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...

Geotechnical Instrumentation for Roadways: Shifting from Manual to Automated
Geotechnical instruments, including inclinometers, piezometers, settlement plates, etc., have long been used during and after construction to monitor performance of transportation infrastructure, including...

Structural Members and Connections Used in Foundations
This chapter specifies design procedures for steel members and connections embedded in concrete foundations or the earth. Additional design requirements for structural members and connections...

Offshore Platform Steel Specification
The discovery in the 1980's of local brittle zones (LBZ's) in and near the heat-affected zone (HAZ) of the fabrication welds in certain offshore platform steels...

Development of Method for Measuring Susceptibility of Steel Plate to Lamellar Tearing

Alternative Hybrid Wall Systems
This chapter discusses alternative hybrid wall systems. Topics include unbonded post-tensioned coupled wall systems; steel coupling beam with fuse; and composite shear plate coupling beam....

Roark Flat Plates
This chapter discusses the tabulation of roark flat plates data in Microsoft Excel....

Rhythm of Beachrock Levels in Contrasting Plate Settings: Rifting Red Sea and North American-Caribbean Plates
Sequences of beachrocks have been compared from the northern Red Sea, the North American plate (north shore of Puerto Rico), and an island of the Caribbean plate. In all these areas the...

Pushing Back
(Available on in special edition) The design for the $3.5-million Cameron Run tunnel rehabilitation project involved a tricky and relatively unproven method of pushing corrugated steel...

Holding Steady
The San Diego—Coronado Bay Bridge is an unmistakable landmark that frames the skyline of downtown San Diego, providing a vital link between the mainland and the Coronado peninsula. The...

Does Congestion Management Improve Public Transit?
Traffic congestion, one of the main urban problems of Sao Paulo, is quantified thru the monitoring of the congestion queue lengths (CQL). Due to the growth of peak CQL in recent years,...

Computation of Flow Past a Cylinder Mounted on a Flat Plate

Tests of High-Strength Concrete Precast Heads in Flat Plates

Assessment of Ultimate Load Analyses of Reinforced Concrete Plates and Shells by Means of Adaptive Methods

A Simplified Design Procedure for End- and Base-Plates of Traffic Support Structures

Column Economy Considering Stiffening Requirements

Development of a Novel Nail Plate Connection System for Ready-to-Assemble Wood Structures

High Performance Steel (HPS) Demonstration Project: The Ford City Bridge

Australian Connection Design Methods

Aluminum Gusset Plates in Tension

 

 

 

 

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