History of the USDA-ARS Experimental Watersheds on the Washita River, Oklahoma
A national experimental watershed network, operated by the Agricultural Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture, was established in 1959 to conduct research on the effects...

Symbol of Strength
Shortly after the Oklahoma City bombing, the federal government decided to rebuild. The result is an architectural gem incorporating the latest advances in blast resistance and sustainable...

Grand Finale
For 87 years Oklahoma's state capitol remained unfinished, the majestic cast-in-place concrete dome its designers envisioned never built. But as Oklahoma approached its centennial—to...

The Inside Story
A full-scale renovation of the interior of Oklahoma City's Civic Center Music Hall required shaving much of the depth from two trusses under load conditions, installing new...

Erosion from an Industrial Forest Road in the Ouachita Mountains of Southeastern Oklahoma
Erosion from 4 segments of a 2-year old forest road in a 740 ha basin was measured for each of 105 storms that occurred in a 3.5 year period. Two road segments were part of a mid-slope...

Scour Around Bridge Piers in Oklahoma Streams in 1986

Fiber Reinforced Plastic Specification for the Oklahoma City Myriad

Structural Design for Physical Security
State of the Practice
Prepared by the Task Committee on Structural Design for Physical Security of ASCE. This report provides guidance to structural engineers in the design...

Using Forensic Engineering Techniques to Obtain Data from the Oklahoma City Bombing

Blast Loading and Response of Murrah Building

Lessons Learned and Recommendations for Better Designs—A Panel Discussion

Forensic Engineering
This proceedings contains the papers resented at the First Forensic Engineering Congress, a special part of the American Society of Civil Engineers Annual Convention held in Minneapolis,...

The Bomb Used
This chapter discusses the details of the explosive used in the bombing....

The Murrah Building Design
This chapter reviews the design of the Murrah building....

Building Damage
This chapter discusses the extent of structural damage done to the Murrah building as well as neighboring structures....

Appendix: Oklahoma City Incident Support Team, Structures Specialist Log

Re-engineering Cowboy Heaven (Available only in Focus on Structures Special Edition)
On a wooded hill overlooking the north end of Oklahoma City sits one of the foremost repositories of this country's Western heritage, the National Cowboy Hall of Fame. Contained...

Systems for Forecasting Flows and Their Uncertainty
Discussed are design issues of distributed systems for operational flow forecasting. Results of sensitivity analyses are presented which illustrate forecast flow dependence on model discretization...

Spatial Statistics for Rainfall Forecasts Assessment
Assessments of rainfall forecasts were developed using GIS-based spatial statistical procedures applied to calibrated radar-rainfall fields in central Oklahoma. The overall objective of...

Designs for Blast Protection (Available only in Structures special issue)
The 1995 bombing of the Murrah building in Oklahoma City was the most deadly terrorist act in this country's history. What can engineers do to prevent such events in the future?...

 

 

 

 

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