Material Difference
It was only fitting that the design of a center dedicated to the visual arts on the campus of Franklin & Marshall College feature an interplay of materials � from glass and concrete to steel and...

Marin County, California, Creates World�s First Low-Carbon Concrete Code

Composite Special Moment Frames
Wide Flange Beam to Concrete-Filled Steel Column Connections
Prepared by the Composite Construction Committee of the Metals Technical Administrative Committee of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCEComposite Special Moment Frames: Wide Flange Beam to Concrete-Filled...

We Have Liftoff: Space Coast Hosts National Concrete Canoe Competition

Permeable Concrete Could Be Improved with Cured Carbon Fiber Composite Material, Study Finds

Concrete Canoe Competition Still Inspires at 30
This year ASCE celebrates the 30th anniversary of its National Concrete Canoe Competition....

Self-Healing Concrete Uses Natural Stone Formation Processes

Concrete Additive Proved to Melt Snow without Deicing Salts

Stealth is indeed an apt name for the free-form sculpture of thin reinforced concrete created by Tristan Al-Haddad, an assistant professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology�s School of Architecture, for the plaza in Atlanta in front of the Promenade tower...

Spread Footings Revisited: Geotechnical Advances Lead to Expanded Use for Bridge Abutments
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has historically used steel shell piles to support highway bridge structures, probably due to a blend of familiarity and efficiency among...

Concrete Jungle: New York City and Our Last Best Hope for a Sustainable Future, By Niles Eldredge and Sidney Horenstein. Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2014

National Usage of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil to Support Bridges
The Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Integrated Bridge System (GRS IBS) was developed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) almost 20 years ago to help meet the demand for the next...

Porous Asphalt and Permeable Friction Course Overlays
Porous asphalt typically consists of conventional warm mix asphalt (WMA) or hot mix asphalt (HMA) with significantly reduced fines resulting in an open-graded mixture that allows water...

Pervious Concrete
Pervious concrete consists of a hydraulic cementitious binding system combined with an open-graded aggregate to produce a rigid pavement with typically 15% to 25% interconnected void space....

Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP)
Permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) consists of (impervious) manufactured concrete units that form permeable voids and joints, when assembled into a laying pattern. The openings...

Grid Pavement
Open grid pavements consist of concrete or plastic units with large surface openings filled with a permeable joint material, typically small aggregate (ASTM No. 8 or No. 89), sand, or...

Shape Memory Alloys Could Bring Stabilizing Force to Concrete Infrastructure

Resistance of Hardened Box-Type Structures

ASCE Foundation at the 2013 National Concrete Canoe Competition
Highlights from the 2013 National Concrete Canoe Competition, held June 20-22, 2013 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL....

U.K. Research Team Developing Concrete That Heals Its Own Cracks

 

 

 

 

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