Application of the Texas A&M University (TAMU) Dredging Cost Model to Long Distance Transport
To develop intelligent decisions about moving sediment long distances to the coast from dams, the cost becomes a major factor. The cost will be a function of many factors including cleaning...

Evaluation of the Tensar Mesa Retaining Wall System
The Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a service center of the Civil Engineering Research Foundation (CERF), serves as a clearinghouse for implementing highway innovation...

Vehicle Age Impacts on Attainment SIPs and Conformity

Are the Glory Days All Behind Us?

Sinking a Sewer Line
The design and construction of a sanitary sewer siphon using high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe in San Juan, Puerto Rico, provided Black & Veatch with a challenging opportunity...

Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530-99/ ASCE 5-99/TMS 402-99), Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530.1-99/ ASCE 6-99/TMS 602-99), Commentary on Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures, Commentary on Specification for Masonry Structures
Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530-99/ASCE 5-99/TMS 402-99), Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530.1-99/ASCE 6-99/TMS 602-99), Commentary on Building Code...

Sustainable Housing on Indian Reservation Relies on `Hempcrete'

Quality Check
Composite materials, also known as fiber reinforced polymers (FRPs), have traditionally been reserved for aerospace engineering applications because of their high cost. FRPs'...

Recycled Plastic Pins Can Save Slipping Slopes

FHWA Improves Concrete Test

Researchers Test Steel-Concrete Composite

Emerging Materials for Civil Infrastructure
State of the Art
Prepared by the Emerging Materials Committee of the Materials Division of ASCE. This report presents a review of the state of the art on emerging materials...

The Construction Challenges
The varied SPRP construction and construction management complexities of the new South Pole are even more challenging because summer work must be carried out within a compressed window...

Evaluation of Recent Field and Laboratory Research on Scour at Bridge Piers in Coarse Bed Materials

Designing Concrete Culverts to Resist Scour Damage

Best of Both Worlds
All around the Pacific Rim structural engineers are experimenting with concrete filled steel tubes as structural elements. The concrete filled tubes take advantage of the best properties...

Concrete Connections
A new application of polymer composites involves the repair and rehabilitation of reinforced concrete frame connections. Test results from a pilot study conducted at the California State...

Equalizing Wet Weather Flows
Sanitary sewer overflows and combined sewer overflows can wreak havoc on communities by flooding basements, contaminating drinking water sources and recreational water bodies, and flowing...

Weighing Anchors
Modern anchorage systems offer design engineers and contractors unprecedented choice in load transfer mechanisms. Some anchors are highly specialized, while others are appropriate for...

Effect of Concrete Strength on the Behavior of RC Beams Subjected to Pure Torsion

 

 

 

 

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