The Need for Geotechnical Investigation
Knowledge of the subsurface conditions is needed to decide which type of foundation to use. In the discontinuous permafrost zone, some generalizations may be made about the location of...

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...

Adjustable Foundation Design Development Innovations in Arctic Engineering
The purpose of adjustable foundation systems is to accommodate a wide variety of soils, including those which have low bearing capacity or which may be subject to settlement and/or horizontal...

Some Case Histories of Pile Foundations in Permafrost
Foundations for permafrost conditions should conform to one of three basic design principles: keep it frozen, let it thaw, or thaw the ground before construction. To keep the permafrost...

Refrigerated Foundations
Refrigeration systems used to cool foundations on frozen ground can be classified as either active or passive, depending on whether external energy is used to power the systems. If pumps,...

Foundation Engineering Handbook
Design and Construction with the 2006 International Building Code
This practical resource focuses on foundation engineering, emphasizing the geotechnical aspects and the use of the International Building Code(R). Chapters Include: . Chapter 1: Introduction...

Structural Steel Designer's Handbook
AISC, AASHTO, AISI, ASTM, AREMA, and ASCE-07 Design Standards
Mirroring the latest developments in materials, methods, codes, and standards in building and bridge design, this is a one-of-a-kind, definitive reference for engineers. Chapters include:...

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers from the Early Years
Prepared by the Subcommittee on Offshore Technology Conference Support of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This series presents...

Impact on New Design
This chapter briefly discusses potential changes in bridge design following Hurricane Katrina....

Pictures: Importing AutoCAD Drawings and Pictures
This chapter discusses importing drawings and pictures in Microsoft Excel....

Foundation Design
This chapter discusses the tabulation of foundation design data in Microsoft Excel....

Load Resistance Factor Design
This chapter discusses the tabulation of load resistance factor design data in Microsoft Excel....

LRFD Compared to Working Strength Loads: Introduction
This chapter introduces the subject of load resistance factor design as compared to working strength loads....

LRFD Compared to Working Strength Loads
This chapter contains examples used to demonstrate the design of footings to resist seismic loads....

AutoCAD 2000 LISP Routines
This chapter contains AutoCAD 2000 LISP Routines for reference....

Strength Design in Aluminum
A Review of Three Codes
Prepared by the Task Committee on Strength Design in Aluminum of the Committee on Special Structures of the Committee on Metals of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. ...

Structural Safety and Its Quality Assurance
Sponsored by Committee 9A/10 of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. This report uses an...

The New Tacoma Narrows Suspension Bridge Introductory Project Information
On September 25, 2002, Notice-to-Proceed for a design-build agreement was issued by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), directing Tacoma Narrows Constructors (TNC),...

BP Bridge at Millennium Park, Chicago
The structural engineering design and constructive aspects of a unique stainless steel-clad pedestrian crossing at the Millennium Park in Chicago are presented. The overall bridge form...

On the Inelastic Design of Steel I Girder Bridges
This paper documents the development of a relatively easy to use set of effective plastic moment expressions and compares the performance of these equations with a series of experimental...

 

 

 

 

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