Checking of CAD Drawings for Fabrication Issues
Communication between the fabricator and engineer is crucial to the production of an economical, safe, and functional steel structure. However, the transfer of information between involved...

Optimization and Reservoir Operations for the Missouri River
As demands placed on the operation of the nation's reservoirs increase, the problem of finding the most desirable set of operation plans becomes more difficult and controversial. This...

Recycling Portland Cement Concrete Pavement at the Contractor's Option
This paper summarizes three portland cement concrete airfield pavement recycling projects at the Outagamie County Airport in Appleton, Wisconsin. The specifications for the projects did...

Steep Constructed Stream Channels and Chutes
Research and technology transfer needs are described for steep stream channels and chutes. Iterative processes are presented for design and construction of bouldery channels and chutes...

Retrofit Racks for Revenues

Planning and Improvement of Coastal Area Utilization

A Comparison of Characteristics and Economic Expenditures of Boat Show Patrons At Two Types of Boat Shows

Waterfronts: GATEWAY to Your Community

Chicago River Navigation Study

Exemplary Plans of a Fisharina in Japan

Evaluation of Drainable Base Courses for Pavements

Safety Enhancement of Bridges with Seismic Isolation Bearings
This paper summarizes the experimental and analytical studies done at Dept. of Civil Eng., Kyoto Univ., on application of base isolation bearings to highway bridges and the Menshin (base...

Response of Isolated Structures to Recent California Earthquakes
A significant amount of research and development, shake table testing computer modelling and real world applications have been performed with the seismic isolation design concept in the...

Response of Base Isolated Buildings in Japan to Recent Earthquakes
On February 2nd in 1992, more than 20 base isolated buildings in Tokyo experienced an earthquake of JMA seismic intensity 5. In this event, many acceleration records of isolated buildings...

Large-Scale Earthquake Simulator Study of the Tohoku University Base-Isolated Building
This paper describes a series of earthquake simulator tests of a 1/2.5-scale, base-isolated, three-story, reinforced-concrete building. Three different types of elastomeric seismic isolation...

Response of Equipment in Structures Supported on Resilient-Friction Base Isolators Subjected to Ground Motion
In this paper, the response of equipment in structures on a particular friction-type device, the resilient-friction base isolator, is examined. The R-FBI is composed of layers of Teflon...

Robust Control for Buildings Under Earthquake
Robust control techniques are applied to civil engineering structures subjected to earthquake excitation. Full state feedback and observer based control laws are used to reduce the response...

Passive Energy Dissipation Systems for Earthquake-Resistant Design
Passive energy dissipation devices, also known as supplemental damping devices, have been proposed as a means by which the earthquake resistance of a building can be substantially enhanced,...

Recent Developments in Seismic Isolation Technology
Large experimental research projects for isolators for both civil structures and nuclear reactor applications have been conducted at the Earthquake Engineering Research Center (EERC) over...

Seismic Isolation Retrofit of the State of California Justice Building
The State of California Justice Building, located at 350 McAllister Street, San Francisco, is the first building to be selected by the State of California for retrofit using seismic (base)...

 

 

 

 

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