The Chernobyl Problem
When the infamous accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant occurred in April 1986—a catastrophe that involved an explosion that blew off the top of one of the plant's...

Repeat Performance
Working with a budget of $10 million, engineers designing a new high-rise residential structure in New York City had to find creative ways to control costs. One budget-saving idea was...

Evaluation of the CON/SPAN Wingwall System
This evaluation was performed on CON/SPAN Wingwalls, precast concrete end walls for the CON/SPAN Bridge System developed, designed, and supplied by CON/SPAN Bridge System, Inc....

Ulitmate Behavior of R/C Bearing Walls: Experiment and Modeling

Behavior of Cyclically Loaded Shear Walls

Design and Construction of a Jet-Grouted Excavation Support Wall in an Urban Environment

Cross-Frame and Diaphragm Behavior in Skewed Bridges
The author examines the existing specifications and guidance for bracing provisions by AASHTO, AISC, and TxDot, and the need for developing bracing requirements....

High Resolution Pressure Measurements on Roofs of Low Buildings
Describing an instrumented module which was built with extremely high pressure tap density to use as a component of a roof or wall....

A DSM Wall for Excavation Support

Shear Key Reinforced DSM to Stabilize Excavation Support Walls

Application of Water Column Dampers to Control Motions of the Wall Centre, Vancouver
The Wall Centre, a 450 foot tall high-rise tower currently under construction in downtown Vancouver will be the highest building to be constructed in that city. Wind tunnel testing indicated...

Effective Analysis of Diaphragm Walls
Prepared by the Technical Committee on Performance of Structures during Construction of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. This report presents...

Application of High Strength and Self-Compacting Concrete for Continuous Diaphragm Walls

Reinforced Concrete Building Prediction Analyses

Precision Experiments for Evaluating Finite Element Models

Load Calculations and Comparisons with Precision Wall Test (PWT) Data

A Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis Model for Diaphragm Walls

Tubular Steel Walls for Residential Construction

Facade Repair and Rehabilitation Case Studies

Architectural Coatings for Repair and Protection of Concrete Facades





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