Deep Freeze
In engineering, overcoming a failure can sometimes be more instructive than completing a project with unqualified success. Such was the case with the collapse and repair of a force main...

Countering Chemical and Biological Terrorism
Prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11, building protection related to terrorism primarily focused on the threat of bombs detonated inside vechicles. However the September 2001...

Training Grounds
A state-of-the-art training facility at a Texas community college is ready to train fire and rescue personnel to cope with disasters ranging from fuel fires and floods to collapsing structures...

Saving Saluda
One of the largest roller-compacted-concrete berms in the United States will stand sentinel in case South Carolina's Saluda Dam undergoes liquifaction in response to strong...

Going Against the Grain
Conventional wisdom has it that granular soils perform better in mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) wall systems. Their properties are well known and simple to express in mathematical...

Dam within a Dam
A routine inspection of the Rock Run Dam, an 84-year-old Ambursen-type structure in Chester County, Pennsylvania, revealed major stress cracks and water stains on the inside face of the...

Performance Evaluation of Damage and Plasticity Formulations for Concrete

Post-Peak Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Using Localization Signal

Analysis of Inelastic Behavior and Failure Modes of Confined Concrete by Elasto-Plastic Softening Model

Modeling and Simulation of Concrete Materials

Entire Load-Displacement Characteristics for Direct Shear Failure of Concrete

Development of Lattice Equivalent Continuum Model for Analysis of Cyclic Behavior of Reinforced Concrete

Modeling of Shear Beahvior of RC Bridge Structures

Ductility and Failure Modes of Single Reinforced Concrete Columns

Lattice Model Prediction for Ultimate Deformation of RC Columns Subjected to Cyclic Loading

Response Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Frames in Railroad Viaducts Damaged by the Hyogo-Ken-Nanbu Earthquake

Cyclic Analysis of RC Columns: Macro-Element Approach

Three-Dimensional Shear Failure of RC Columns after Cyclic Loading

Open Forum on Construction Failures

Urban Public Transportation in Chennai and Its Operations and Use by People
The main problem in the city was the decreasing share of mass transit trips by rail. The planners desire that the public transport trips should be 60%. It also desired that in Chennai,...





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