Aseismic Design of a 31-Story Frame-Wall Building

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

Nevada Mountain Road Includes Expansive Concrete Arch Bridge

Concrete Planet: The Strange and Fascinating Story of the World's Most Common Man-Made Material By Robert Courland. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, 2011.

Cagelike Frame Will Support Shanghai Tower's Twisting Curtain Wall

Evaluation of the Vistawall MSE Wall System by T&B Structural Systems
Final Report
The Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), serves as a clearinghouse for implementing highway innovation by conducting nationally focused, collaborative evaluations of...

A new roadside stop and picnic area located on a sheltered bay near Haveysund, Norway, along a tourist road that borders the Arctic Ocean features a series of circular and semicircular concrete-framed spaces linked by a curving concrete ramp that descends approximately 5 m from the roadway to the beach.

Evaluation of the Stone Strong Gravity Wall System by Stone Strong Systems: Final Report
This report was prepared as part of the HITEC evaluation for earth retaining systems. This evaluation was performed on STONE STRONG gravity walls, a precast modular wall developed, designed,...

Short Takes: Photo and Caption: The Team from California Polytechnical State University in Concrete Canoe Competition

Short Takes: University of California at Berkeley Wins Concrete Canoe Competition

Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Holds High-Rise Together during Simulated Earthquake

NewsBriefs: New Findings on Concrete Absorption of CO2

NewsBriefs: New Research Center Focuses on Concrete Sustainability

NewsBriefs: Concrete Laitance Discovered in Recently Constructed Bridge (Wisconsin Department of Transportation)

Short Takes: Reno Engineering Students Paddle Concrete Canoe to Victory

Estimation of Curve Numbers for Concrete and Asphalt
All impervious surfaces are assigned a Curve Number (CN) of 98. However, no field or experimental evidence exists (to our knowledge) that shows why the impervious CN was assigned a value...

Hydrologic Comparison of Four Types of Permeable Pavement and Standard Asphalt in Eastern North Carolina
A permeable pavement parking lot in eastern North Carolina consisting of four types of permeable pavement and standard asphalt was monitored from June 2006 to July 2007 for hydrologic...

Bridges: Precast-Concrete Deck System Keeps New York Bridge Open

Size and Scale Effects on the Shear Strength of Concrete Beams
This paper identifies and discusses the role of proper geometric scale of relevant parameters in the size effect in shear, particularly in terms of practical beam design. In the overall...





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