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...

Innovative Design Features Trusses Without Gusset Plates

NTSB Had Evidence Of Gusset Plate Problems

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....

Inadequate Gusset Plates Probable Cause of I-35W Bridge Collapse

Bridges: Inspections Uncover More Gusset Plate Issues on Minnesota Crossings

Gusset Plate Problems Should Have Been Caught

NewsBriefs: Students Reenact Plate Tectonics

Bridges: Underdesigned Gusset Plates Cited by NTSB in I-35W Bridge Collapse Investigation

Corroded Gusset Plate Problem More Widespread

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...

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...

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...

Considering the Options (Available in Structural Engineering Special Section only)
In work for the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), Sverdrup Civil, Inc. performed a seismic evaluation and developed a seismic retrofit strategy for the Poplar Street Bridge...

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





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