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The use of unmanned aerial vehicles as a platform for site inspection, topography and earthwork volume calculations
In recent years, the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) has become popular in various industries, including construction. Even though the use and capabilities of UAVs is now firmly ...
Mortar mix design with fly ash and nano-silica for structural patchment
Mortars with sufficient bonding and mechanical strength are alternative remedies to restore the original resistance of a failed structural element, prolonging its longevity. The present thesis proposed the analysis of ...
Comparative Analysis of Complex Transportation Project Case Studies
Complex transportation projects are challenged daily by uncertainties and external factors that are typically not considered by the traditional project management approach. In 2013, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) ...
Determinación de períodos fundamentales del suelo mediante vibración ambiental en las comunidades de Jardines del Caribe y La Playa, Puerto Rico
Due to the seismic risk of Puerto Rico, this project was conducted to estimate the fundamental periods of vibration of the soil deposits in the areas of Jardines del Caribe and La Playa, respectively communities of Mayagüez ...
Assessment of directional combination rules for the seismic analysis of nuclear power plant structures
To assure the safety of Nuclear Power Plant structures, it is crucial to design them in a way that guarantees the continuous function of systems, structures, and components (SSC) after the seismic event has passed. Seismic ...