Research Briefs: Computer Company to Develop Multiple Advanced Sensors

Current Programs in American Post-Secondary Wood Design Education
Wood engineering has been a requirement in civil/structural engineering education curricula forcenturies. In 1990, a comprehensive survey was conducted of wood engineering educationprograms...

Evaluation of Geopier Rammed Aggregate Piers by Geopier Foundation Company
Final Report
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC). This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capabilities...

A Probabilistic Investigation of Foundation Design for Offshore Gravity Structures

Buildings: Chicago Tower's 'Wavelike' Design Features Different Shapes for Every Floor

Corebits: Industry News — The House Science Committee Reports Two Bills Designed to Boost U. S. Competitiveness in Science and Engineering; Design and Construction of Driven Pile Foundations: Lessons Learned on the Central Artery/Tunnel Project; GAO Report Details How to Improve Funding for Leaking Underground Storage Tanks; President's Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Request; Finite Elements in Geotechnical Engineering Colorado School of Mines

Bridges: Swedish Road Bridge Features Airtight Steel Box Design

Bridges: Singapore Pedestrian Bridge to Feature Double Helical Design

Short Takes: Agreement Signed to Develop LRFD Standard

Aviation: Design Concept Unveiled for New Mexico Space Terminal

NewsBriefs: Software Addresses Water Contamination (Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture)

Structures Congress 2007
The Congress' technical program was designed with the practicing structural engineer in mind while maintaining a rigorous standard for the academic presentations. Topics include:...

Bridges: Missouri River Span Blends Economy, Aesthetics

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...

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,...

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

Marcuson Discusses Seismic Design and Embankment Dams at 4th CECAR

2007 Honors and Awards: Robert H. Scanlan Medal

Bridges: Ningbo Bridge Design Features Asymmetrical Pylons





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