Design of Pedestrian Space in Airport Terminals
A method to determine the required width of corriders and size of passenger staging areas in airport terminals is presented. It introduces two novel elements into the planning process...

Application of Screw Plate to Stiff Clays
The screw plate load test application to stiff clays has been further developed to provide more accurate results with greater efficiency in testing. From the results of this test direct...

Tapered Inlet Design Using Specific Energy Curves
Design charts to simplify the hydraulic design of tapered inlet culverts for both rectangular and circular sections are presented. The use of these design charts greatly reduces the opportunity...

In-Plane Stability of Parabolic Arches
Studies are reported of the response to uniformly distributed loading of parabolic arches of rise equal to a fourth of the span. Base conditions are both fixed and pinned. The distributed...

Fatigue of Two Year Weathered A588 Stiffeners and Attachments
An experimental program examined the effect of A588 steel specimens with transverse stiffeners and attachments. It was found that two years of continuous weathering, prior to stress cycling...

Fatigue Reliability: Quality Assurance and Maintainability
Periodic reevaluation of a structure by inspection and proof loading with repair when needed is an alternative to complete dependence on initial quality for obtaining structural reliability....

Approximate sizing of Reservoirs for Detention Time
To meet the detention time requirements of the Office of Surface Mining, sediment control reservoirs must be sized to give a certain detention time, as defined by the time difference between...

Simulation Approach to Assess Highway Performance
A procedure is presented that can be utilized to estimate the impacts of alternative financing policies and other highway related factors on future highway system performance. The approach...

Spectrum of Shallow Water Waves
A complete and coherent formulation for defining different spectral shallow water wave bands is stated. It takes into account the attenuation and dispersion characteristics of the waves...

CW Microwave Location of Voids Beneath Paved Areas
The problem of locating voids beneath paved areas is a perplexing and costly one. Usually voids are investigated by test borings, which is a discontinuous hit-or-miss process. The use...

Dispersion in Three Dimensions: Approximate Analytic Solutions
Solutions to three-dimensional convection dispersion equation under different boundary conditions are obtained by integrating the appropriate Green's functions. Two approximations are...

Alongwind Response Estimation: Closed Form Solution
The problem of dynamic alongwind response of structures to forces induced by atmospheric turbulence is treated in this paper. Starting from the classical formulation, the study analyses...

Full-Depth and Granular Base Course Design for Frost Areas
When properly designed and constructed, the Asphalt Institute full-depth pavement concept can be a viable design alternative for seasonal frost areas. The Corps of Engineers reduced subgrade...

Obtaining the Layout of Water Distribution Systems
An essential first step in the design of a municipal water distribution system is the determination of the locational placement or layout of the links of pipe that will form the system....

Compression of "Free-Ends"During Triaxial Testing
When lubricated platens (free-ends) are used to load particulate media there is an associated error in any measured axial deformation due to compression and distortion of the rubber/grease...

Structural Response of Skew RC Box Girder Bridge
Analytical and experimental results obtained in a study of a large-scale 45° skew two span four cell reinforced concrete box girder bridge model are presented. The model, which was a 1:2.82...

Ultimate Strength of Skew RC Box Girder Bridge
Analytical and experimental results obtained in a study of a large-scale 45° skew two span four cell reinforced concrete box girder bridge model are presented. The model, which was a 1:2.82...

External Pressure and Sectional Behavior of Fabricated Tubes
The effect of external hydrostatic pressure on the cross sectional behavior of fabricated tubular columns is studied analytically using tangent stiffness approach. The moment-curvature...

Bridge Rehabilitation: An Alternate Approach
The presentation of rehabilitation plans for bridge structures requires engineering analyses of various strengthening schemes. The use of scale models as an alternate approach to conceiving...

Fatigue Reliability: Variable Amplitude Loading
Models which designers use to predict fatigue under variable amplitude and random loading are summarized. Basic terminology associated with random process theory is presented. Models for...

 

 

 

 

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