Guidance for Faculty, Students, Engineer Interns, and Practitioners
This chapter offers guidance to faculty, students, engineer interns, and practitioners in the hope that interested individuals will find insight and advice applicable to their particular...

Surviving Nature's Forces
This white paper considers that civil engineers were much involved in building the infrastructure of the communities that were destroyed. We question some of the basic tenets of the role...

Surviving Natural Forces from Taiwanese Civil Engineers Perspective
A natural disaster is an unexpected or uncontrollable natural event that usually results in widespread destruction of property or loss of life. Taiwan is located in a geographically unique...

Lessons Learned from the December 26, 2004 Sumatra Quake and Tsunami
On December 26, 2004, a devastating earthquake occurred off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, creating seismic and tsunami waves felt by people who live around the Indian Ocean....

Wire-Line Vane Probe for Deep Penetration Measurements of Ocean Sediment Strength

Geo-Denver 2007
New Peaks in Geotechnics
Proceedings of Geo-Denver 2007, New Peaks in Geotechnics, held in Denver, Colorado, February 18-21, 2007. Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE. This collection contains nearly 300 papers...

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers from the Early Years: Volume Two
Prepared by the Program Committee, Offshore Technology Conference, of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This series presents...

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2006
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 171, 2006 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal and periodical papers and technical notes, Civil Engineering - ASCE feature...

Hurricane Katrina: Geotechnical Observations in Biloxi, Mississippi

Geotechnical Effects from the October 15, 2006 Kiholo Bay and Hawi, Hawaii Earthquakes

Geotechnical Considerations in Foundation Design of Offshore Gravity Structures

Geotechnical Innovation and Its U.S. Barriers

What Geo-Professionals Should Know About Patents

Structures Congress 2007
The Congress' technical program was designed with the practicing structural engineer in mind while maintaining a rigorous standard for the academic presentations. Topics include:...

Background
This section contains background information on the geotechnical report....

Geotechnical Reports
This section discusses the geotechnical data report, geotechnical memoranda for design, and the geotechnical baseline report....

Design-Build Procurement
This section addresses suggested means for reaching agreement between owner and DB team on the definition of expected geotechnical conditions....

Structurally Enhanced Foundations: A Functional Solution to Thaw Strain in Frozen Sand and Gravel
Some building sites with perennially frozen soil profiles are developed using nonelevated, conventional-appearing foundation systems. These sites consist of frozen sands and gravels and...

Adjustable Foundation Design Development Innovations in Arctic Engineering
The purpose of adjustable foundation systems is to accommodate a wide variety of soils, including those which have low bearing capacity or which may be subject to settlement and/or horizontal...

Hydrosystems Engineering Uncertainty Analysis
Focusing on issues of civic interest, this comprehensive practice manual teaches the application of uncertainty analysis for more sustainable hydrosystem design and management. Created...

 

 

 

 

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