NewsBriefs: New Transportation Research Center Founded in United Kingdom

Railways and the Western European Capitals: Studies of Implantation in London, Paris, Berlin, and Brussels by Micheline Nilsen. New York City: Palgrave Macmillian, 2008

Eiffel's Tower: And the World's Fair Where Buffalo Bill Beguiled Paris, the Artists Quarreled, and Thomas Edison Became a Count by Jill Jonnes. New York City: Viking Penguin, 2009.

The Naming of Istanbul

Structures: Singapore's Observation Wheel Tops London Eye

Book Review Building London: The Making of a Modern Metropolis by Bruce Marshall. New York City: Universe Press 2008

Floodplain Delineation of the Ranillas Meander in Zaragoza Using GUAD-2D
After the selection of Zaragoza (Spain) as the host city of the International Expo 2008, the Gobierno de Aragón (i.e., the local government)...

An Experimental Study on the Behaviour of Full-Scale Composite Steel Frames under Furnace Loading
In view of recent large fires in tall buildings, such as One Meridian Square (USA), East Tower Central Park (Venezuela), World Trade Center (USA) and Windsor Tower (Spain), there has been...

People: Robertson Named Fellow of Engineers Ireland

A Sensitive Application of Modern Engineering for the Tower of London

Book Review: Environmental History of Water edited by Petri S. Juuti, Tapio S. Katko, and Heikki S. Vuorinen. London: IWA Publishing, 2007

Book Review: The Seven Hills of Rome: A Geological Tour of The Eternal City by Grant Heiken, Renato Funicello, and Donatella De Rita. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2007

The 1953 Dike Failures in the Netherlands

Book Review: Paradigms Lost: Learning from Environmental Mistakes, Mishaps, and Misdeeds by Daniel A. Vallero. Oxford, United Kingdom: Butterworth-Heinemann Elsevier, 2006

Book Review: Designed for Dry Feet: Flood Protection and Land Reclamation in the Netherlands by Robert J. Hoeksema. Reston, Virginia: ASCE Press, 2006

Book Review: Transport Policy and Funding by Dai Nakagawa and Ryoji Matsunaka. Oxford, United Kingdom: Elsevier Ltd., 2006

NewsBriefs: Slowing Atlantic Currents Could Lead to Colder Europe (The New York Times)

NewsBriefs: Sweden Seeks to Become Oil-Free (Guardian Unlimited)

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. ...

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...





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