Design-Build Procurement
This section addresses suggested means for reaching agreement between owner and DB team on the definition of expected geotechnical conditions....

Contributing Factors
This chapter examines contributing factors of the hurricane protection system failures, including the underappreciated risk to New Orleans, a piecemeal implementation of the hurricane...

The Need for Geotechnical Investigation
Knowledge of the subsurface conditions is needed to decide which type of foundation to use. In the discontinuous permafrost zone, some generalizations may be made about the location of...

Adjustable Foundation Design Development Innovations in Arctic Engineering
The purpose of adjustable foundation systems is to accommodate a wide variety of soils, including those which have low bearing capacity or which may be subject to settlement and/or horizontal...

Some Case Histories of Pile Foundations in Permafrost
Foundations for permafrost conditions should conform to one of three basic design principles: keep it frozen, let it thaw, or thaw the ground before construction. To keep the permafrost...

Refrigerated Foundations
Refrigeration systems used to cool foundations on frozen ground can be classified as either active or passive, depending on whether external energy is used to power the systems. If pumps,...

Foundation Engineering Handbook
Design and Construction with the 2006 International Building Code
This practical resource focuses on foundation engineering, emphasizing the geotechnical aspects and the use of the International Building Code(R). Chapters Include: . Chapter 1: Introduction...

Structural Steel Designer's Handbook
AISC, AASHTO, AISI, ASTM, AREMA, and ASCE-07 Design Standards
Mirroring the latest developments in materials, methods, codes, and standards in building and bridge design, this is a one-of-a-kind, definitive reference for engineers. Chapters include:...

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

Structures Congress 2006
Structural Engineering and Public Safety
Structures Congress 2006 highlights research in the broad areas of applied structural analysis, optimal structural design, structural control,...

Simulation/Optimization Modeling Post-Audits
S/O models have long been used to compute optimal strategies for user-specified optimization problems. It is useful to provide a retrospective of two S/O modeling applications, and how...

Impact on New Design
This chapter briefly discusses potential changes in bridge design following Hurricane Katrina....

Pictures: Importing AutoCAD Drawings and Pictures
This chapter discusses importing drawings and pictures in Microsoft Excel....

Foundation Design
This chapter discusses the tabulation of foundation design data in Microsoft Excel....

Load Resistance Factor Design
This chapter discusses the tabulation of load resistance factor design data in Microsoft Excel....

LRFD Compared to Working Strength Loads: Introduction
This chapter introduces the subject of load resistance factor design as compared to working strength loads....

LRFD Compared to Working Strength Loads
This chapter contains examples used to demonstrate the design of footings to resist seismic loads....

AutoCAD 2000 LISP Routines
This chapter contains AutoCAD 2000 LISP Routines for reference....

Wave Forces: Data Analysis and Engineering Calculation Method

Fire Following Earthquake
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph covers the entire range of fire following earthquake...

 

 

 

 

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