Using Forensic Engineering Techniques to Obtain Data from the Oklahoma City Bombing

Blast Loading and Response of Murrah Building

Lessons Learned and Recommendations for Better Designs—A Panel Discussion

Computer Misuse—Are We Dealing with a Time Bomb? Who is to Blame and What are We Doing about It?—A Panel Discussion

Modern Dimension Stone Quarrying and Fabrication Technologies

Computer Misuse and Lack of QA/QC-Is It a Time Bomb?

Waste Not: The Scottsdale Transfer Station (Available only in Structural Engineering Special Issue)
Scottsdale, Ariz., is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. In 1980, it had 88,000 residents; in 1997, it had 170,000. By 2020, demographers expect the population to surpass 275,000....

Forensic Engineering
This proceedings contains the papers resented at the First Forensic Engineering Congress, a special part of the American Society of Civil Engineers Annual Convention held in Minneapolis,...

The Bomb Used
This chapter discusses the details of the explosive used in the bombing....

The Murrah Building Design
This chapter reviews the design of the Murrah building....

Building Damage
This chapter discusses the extent of structural damage done to the Murrah building as well as neighboring structures....

Local, State, and Federal Response
This chapter outlines the response to the bombing by local, state, and federal authorities....

Comparison of Blast and Earthquake Effects on Reinforced Concrete Frame Structures
This chapter compares the damage done by an explosive blast and an earthquake....

Weapons Effects
This chapter comments on the effects of an explosive weapon on a structure....

Damage Mechanisms
This chapter comments on the sequence of structural damage following an explosion....

ASCE Activities
This chapter briefly comments on the role of ASCE in educating engineers on the effects of explosives on structures....

Structural Design for Vehicular Bombs

Whither Nuclear Waste Disposal—A 50th Anniversary View
The world recently observed the 50th anniversary of the first use of the atomic bomb. Thus major sources of nuclear wastes, from defense and power generation, have been around for slightly...

Designs for Blast Protection (Available only in Structures special issue)
The 1995 bombing of the Murrah building in Oklahoma City was the most deadly terrorist act in this country's history. What can engineers do to prevent such events in the future?...

Does ASCE Have a Responsibility to Mandate Continuing Education?
This paper won the Mead award for a paper by a younger member of ASCE. He notes that there is an exponential explosion of technology and knowledge and that more demands and higher expectations...

 

 

 

 

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