefits, though, some still believe modular buildings lack the customization required for certain projects. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. ...


    By Satellite Shelters, Inc.

  • High Density Polypropylene Liner for Reservoir Project in Thailand - Case Study

    High density polypropylene liner, also known as HDPE geomembrane liner, is the preferred geosynthetic product as the anti seepage lining system for such civil engineering projects as waste containment, water containment, aquaculture, industrial project, energy project and mining project, etc. High density polypropylene liner used in underground anti-corrosion and anti-seepage engineering is ...

  • AWWA Member Spotlight – Jeanine Dudle, Ph.D., P.E., Brookfield, Mass.

    Job title and employer: Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Education: B.S., Civil Engineering, Cornell University; M.S., Environmental Engineering, and Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst Job duties: I teach undergraduate courses in environmental engineering and laboratory methods and advise student ...

  • 40 mil HDPE Liner for Salt Evaporation Pond Project in Turkey - Case Study

    40 mil HDPE liner is the widely used HDPE geomembrane liner which is made from high-density polyethylene by triple layer coextrusion and film-blowing technology, about 2% carbon black, antioxidant, anti-aging and UV-resistance components are added. HDPE liner exhibits excellent chemical and UV resistance, impermeability, and high yield and welded seam strengths, which is widely used as the ...

  • Build a Stronger Foundation for Infrastructure Projects with 3D Soil Confinement

    It’s no secret that America’s infrastructure is desperately in need of investment. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gave the country’s infrastructure an overall grade of D-plus in its 2017 Infrastructure Report Card—dangerously close to an outright failing grade. The ASCE estimates that the U.S. will need to spend nearly $4.5 trillion by 2025 to fix the ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Steps To Start A Profitable Business With All The Waste Tire Recycling Plant

    No two companies are alike. And starting a waste tire recycling business just might work wonders for you personally. Tires can readily be recycled if you use a waste tire recycling machine. Our article features every one of the steps that you'll should get started using this type of business venture. This type of business may be either your main business or your side business and this will ...

  • Musing on Master Data Management, the New York City Water Supply… and Madonna?!

    MY DAD WAS A CIVIL ENGINEER for the New York City water department for 35 years, and when I was a kid it was fun to go to work with him when I was off from school because I got to see publicly inaccessible areas, buildings and underground spaces where the guts of the water supply system existed. I learned all about how massive amounts of water from many different sources were cleaned, treated ...


    By Sphera

  • Technology Array Enables Linked Surveys Above and Below the Surface - Civil Engineering Magazine

    CONSULTANTS at GEL Geophysics LLC, a geophysical and subsurface utility engineering consulting firm based in Charleston, South Carolina, in collaboration with the Ontario, California, office of David Evans and Associates Inc., a professional consulting firm, have combined existing surveying technology to create a system that is far more than a sum of its parts. The innovation is a multi-sensor ...


    By ImpulseRadar

  • Composite Geomembrane Liner for Reservoir Project in Thailand - Case Study

    Composite geomembrane liner is a water impermeable material composed of geotextile and geomembrane. The composite geomembrane liner has the functions and advantages of both geotextiles and geomembranes. The geotextile layer increases essential tensile strength and the geomembrane layer provides excellent impermeable, leak and moisture proof. Composite geomembrane is mainly used for anti-seepage ...

  • HDPE Geomembrane Malaysia for Landfill Project - Case Study

    HDPE geomembrane malaysia for landfill is one of many types of applications which HDPE geomembrane can provide the anti seepage lining system for the Malaysia civil engineering market. The main raw material of HDPE geomembrane malaysia is made of high-density polyethylene and medium-density polyethylene. The HDPE geomembrane liner is divided into such two types as smooth surface geomembrane and ...

  • A Discussion On Tire Recycling Plants

    Over these modern days, cars are getting to be more accessible and consequently, more and more people purchase them. Due to this, more tires are increasingly being trashed so there is certainly a significant amount of tire scrap. To place that into numbers, 3 billion tires are dumped annually globally. Even in highly western world, this is certainly still a problem where millions of tires are ...

  • Everything revolves around reliable data at Henk van Tongeren Water & Techniek - Case Study

    Henk van Tongeren Water & Techniek is active in the field of water technology, particularly groundwater technology such as well-point drainage and soil drilling. The Dutch family business often works on civil engineering projects involving concrete and the construction of underground infrastructure. Henk van Tongeren Water & Techniek is increasingly using sensors, modems, and the ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Airborne Geophysical Solutions for Geotechnical Challenges

    SUMMARY Assessing geological risk is a significant part of infrastructure planning and managing project cost overruns and delays are persistent challenges for engineers and project managers. Risks can be difficult to control given the high cost of detailed ground investigation programs using traditional approaches (i.e. geotechnical drillings). Airborne electromagnetic surveys (AEM) are ...


    By SkyTEM ApS

  • Groundwater Control During Saluda Dam Remediation Construction - Case Study

    GROUNDWATER CONTROL DURING SALUDA DAM REMEDIATION CONSTRUCTION Project Location: Nebo, NC Owner: SCE&G Engineer: Paul C. Rizzo Associates Project Revenue: $16,000,000.00 Project Start and End Date: 2005 THE CHALLENGE The Saluda Dam needed repair to meet modern seismic safety requirements. The earthen Dam is 200 ft. high, over a mile long with a storage capacity of more than ...

  • Energy Consumption Perfomance of Aeration Systems

    One of the key factors to consider when evaluating performance characteristics of various aeration mixing system options is the predicted cost of energy to operate the system over its useful life. The challenge in calculating such costs is including efficiency data from manufacturers that reliably reflects performance one could expect to measure in the field. The performance of any aeration ...

  • Burkinshaws are delighted with their new crushing bucket. For them the benefits are clear, United Kingdom - Case Study

    Owning a brand-new Series 4 MB Crushing Bucket has given Burkinshaws more versatility in recycling materials both on site and in their yard. Not only are they saving on hire and transport costs, they are also able to better meet their customer’s specific material requirements. Burkinshaws is a family business, established in 1947 by father Reginald and then taken over by his son ...


    By MB Crusher

  • Greenford Ltd - Case Study

    ISO 14001 ISO 9001 OHSAS 18001 Demonstrates a dedication to excellence Ensures work is done to the highest standard Gives their clients confidence “Greenford have seen that the UKAS accreditation, that The British Assessment Bureau have, has brought experience, competence and a streamlined process to us achieving our ISO certification.” Executive Summary Greenford now ...

  • Modelling concrete slab on rigid inclusion reinforced soil - Case Study

    Project Description In the context of a wine cellar extension project, a 20cm thick concrete slab is to be constructed on a soil reinforced by rigid inclusions. Itasca France has been called by the design office to verify the mechanical resistance of the concrete slab and assess its settlement under a uniform load. The inclusions will be installed in a regular pattern. A 2D FLAC axisymmetric ...


    By Itasca International, Inc

  • Numerical modeling of dredged sand filled geotextile tubes behavior under seismic loading - Case Study

    Project Description A nearshore 120m long causeway is planned for the Mozambique LNG TMOF Project. Geosintex S.R.L. proposes a structure composed by synthetic geotubes (see Figure) for protecting the road against erosion. The mechanical behavior of this structure must be understood better. The evaluation of the potential for liquefaction of the road sandy basement and the geotubes filling ...


    By Itasca International, Inc

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