Design of Submarine Pipelines Against Upheaval Buckling
This paper describes part of a comprehensive joint-industry project on upheaval buckling. It develops a semi-empirical simplified design method and detailed design methods based on a new numerical analysis,...

Radial Flow Consolidation Testing
A radial flow consolidation cell that can be used with commercially available loading frames was developed and a series of tests were performed on samples of sedimented kaolin. Simple...

Estimation of Consolidation Properties of Clay from Field Observations
Analyses to obtain theoretical time-settlement curves for embankments typically make use of soil properties measured in the laboratory on small disturbed samples subject to strain rates...

Structurally Enhanced Foundations: A Functional Solution to Thaw Strain in Frozen Sand and Gravel
Some building sites with perennially frozen soil profiles are developed using nonelevated, conventional-appearing foundation systems. These sites consist of frozen sands and gravels and...

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...

Torsion of Reinforced Concrete -A Historical Overview
The story of torsion of reinforced concrete must start with the French professor, C. L. Navier. In his landmark book (Navier, 1826) he rigorously derived the first rational theory for...

Nonlocal Integral Formulations of Plasticity and Damage: Survey of Progress
Modeling of the evolution of distributed damage such as microcracking, void formation, and softening frictional slip necessitates strain-softening constitutive models. The nonlocal continuum...

Localization Issues in Nonlinear Frame Elements

High Performance Dampers for Bridges
A multi-disciplinary research study investigates the use of shape memory alloys as seismic dampers in bridges. Shape memory alloys are a class of alloys that display several unique characteristics,...

Compressive Fracture Energy and Fracture Zone Length of Concrete

Entire Load-Displacement Characteristics for Direct Shear Failure of Concrete

Size Effect on Stress-Strain Curves of Concrete

A Softening Plasticity Model of Concrete under Non-Proportional Loading

Nondestructive Testing for Quality Control and Length Determination of Deep Foundations for Bridges

Strain and Acceleration Assessment of Bridge Performance

An Experiment with Statnamic Lateral Loading of a Drilled Shaft

Testing Programs for Instrumentation to Monitor Boston Red Line Subway Tunnels

Strain Measurements on Traffic Signal Mast Arms

Design Issues for Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Jacketed Concrete Columns

Fatigue Strength Assessment of I-95 Bridge over James River

 

 

 

 

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