Centrifugal Modeling and Numerical Analysis of the Improvement of Soft Clay under Embankment

Structural Lumber from Small-Diameter Western U.S. Softwood Trees
The purpose of this study was to determine the mechanical properties, and corresponding economic value, of dimension lumber produced from selected over-stocked forest stands of small-diameter...

Coupled Three-Dimensional Analysis of the Slab Foundation for the Magnetic Levitation Tranportation System (TRANSRAPID) in Germany

Evaluation of the Trevipark Automated Parking System
Prepared by the Civil Engineering Innovative Technology Evaluation Center, a CERF innovation center serving the engineering and construction industries. ...

Urban Planning and Development Applications of GIS
Sponsored by the Geographic Information Systems Subcommittee of the Urban Planning and Development Division of ASCE. This report provides the most...

Open Forum on Construction Failures

Soil Sampling
This manual addresses the principles, equipment, procedures, limitations for obtaining, handling, and preserving soil samples for geotechical investigations in support of civil and military...

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...

Design of Structure and Damping System to Control Motions of the Park Tower, Chicago
Park Tower, a 67 story condominium/hotel project currently under construction on the Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL, will be the first building in North America in recent times that utilizes...

Development of Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Manual
A study was conducted to develop updated principles, practices, and procedures for transit capacity and quality of service. Such a study focuses on developing a new Transit Capacity and...

Modeling Surface Trapped River Plumes: A Sensitivity Study

The Gaspé Current and Cyclonic Motion over the Northwestern Gulf of St. Lawrence

Numerical Modeling Experiments of the East (Japan) Sea Circulation and Mesoscale Eddy Generation Based on POM-ES

Monitoring and Performance Analysis of Protection Works at Rosslare Strand
Post construction monitoring and performance analysis has become an important part of many major coastal protection projects. In the past such work was carried out very much on an ad-hoc...

Low Cost Sand Re-Nourishment to Combat Chronic Beach Erosion: Long Beach, California
The City of Long Beach has analyzed and attempted numerous methods of beach erosion control and mitigation along Peninsula Beach. With the exception of beach nourishment, nothing has proven...

Towers in Motion (available in Structural Engineering Special Section only)
Undersea towers are typically designed to rigidly resist the forces of water and wind. But one type of tower is designed to be flexible and, rather than rely on its platform strength to...

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...

The Determination of Soil Strength for a Stability Analysis

Design Live Loads for Parking Garages
The objective of this research project is to obtain a better understanding of parking garage live loads and to recommend an appropriate value for design. A load survey was conducted in...

Environmentally Friendly Transport of Reservoir Sediment for Beach Nourishment with EDDY Pump
Sand impounded behind hydroelectric, flood-control and debris dams not only diminishes the intended function of the reservoir, but also starves downstream coastline by denying natural...

 

 

 

 

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