Higher Learning: New Capstone Deepens Student Educational Experience
At Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, a new schoolwide capstone deepens students’ educational experience....

Cool Cities: Urban Sovereignty and the Fix for Global Warming, By Benjamin R. Barber. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2017

Art by Design
The University of Iowa’s Visual Arts Building opened last fall on a campus that is still recovering from flooding in 2008 that caused nearly $800 million in damage. The structure houses the university’s...

Civil Engineering in the Academic Realm

Deconstructing the High Line: Postindustrial Urbanism and the Rise of the Elevated Park, Edited by Christoph Lindner and Brian Rosa. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2017

Modern Coliseum: Stadiums and American Culture, By Benjamin D. Lisle. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017

The Struggle to Reform Our Colleges, By Derek Bok. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2017

A Sinking Feeling in Happy Valley
Limited Mobility Grouting Arrests Movement of Emergency Room
Shortly after construction began on a new emergency room addition at the Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College, PA (a.k.a. "Happy Valley"), the existing structure and new construction began to...

Introduction
Many institutions and private industry organizations have prepared guidance documents with the latest scientific and engineering information on proper design, installation, maintenance,...

Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics
The Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics brings science and applications together on nanoscale and nanostructured materials, with emphasis on mechanics, processing, characterization,...

Structures Congress 2007
The Congress' technical program was designed with the practicing structural engineer in mind while maintaining a rigorous standard for the academic presentations. Topics include:...

Journal of Highway and Transportation Research and Development
The Journal of Highway and Transportation Research and Development is a Chinese language journal that includes road and transportation related...

The Global Engineering Challenge: An Academic Viewpoint of Engineering in the Global Economy

Structural Expression in Wind Sensitive Structures
Architectural details can impact both the local cladding pressures on a structure as well as the overall structural response. Figure 1 shows a pair of roof corner vortices on the upper...

A Concerted Effort
With aid from the National Science Foundation, 15 Universities across the country have expanded and upgraded their earthquake simulation research facilities. These resources have now been...

The Geo-Institute Graduate Student Society at the University of Washington

Thermal Cyclone Washing for Remediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soils
Thermal Cyclone Washing (TCW) is a soil remediation technology developed and tested at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. TCW is a combination of thermal, chemical, and physical...

Effectiveness of a BioInfiltration BMP
This paper presents results from a project to construct and study a BioInfiltration Traffic Island on the grounds of Villanova University. The projects goals were to 1. To create a bioretention...

Structure as Art
The structural engineering to support the architecture of a free-form, Frank Gehry-designed building is never easy, but the engineers for a new university building devised several innovative...

Emphasis on Aesthetics
Architects and structural engineers joined forces to create a large, visually appealing chilled-water plant for high-profile site near the southern gateway to the University of Pennsylvania....

 

 

 

 

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