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...

Resistance of Hardened Box-Type Structures

The Role of Aesthetics in Bridge Design
The role of aesthetics in current bridge design practice varies widely. Many bridgeprojects in the United States are developed without including aesthetics as one of theproject goals....

Two-Way Slab Loading
This chapter includes drawings pertaining to two-way slab loading....

Slab-Column Moment Shear Transfer
This chapter discusses the tabulation of slab-column moment shear transfer data in Microsoft Excel....

Lift-Slab Systems
This chapter provides an overview of lift-slab systems. Topics include general considerations; the Youtz-Slick system; and the lift-plate system....

Failures and Problems with Lift-Slab Construction
This chapter provides an overview of failures and problems with lift-slab construction. Topics include jack systems with inadequate take-up devices; the Canadian wedge connection; Serra...

Lifting Collars and Lifting Equipment
The terms lifting collars and shear heads are used interchangeably in the industry. In this book the term lifting collar is used since it is a unique term applicable to lift-slab construction...

Stability and Loads
This chapter examines stability and loads. Topics include stability and lateral load resistance during construction; effective lengths of cantilever columns; effect on stability of frame...

Other Lift-Slab Systems

The Effect of the Slab on Beam-Column Joint Behavior
The three-dimensional effect of slab interaction on frame behavior has been observed in lateral load tests on beam-column-slab elements....

Evolution of Composite Floor Systems in the United States
Composite floor systems, which combine structural steel beams with a cast-in-place concrete slab, have grown in popularity in the U.S. during the past 40 years. In most early applications,...

The Effect of Locked-In Curvature on PCC Pavement

Reinforced High Strength Concrete Slabs Exposed to Impact Loading

Composite Joist Behavior and Design Requirements

Finite Element Investigation of Concrete Slabs Post Strengthened by Fiber Reinforced Polymers

Nonlinear Analysis of Composite Steel–Concrete Structures

Sequential Experiments for Test Minimization

Shoring Measurements at Museum Towers

The Equivalent Shore Method

 

 

 

 

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