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...

Geotechnical Challenges in the Design and Construction of Petronas Towers

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:...

Strength Design in Aluminum
A Review of Three Codes
Prepared by the Task Committee on Strength Design in Aluminum of the Committee on Special Structures of the Committee on Metals of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. ...

Construction Speed and Existing Utilities

Geotechnical Highway Features...Accelerating Their Construction and Monitoring

Performance Monitoring for Accelerated Construction

The New Tacoma Narrows Suspension Bridge Introductory Project Information
On September 25, 2002, Notice-to-Proceed for a design-build agreement was issued by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), directing Tacoma Narrows Constructors (TNC),...

New Shear Stud Provisions for Composite Beam Design
The 2005 American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 2005) will contain significant changes to the shear connector provisions for...

Construction Practices and Defects in Drilled Shafts

Quality Management in Construction

Human Error in Constructed Projects

Toronto Takes Off
Travelers using Toronto's Pearson International Airport will soon be passing through a new, state-of-the-art terminal, the centerpiece of a 10-year airport redevelopment project....

Crossing the Hollandsch Diep
The design/build team charged with creating an aesthetically pleasing bridge in the Netherlands for high-speed rail faced tough requirements, among them tight construction tolerances and...

Repairing Pittsburgh's Portal
Engineering the rehabilitation of Pittsburgh's Fort Pitt Bridge and Fort Pitt Tunnel involved an extensive inspection of their condition and a detailed evaluation of alternative...

The Road from Kabul to Kandahār
To have any hope of successfully rebuilding its ware-ravaged economy, Afghanistan will need a reliable transportation infrastructure. Reconstruction this heavily mined highway under a...

The Best Alternative
The City of Portland, Oregon, is using a hybrid contracting scheme that combines the scheduling advantages of design/build with the control of a construction manager arrangement to construct...

A New Identity
By repairing and relocating steel trusses, replacing deteriorating approach spans, and replacing what, at the time of its construction, was regarded as a daring concrete truss, engineers...

Bridge and Tunnel Security
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the Federal Highway Administration recently convened a panel of esteemed researchers and experts in bridge and...

Outside the Box
Employing an innovative design that made construction quick and economical, the box girder structure carrying Highway N-2 over interstate 80 near Grand Island, Nebraska, became the first...

 

 

 

 

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