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),...

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...

Glen Oaks: Design and Implementation of a Riparian Regional Detention Facility

Introduction

Safety Concepts and Risk Management

Load Modeling

Reliability Analysis

Soils and Foundations

Assessment of Existing Structures

Quality Management of Structural Design

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....

Exceeding Expectations
As part of an upgrade of a Michigan wastewater treatment plant, project designers are responding to community demands for a high-performing facility. The result - the largest membrane...

Crossing the Hollandsch Diep
The design/build team charged with creating an aesthetically pleasing bridge in the Netherlands for high-speed rail faced tough requirements, among them tight construction tolerances and...

Finished With a Flourish
The Walt Disney Concert Hall has survived budgeting shortfalls, a major earthquake, and formidable design changes to become an evocative beacon for the arts in downtown Los Angeles....

A More Perfect Union
Established to promote greater public understanding of the United States Constitution, the National Constitution Center facility in Philadelphia is a structure of complex geometries articulated...

Transformation on the Sound
The recently completed renovation and expansion of the Sound School - a unique vocational school devoted to the study of aquaculture in New Haven, Connecticut - benefited greatly from...

Torsion of Reinforced Concrete -A Historical Overview
The story of torsion of reinforced concrete must start with the French professor, C. L. Navier. In his landmark book (Navier, 1826) he rigorously derived the first rational theory for...

Overview of Structural Behavior of Members Subjected to Torsion
The torsion strength of concrete beams depends on many factors, such as the amount of reinforcement, the volumetric ratios of longitudinal and transverse steel bars, the concrete strength,...

Advances in Analytical Modeling of Torsional Members
The basic formula for calculating the torsional strength of reinforced concrete members was developed by Rausch (1929) using the space truss concept. Unfortunately, Rausch's equation may...

A Tale of Two Towers: The Foundations
In preparing two lots in New York City's Times Square as sites for modern skyscrapers, engineers devised foundations and structural systems that would allow for subway lines,...

 

 

 

 

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