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Archive for October, 2014

29 October 2014

Improve your slope stability analyses by using dynamic programming

Civil engineering in general, and landfill design in particular, frequently requires slope stability analyses to come up with safe designs for embankments. Two examples that come to mind include evaluating the slope stability of a vertical extension to a balefill and slope stability analysis of the landfill body and cap as part of landfill closure….

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Categories: Landfill Engineering and Design
Posted By Arie Kremen, PhD at 4:28 PM  |  2 Comments on Improve your slope stability analyses by using dynamic programming

1 October 2014

Smart landfill site planning can adapt to changes while managing expenditures

As a landfill designer and operations consultant, I am frequently faced with the need to juggle a landfill’s existing infrastructure to simultaneously allow full site operations and necessary construction activities. Operations at most landfill sites are fluid, with one or more activities always in progress – construction of new cells, adding landfill gas wells, and…

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Categories: Landfill Engineering and Design, Solid Waste
Posted By Patrick Bell, PE at 11:41 AM  |  No Comments on Smart landfill site planning can adapt to changes while managing expenditures