Analysis of the Tension Leg Stable Platform

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....

This chapter discusses the tabulation of tension, compression, and flexural development data in Microsoft Excel....

Response of Tension Piles to Simulated Seismic Motion in Saturated Fine Sand

Flexural Behavior of Slender Post-Tensioned Masonry Walls
The 2002 edition of the Masonry Standards Joint Committee (MSJC, 2002) design provisions for masonry structures includes a chapter on the design of post-tensioned masonry (PTM) walls with...

Enduring Strength
The long-term effectiveness of posttensioning in bridges depends on the resiliency of the tendons, and various factors related to construction and marine environments come into play. How...

Degrees of Belief
Subjective Probability and Engineering Judgment
Degrees of Belief artfully weaves together three elements at the very core of engineering: uncertainties in knowledge, inductive reasoning,...

Speeding Across Spain
Spain is extending its high-speed rail system—the Alta Velocidad Española (AVE)—to include a line running from Madrid to Lleida, with stops in Guadalajara and Zaragoza. The line will extend...

Fast Forward
Under the aegis of the French government, the Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français (French National Railway Society), or SNCF, has built two new bridges, each approximately 1,100...

Tension Stiffening Effect in RC Beams with Steel Fiber

Keeping It Together
A new framing system for precast concrete columns and beams will allow tall buildings to withstand large earthquakes without damage to the structural integrity of the building. By using...

Design of Tension Lap Splices in High Strength Concrete

Aspects of a Computer-Simulation Approach to the Design of HSC

System Identification for Cable Tension Adjustment Using Fuzzy Mathematical Programming

An Introduction to the New Prestressed Masonry Code Provisions

Restoring Historic Bridges using Modern Methods

The Watts Tower Cultural Crescent: Tensile Design Amidst a National Landmark

The Technology of Final Tensioning Fabric Structures

Tensile Sculpture

Aluminum Gusset Plates in Tension





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