ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering
he ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering will serve as a medium for dissemination of research findings, best practices and concerns,...

Calibration of Jackup Leg Foundation Model Using Full-Scale Structural Measurements
The fitness of jack-up rigs to operate in varying water depths and weather conditions is determined by "site-specific" structural assessments. These assessments are conducted by a wide range of companies...

Heave Compensated Landing System - A Novel Tool for Subsea Intervention
This paper presents a new intervention system that allows the use of a low cost workboat to deploy and recover delicate payloads in subsea installations. Vessel motions are decoupled from the subsea package...

Appraisal of Lightweight Moorings for Deep Water
This paper outlines the potential advantages of using lightweight fiber ropes for mooring floating production platforms. The influence of tether properties on mooring system response is discussed. It is...

A Preliminary Case for the Existence of Hurricane Alleys in the Gulf of Mexico
A review of hurricance intensity in the Gulf of Mexico suggests there are two alleys where hurricanes are roughly 20% more intense than elsewhere. This paper develops a physical basis for the alleys using...

Design of Submarine Pipelines Against Upheaval Buckling
This paper describes part of a comprehensive joint-industry project on upheaval buckling. It develops a semi-empirical simplified design method and detailed design methods based on a new numerical analysis,...

Concrete Canoe Competition Still Inspires at 30
This year ASCE celebrates the 30th anniversary of its National Concrete Canoe Competition....

Trump Administration Highlights Need for Infrastructure Spending, Permitting Reform
As part of a week dedicated to infrastructure, the Trump administration focused on aviation reform, increased federal funding, and efforts to reduce regulatory requirements for infrastructure projects....

Major Landslides on Iconic Coastal Roadway Occupy Caltrans in Big Sur Region

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with Colleen Laymen, P.E., the 2016 president of the Society of Women Engineers, on inclusivity

Caltrain Secures Key Grant for Electrification

U.S. Resiliency Council Rates Its First Building

‘Metamaterial’ Enables Structures to Reflect Solar Energy and Radiate Heat
Researchers have developed a “metamaterial” film of glass and polymer that is both economical to produce and capable of keeping the surface beneath it 10 to 16 degrees centigrade cooler than without the...

A Watershed Moment: The Middlesex Canal
An early New England canal inspired the Erie Canal, fostered industrial development in this country, and was built by men who were not trained as engineers....

Drone Successfully Used in Airport Construction Imaging
Commercial drones have been used for construction imaging at a busy international airport....

A Question of Ethics: Code Offers Leeway for Advertising Claims
When advertising their services engineers must not use language that misleads potential clients....

California City Resumes Operation of Long-Dormant Desalination Facility

Colorado Reservoir Project Will Feature Two Dams with Asphalt Cores

Civil Engineers Asked to Contribute to Satellite Mission to Map Earth’s Surface Water

Landfill Transformed into ‘Peace Park’

 

 

 

 

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