Top-ranked articles for 2008
With each issue of HRW, we survey readers to determine which articles they’ve found most useful. Author(s) of these top-ranked articles are presented with an Author’s Award plaque.
Top-ranked articles for 2008 are:
March: “Solving Dam Engineering Challenges,” (p. 14) by Luis Berga
May: “Improving Training of Engineering Students for Hydro Careers,” (p. 22) by Gareth P. Harrison, PhD, D. Ewen Macpherson, PhD, and David A. Williams
July: “Upgrading Turbines at Manapouri,” (p. 18) by Joachim H. Pott
September: “Building Small Hydro in Norway,” (p. 20) by Torodd Jensen
October: “Roller-Compacted-Concrete Dams: Designing Spillways and Outlet Works,” (p. 26) by Ernest K. Schrader, PhD, P.E.
December: “Considering Human Factors in Dam Safety,” (p. 30) by Urban Norstedt, MSc, Carl F.O. Rollenhagen, PhD, and Per E. Eveneus
Technical article reviewers
Technical articles published by HRW are peer-reviewed by individuals chosen for their expertise. Thanks to the following professionals who reviewed technical articles published in 2008:
Terrence E. Arnold, P.E., MWH Americas, Inc.
*Malcolm Barker, GHD Pty. Ltd.
Randall P. Bass, P.E., Schnabel Engineering
Denis R. Caron, Hydro-Québec
Marcus Crahan, P.E., Power Engineering, Inc.
Brian A. Forbes, GHD Pty. Ltd.
John W. France, P.E., URS Corporation
Pierre Lamy, P.Eng., Hydro-Québec
Alberto Marulanda, Ingetec S.A.
Paul C. Rizzo, Paul C. Rizzo Associates, Inc.
*Michael F. Rogers, P.E., MWH Americas, Inc.
*Lee H. Sheldon, P.E., Consultant
Celso Villar Torino, ITAIPU Binacional
*Malcolm Barker, Michael F. Rogers, P.E., and Lee H. Sheldon, P.E. received the 2008 HRW Reviewer’s Citation. Their comments led to significant improvements in the manuscripts they critiqued.