Too Early To Jump On Obama for Econ Woes I was greatly surprised by the recent editorial “Conflicting Obama Political Priorities Lead to Paralysis”. The writer of this contradictory editorial is obviously caught up in media-stoked emotion of partisan politics. Unfortunately, the several issues mentioned in this editorial are directly inter-related and linked to the economy. Any engineer worth his salt understands that our current economic problems cannot be adequately addressed without a comprehensive solution dealing with each of those issues. The previous and current administrations had no option but to prop up the large financial services companies, after seeing
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.