Advances in Composite Materials and Mechanics
Recent advances in the development and use of composite materials have renewed interest in the applications of engineering mechanics in this growing field. This proceedings provides a...

Seismic Analysis of Buried Flexible Pipes

Seismic Ground Motion Studies for Assessing Failure Probability of an Earth Dam

Blasting a Breach in an Old Concrete Dam to Channel Water into a New Powerplant

Pipe Joint Failure Caused by an Inadequately Specified Constructed Environment

Role of Surge and Possible Mitigation in PCCP Design

Sources of Funding for Replacement and/or Repair of Defective PCCP

Shallow Insulated Foundation Failure Due to Frost Action: Case Study

Subgrade and Base: Some Considerations in Seasonally Cold Regions

Bridge Deck Waterproofing Membrane Evaluation

Safety Assessment Using Fuzzy Theory

Mitigation of Void Development under Bridge Approach Slabs Using Rubber Tire Chips
The problem of void development under bridge approach slabs has been correlated to the use of integral abutment bridges (Schaefer and Koch, 1992). This void development then causes settlement...

Lessons from the Failure of the LS Hydroelectric Power Project Dam

Habitat Development and Wastewater Treatment Wetlands: Natural Combination or Recipe for Failure?
Discussion session summary....

Tornado Aftermath: Questioning the Tools (Available Structural Engineering Special Issue Only)
In May 1997, several tornadoes hit central Texas. The strongest of these killed 27 people and destroyed about 40 single-family houses on the outskirts of Jarrell, north of Austin. A post-storm...

Oil Spill Prevention on the California Coast Facts, Failures and the Future

A Data Model for Managing GPS Travel Time Data

Reliability and Risk Considerations in Offshore Design and Operations

Scaffolding—What Can We Do? (Available only in Structural Engineering Special Issue)
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. investigated a construction site scaffolding collapse at a West Coast hotel which permanently injured three workers. The engineering investigation...

Iowa Travel Model Performance, Twenty Years Later

 

 

 

 

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