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A Report Presented to the Graduate Committee of the Department of Civil Engineering in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the M.S.s of Engineering. (Dredging)
Dredging is defined as the removal of soil or material from the bottom of a rivet, lake, or ocean harbor. Dredges are the machines used for this purpose and consist of powerfill hoisting or suction equipment mounted on ...
Repair of partially penetrated weld joints in cooper-nickel seawater piping on Naval Ships.
The U.S. Navy has experienced several leaks in Cu-Ni seawater piping as a result of partially penetrated welds in the ships' original construction. If it were possible to repair the welds without cutting open the pipe, the ...
Surety bonds and sureties in the construction industry
(Gainesville, Florida: University of Florida, 1992)
The concept of suretyship is an old one. The Bible, the Code of Hammurabi, and the Magna Carta contain many pertinent references to suretyship. Solomon warns in the Book of Proverbs, 'he that is surety for a stranger shall ...
A comparison between the American Institute of Architects' and the United States Navy's construction contract general provisions
The execution of contractual agreements between two private parties is generally limited to the good faith enforcement of expressed contract rights and implied rights established by common law. However, a multitude of rules ...