Building on Hudson Yards In Section: Megaproject Geotechnics: Can a Megaproject Be Big Enough to Change a Building Code?
As a young geotechnical consulting engineer working in New York City, I was always curious as to why the city’s building code prescribed a maximum allowable rock-socket skin-friction value of 200 psi for...

Material Difference
It was only fitting that the design of a center dedicated to the visual arts on the campus of Franklin & Marshall College feature an interplay of materials — from glass and concrete to steel and...

Design of Shoreline Protection Measures : The Importance of Geotechnical Engineering in Waterfront Design
Over the past decade, there’s been an increased realization of the need to better protect our shorelines, particularly in urban environments along coastlines that have already been impacted by storm surge...

Seismic Performance of a Deep Soil Mixing Grid: A Magnitude 7.1 Load Test at the Port of Alaska
The Port of Alaska in Anchorage (Port) has embarked on a multiphase modernization program that includes the development of a new petroleum and cement terminal (PCT) berth. The berth consists of a pile-supported...

Calendar: Bridges 2020
Featured bridges are: Onaruto Bridge (Naruto, Japan); Vizcaya Bridge (Portugalete, Spain); Veteran Memorial Bridge (Rochester, New York); Shibkalinagar Bridge (Kakdwip, India); Brookdale Bridge (Stowe,...

Designing for Cycle Traffic: International Principles and Practice, By John Parkin. Westminster, London: ICE Publishing, 2018

Engineering Pittsburgh: A History of Roads, Rails, Canals, Bridges & More, By ASCE Pittsburgh Section 100th Anniversary Publication Committee. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: The History Press, 2018

Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling, the Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge, By Erica Wagner. New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2017

Bridges: A History of the World’s Most Spectacular Spans, By Judith Dupre. New York City: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2017.

Calendar: Bridges 2019
Featured bridges are: Portageville Bridge (Letchworth State Park, New York); Brooklyn Bridge (New York City); Buntun Bridge (Tuguegarao City); Henley Street Bridge (Knoxville, Tennessee); Forth Bridge...

Calendar: Bridges 2018
Featured bridges are: Isleton Bridge (Isleton, California); Royal Gorge Bridge (Canon City, Colorado); Dom Luis I Bridge (Porto, Portugal); Crescent Avenue Bridge (Fort Wayne, Indiana); M-231 Bridge (Ottawa...

Design Professional’s Guide to Zero Net Energy Buildings, By Charles Eley. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2016

Design of Submarine Pipelines Against Upheaval Buckling
This paper describes part of a comprehensive joint-industry project on upheaval buckling. It develops a semi-empirical simplified design method and detailed design methods based on a new numerical analysis,...

The Structure of Design: An Engineer’s Extraordinary Life in Architecture, By Leslie Earl Robertson. New York City: Monacelli Press, 2016

Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements
The Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements will contain technical and professional articles on the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of airport, roadway and other...

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers: Volume 11
Prepared by the Program Committee of the Offshore Technology Conference of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE<\p>Offshore Technology...

Route 66 Crossings: Historic Bridges of the Mother Road, By Jim Ross. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016

Calendar: Bridges 2017
Featured bridges are: Tongjin Bridge (Nanxun, Huzhou, China); St. John's Bridge (Porto, Portugal); Foresthill Bridge (Placer County, California); San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (San Francisco, California);...

A Foundation Engineering Trip Down the Mississippi: Foundations for Mississippi River Bridges from Minnesota to Louisiana
Huckleberry Finn had his adventure, but for those interested in foundation engineering, this article will float you down the Mississippi River on your own encounter with the many bridges...

Spread Footings Revisited: Geotechnical Advances Lead to Expanded Use for Bridge Abutments
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has historically used steel shell piles to support highway bridge structures, probably due to a blend of familiarity and efficiency among...

 

 

 

 

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