Failure of a Large Circular Excavation
A circular excavation, 117 feet (36 m) in diameter by 90 feet (27 m) deep, was designed by an experienced engineering firm and construction was performed by an experienced contractor....

Failure of a Twenty-Foot High Retaining Wall
A cantilever retaining wall, designed in apparent accord with provisions in a civil engineering handbook, failed soon after construction. Analyses of the causes of the failure are presented....

Dynamic Response of the Hood-Canal Floating Bridge

Dynamic Response of Floating Bridge to Wave Forces

Measurements of On-Site Dynamic Parameters for Seismic Evaluations

Calculated Examples of Long-Span Bridge Response to Wind

Increased Seismic Resistance of Highway Bridges Using Improved Bearing Design Concepts

Chicago River Bridges By Patrick McBriarty. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2013

Calendar: Bridges 2015
Featured bridges are: Stewart Canyon Bridge (Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada); Old Trails Bridge (Topock, Arizona); Joso Bridge (Lyons Ferry, Washington); Forth Bridge (Queensferry,...

Back-Analysis in Tunneling: Current State and Future Endeavors

Calendar: Bridges 2014
Featured bridges include: Yaquina Bay Bridge, Newport, OR; Wheeling Suspension Bridge, Wheeling, WV; Ponte de Lima, Ponte de Lima, Portugal; Harvey Canal Bridge, Harvey, LA; Los Pinos...

What Is Foundation Failure?

Calendar: Bridges 2013
Featured bridges are: Kurilpa Bridge, Brisbane, Australia; La Roche-sur-Yon Footbridge, La Roche-sur-Yon, France; I-35W St. Anthony Falls Bridge (MN); High Trestle Trail Bridge (IA); Glenfinnan...

New Jersey Causeway Replacement Nears Completion

Structures Congress 2012
Forging Connections in the Windy City
Proceedings of Structures Congress 2012, held in Chicago, Illinois, March 29-31, 2012. Sponsored by the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. Structures Congress 2012 contains 202...

To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure, By Henry Petroski. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press, 2012

Calendar: Bridges 2012
Featured bridges are: Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, NV; Bridge of Aspiration, London; Woodrow Wilson Bridge, VA-MD; Purple People Bridge, Cincinnati, OH; Golden Gate Bridge,...

The Failure of the South Pass 70 B Platform in Hurricane Camille

Restoring the Winton Lake Bridge

Sheet Pile Supported Bridge Abutments for Accelerated Bridge Construction

 

 

 

 

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