Grout Hole Layout
The drilling method, either rotary or percussion, and the type and size of the drills to be used are selected based on such factors as rock type, depth of holes required, working space...

Advances in Analytical Modeling of Torsional Members
The basic formula for calculating the torsional strength of reinforced concrete members was developed by Rausch (1929) using the space truss concept. Unfortunately, Rausch's equation may...

Special Structures: Past, Present, and Future
Special structures are landmarks and testimonials to the achievements of the structural engineering profession. They are true three-dimensional...

Engineering, Design and Construction of Lunar Bases
How do we begin to expand our civilization to the Moon? What are the technical issues that infrastructural engineers, in particular, must address? This paper has the goal of introducing...

Metamorphosis
Ranked as one of the 15 tallest buildings in New York, the headquarters of the Bear Stearns Companies, Inc., is a 45-story skyscraper that is 815 ft (248 m) tall. Replacing an existing...

An Arbor for Art
The new $50-million, 153,000 sq ft (14,200 m²) building for the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will provide the museum with more than five times its current gallery space. The design...

Rethinking Bangkok's Wastewater Strategy
In the past 10 years the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has spent $1 billion developing a major wastewater collection and treatment program for the city of Bangkok. The city is presently...

Above Them All
The design for what would be the next world's tallest building relies on a 1,550 ft (472 m) high concrete core that will give occupants of the top floors of the building unimpeded...

Space Truss
The International Space Station will be more than 310 ft (94 m) long when it is completed sometime in the next decade. The backbone of the structure is a hexagonal truss system that will...

A Whole New Experience
Experience Music Project co-founders Paul Allen and Jody Allen Patton wanted a new museum/interactive music facility for Seattle that reflected the creativity of Jimi Hendrix. In architect...

Glass Nautilus
A multi-faceted glass and steel pavilion now adds an extra measure of enjoyment and convenience for visitors to Seattle's Space Needle. The new two-story, 15,000-square-foot...

From Pikes Peak to Mars
A graywater (sink and shower wastewater) reuse system is now being designed to serve a visitors' center and a nearby laboratory atop Pikes Peak, Colorado. If the Pikes Peak...

From Antarctica to Mars

Considerations for Marine Protected Areas: Sizing and Spacing

Mediating Conflicts Between Fish and Oil: A Prototype for Joint Problem Solving of Space-Use and Resource Conflicts

Federal Triangle Finale
At 3.1 million sq ft, the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is the second largest U.S. federal building ever constructed; only the Pentagon is larger. After more than...

How Spacing of Cross-Section Surveys Affects Understanding of Variability in Channel Hydraulic Geometry

Surface Motion Above an Arbitrarily Shaped Tunnel Due to Elastic SH Waves

4-D Space Planning Specification Development for Construction Work Spaces

Cellar Performance (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
Even though the Pentagon contains three times the square footage of the Empire State Building, free space has become hard to come by. Expanding computer, mechanical and electrical systems...

 

 

 

 

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