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ASCE MOP 137 - SUSTAINABILITY AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR WATER RESOURCE RECOVERY FACILITIES
January 1, 2018 - ASCE

INTRODUCTION Energy savings and sustainable design deserve special attention to be sure water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) have long-term adaptability and resilience to global climate change, volatile energy prices, and other predictable change scenarios. Municipal WRRFs in the United...

ASCE MOP 140 - Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Adaptive Design and Risk Management
January 1, 2018 - ASCE

PREFACE This manual of practice, Climate-Resilient Infrastructure: Adaptive Design and Risk Management (MOP 140), was prepared by a development team that includes members of the ASCE Committee on Adaptation to a Changing Climate between 2016 and 2018. Some of the content has been outdated by...

ASCE MOP 136 - Concrete Foundations for Turbine Generators Analysis, Design, and Construction
January 1, 2018 - ASCE

SCOPE AND LIMITATIONS The scope of this book is limited to the design of the following concrete TG foundations: • Block Foundation-pedestals, piers, and blocks supported on a common basemat. • Elevated Space-Frame Pedestal Foundation-tabletop and columns supported on a basemat. • Vibration Isolated...

ASCE MOP 135 - MONITORING DAM PERFORMANCE
January 1, 2018 - ASCE

PREFACE This Manual of Practice for Monitoring Dam Performance: Instrumentation and Measurements is an addition to the series of publications by members of the Hydropower Committee of the Energy Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The Hydropower Committee of ASCE's Energy...

ASCE MOP 138 - Structural Fire Engineering
January 1, 2018 - ASCE

PREFACE system performance or explicit performance objectives, there is no practical method for a designer to quantitatively compare the level of safety provided by a structural fire engineering design to that provided by a standard fire resistance design. Furthermore, it is not reasonable to...

ASCE MOP 133 - Pilot Tube and Other Guided Boring Methods
January 1, 2017 - ASCE

PREFACE This manual of practice was prepared by the Task Committee on Pilot Tube and Other Guided Boring Methods of the ASCE Committee on Trenchless Installation of Pipelines (TIPS), as part of the Utility Engineering & Surveying Institute (UESI). The manual describes the current pilot tube and...

ASCE MOP 134 - Water Pipeline Condition Assessment
January 1, 2017 - ASCE

PREFACE This Manual of Practice provides an investigator with an appropriate path to adequately determine the structural status of an individual pipeline or pipeline system. The manual provides recommendations and information to assist in a detailed approach to prioritize a program and develop an...

ASCE MOP 106 - Horizontal Auger Boring Projects
January 1, 2017 - ASCE

SCOPE OF THIS MOP This MOP presents HAB technology and its application to utility construction projects. Chapter 2 of this manual examines the mechanics of the HAB system, including the different components and attachments, along with recent innovations in the technology. The rest of...

ASCE MOP 132 - Renewal of Potable Water Pipes
January 1, 2016 - ASCE

PREFACE The purpose of this manual is to provide engineers, water agencies, consultants, pipeline owners, and municipalities with a resource to use when considering a trenchless water pipe renewal project. This manual focuses specifically on renewing potable water pipes. The reader is referred to...

ASCE MOP 81 - Guidelines for Cloud Seeding to Augment Precipitation
January 1, 2016 - ASCE

PREFACE Traditional water resourcesmanagement pertains tomaking reasonable use of available water and desalinization and to minimizing loss because of floods. Atmospheric water management provides a cost-effectivemeans for augmenting available water and reducing damage during meteorological events....

ASCE MOP 70 - Evaporation, Evapotranspiration, and Irrigation Water Requirements
January 1, 2016 - ASCE

INTRODUCTION TO SECOND EDITION In 1990, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) published the first edition of Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 70, which was prepared by the Irrigation Water Requirements Committee of the Irrigation and Drainage Division. In 1995, the Committee...

ASCE MOP 128 - Building Security Rating System
January 1, 2015 - ASCE

PURPOSE The building security rating system was created to develop construction and operations criteria and a matching rating system to describe the relative security and safety of buildings and building systems, the objective being to enhance the security and safety of building mission and life...

ASCE MOP 130 - Waterfront Facilities Inspection and Assessment
January 1, 2015 - ASCE

PREFACE This manual provides guidelines and methodology for conducting engineering inspections and assessments of existing waterfront facilities constructed of materials including concrete, masonry, metals, composites, and wood; and located in near-shore, waterfront, and inland locations exposed to...

ASCE MOP 127 - Hydraulics of Wells Design, Construction, Testing, and Maintenance of Water Well Systems
January 1, 2014 - ASCE

INTRODUCTION The scope of Hydraulics of Wells was designed in a manner so as to familiarize the reader with the subject matter of hydraulics of wells as related to the production of groundwater for multipurpose usages. The potential topics, which were considered useful and pertinent to the water...

ASCE MOP 131 - Canal Automation for Irrigation Systems
January 1, 2014 - ASCE

INTRODUCTION This chapter provides a general overview of the potential benefi ts of irrigation canal modernization and discusses considerations for assessing whether an irrigation or water district should implement automation as it modernizes, and how to proceed.

ASCE MOP 129 - Mooring of Ships to Piers and Wharves
January 1, 2014 - ASCE

PURPOSE AND SCOPE The purpose of this manual is to provide general guidance to determine forces acting upon piers, wharves, and other fixed structures such as berthing and mooring dolphins due to berthed vessels and to provide background for safe and efficient fixed mooring design practice. The...

ASCE MOP 108 - Pipeline Design For Installation By Horizontal Directional Drilling
January 1, 2014 - ASCE

This manual of practice addresses the design of major pipeline or duct segments to be installed by horizontal directional drilling (HDD). Generally speaking, major pipeline segments are greater than 500 ft in length and greater than 4 in. in diameter. They are installed by medium to large HDD...

ASCE MOP 126 - Curtain Wall Systems A Primer
January 1, 2013 - ASCE

INTRODUCTION The architectural appeal of glass comes from its most obvious properties- light refl ectance and transmittance. In daylight, glass refl ects its surroundings. On a high-rise tower blue sky is seen refl ected on a clear sunny day, clouds on an overcast day, and lit offi ces at night....

ASCE MOP 125 - Pipelines for Water Conveyance and Drainage
January 1, 2013 - ASCE

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF MANUAL The purpose of this manual is to provide design engineers, utility managers, educators, and planners with a concise listing and description of the most commonly used types of water conveyance and drainage pipe that are commercially available in the United States. Also...

ASCE MOP 45 - How to Select and Work Effectively with Consulting Engineers: Getting the Best Project
January 1, 2012 - ASCE

FOREWORD The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has been concerned with procedures for engaging engineering services since the early 1900s. The fi rst ASCE manual on the subject was published in 1930. The designation Manual No. 45-A Guide for the Engagement of Engineering Services ("the...

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