Site Constraints Complicate a Bulkhead Replacement: It Takes a Team to Overcome the Challenges
North American Aggregates (NAA), a leading supplier of aggregates in the New York area, recently constructed a new processing facility in Perth Amboy, NJ. One of the final components of the new facility...

The investigations: The World Trade Center towers
On Aug. 21, 2002, the National Institute of Standards and Technology announced it would conduct a building and fire safety investigation of the World Trade Center disaster. This investigation was conducted...

Pipe Characteristics
Microtunneling pipe should meet the following general requirements: Circular shape with a flush outside surface (including at the joints); Strength sufficient to withstand both the installation...

Dynamic Shearing Properties Of Compacted Clay
A series of 116 Q-type triaxial compression tests was performed using specimens of Goose Lake clay compacted at water contents ranging from 9 percent dry of optimum to 3 percent on the...

Estimation of Consolidation Properties of Clay from Field Observations
Analyses to obtain theoretical time-settlement curves for embankments typically make use of soil properties measured in the laboratory on small disturbed samples subject to strain rates...

Behaviour of Open-Ended Pipe Piles in Sand During Installation and Loading
An experimental study was performed to investigate the physical processes which influence the axial load capacities of open-ended steel pipe piles in sand. A double-walled pipe pile was...

Geo-Shanghai 2014
Proceedings of the Geo-Shanghai 2014 International Conference, held in Shanghai, China, May 26-28, 2014. Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE. These...

The Soil-Rock Boundary: What Is It and Where Is It?

On the Evaluation of Static Soil Properties

Shear Transfer Behavior of a 30-in. Pile in Silty Clay

Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics
The Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics brings science and applications together on nanoscale and nanostructured materials, with emphasis on mechanics, processing, characterization, design, modeling,...

Seismic Behavior of Tubular Steel Offshore Platforms

Chemical Grouting
Chemical grouting is used in underground construction primarily on soft-ground shafts and tunnels in an effort to control cohesionless or running ground conditions by modifying the soil....

Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants
Fully revised and updated, this three-volume set from the Water Environment Federation and the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers presents...

Heave Distress Problems in Chemically-Treated Sulfate-Laden Materials

Characterizing the Slaking Behavior of Clay-Bearing Rocks

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers from the Early Years: Volume Four
Prepared by the Subcommittee on Offshore Technology Conference Support of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This series presents...

Geology and Engineering Behavior of Connecticut Valley Varved Clay

The Nature and Behavior of Sensitive Marine Clays

Behavior of Soft Clays under Earthquake Loading Conditions

 

 

 

 

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