Renewal Methods
This chapter presents an overview of different methods that can be used for culvert and storm sewer renewal. For each method, product main characteristics, method description, construction...

Introduction
This chapter serves as an introduction to the book. The application and scope of its recommendations for hybrid coupled wall systems are discussed....

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....

Technology Based Hybrid Classes for Multiple Applications
The academic demands on a typical professor mean that his or her time must be used to maximum advantage. There is advising of students, research, teaching, grading, class preparation,...

Innovative Methods Used in the Design and Construction of the New Tacoma Narrows Bridge
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)...

Fundamentals of Risk Assessment
Risk, expressed in terms of potential human sufferings and economic losses, is very real and its significance is particularly important when considering natural hazards. For effective...

Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures
Containing Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (TMS 402-08/ACI 530-08/ASCE 5-08, Specification for Masonry Structures (TMS 602-08/ACI 530.1-08/ASCE 6-08) and Companion Committees
The Code covers the design and construction of masonry structrures while the Specification is concerned with the minimum construction requirements for masonry in structures. Some of the...

Analytical Solutions for Coupled Reactive Transport Equations
Modeling the transport of reactive contaminants is one of the key challenges faced by groundwater engineers worldwide. Specifically, problems involving the transport of sequentially decaying...

Infrastructure Planning Handbook
Planning, Engineering, and Economics
The book covers the concepts, methods, and management skills necessary to plan and maintain infrastructure. Topics include major infrastructure projects in context; master planning; infrastructure...

Finite Elements in Geotechnical Engineering

Numerical Integration
This chapter discusses numerical integration in Microsoft Excel....

Sensitivity of Raster-Based Model of Hillslope Hydrology and Sediment Transport to DEM Resolution

Driving Characteristics of Open-Toe Piles in Dense Sand

Toronto Takes Off
Travelers using Toronto's Pearson International Airport will soon be passing through a new, state-of-the-art terminal, the centerpiece of a 10-year airport redevelopment project....

Repairing Pittsburgh's Portal
Engineering the rehabilitation of Pittsburgh's Fort Pitt Bridge and Fort Pitt Tunnel involved an extensive inspection of their condition and a detailed evaluation of alternative...

Application of TOPNET in the Distributed Model Intercomparison Project (DMIP)
This paper describes the application of a networked version of TOPMODEL, TOPNET, as part of the Distributed Model Intercomparison Project, DMIP. The model implementation is based on a...

The Best Alternative
The City of Portland, Oregon, is using a hybrid contracting scheme that combines the scheduling advantages of design/build with the control of a construction manager arrangement to construct...

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...

Under Cover
In capping a 190-acre hazardous landfill in metropolitan Los Angeles, engineers saved time and money by relying on a construction method seldom used in the environmental sector: design/build....

Frozen Ground Engineering
This new edition gives a peerless presentation of soil mechanics for frozen ground conditions and a variety of frozen ground support systems used on construction project worldwide. An...

 

 

 

 

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