Material Difference
It was only fitting that the design of a center dedicated to the visual arts on the campus of Franklin & Marshall College feature an interplay of materials — from glass and concrete to steel and...

Life after Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities, By Peter Plastrik and John Cleveland. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2018

The New Carbon Architecture: Building to Cool the Climate, By Bruce King. Gabriola Island, British Columbia: New Society Publishers, 2017

Concrete Jungle: New York City and Our Last Best Hope for a Sustainable Future, By Niles Eldredge and Sidney Horenstein. Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2014

Pervious Concrete
Pervious concrete consists of a hydraulic cementitious binding system combined with an open-graded aggregate to produce a rigid pavement with typically 15% to 25% interconnected void space....

Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP)
Permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) consists of (impervious) manufactured concrete units that form permeable voids and joints, when assembled into a laying pattern. The openings...

Innovations in Geosynthetic Rolled Erosion Control Products: From Forests to Fibers
Over the last 50 years, many different types of geosynthetic rolled erosion control products (RECPs) have emerged, ranging from different structure types to different fiber types. Natural-fiber...

Resistance of Hardened Box-Type Structures

ASCE Foundation at the 2013 National Concrete Canoe Competition
Highlights from the 2013 National Concrete Canoe Competition, held June 20-22, 2013 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL....

Concrete Planet: The Strange and Fascinating Story of the World's Most Common Man-Made Material By Robert Courland. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, 2011.

Evaluation of the Vistawall MSE Wall System by T&B Structural Systems
Final Report
The Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), serves as a clearinghouse for implementing highway innovation by conducting nationally focused, collaborative evaluations of...

Evaluation of the Stone Strong Gravity Wall System by Stone Strong Systems: Final Report
This report was prepared as part of the HITEC evaluation for earth retaining systems. This evaluation was performed on STONE STRONG gravity walls, a precast modular wall developed, designed,...

Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures
Containing Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (TMS 402-11/ACI 530-11/ASCE 5-11), and Specification for Masonry Structures TMS 402-11/ACI 530-11/ASCE 6-11), and Companion Commentaries
Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures contains two standards and their commentaries: Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (TMS 402-11/ACI 530-11/ASCE...

Estimation of Curve Numbers for Concrete and Asphalt
All impervious surfaces are assigned a Curve Number (CN) of 98. However, no field or experimental evidence exists (to our knowledge) that shows why the impervious CN was assigned a value...

Size and Scale Effects on the Shear Strength of Concrete Beams
This paper identifies and discusses the role of proper geometric scale of relevant parameters in the size effect in shear, particularly in terms of practical beam design. In the overall...

Innovative Methods Used in the Design and Construction of the New Tacoma Narrows Bridge
On September 25, 2002, Notice-to-Proceed for a Design/Build Agreement was issued by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), directing Tacoma Narrows Constructors (TNC)...

Non-Destructive Strength Evaluation of a Continuous, Reinforced Concrete Slab Bridge
In the state of New Mexico, a significant number of reinforced concrete slab (RCS) bridges provide service on interstate highways I-10, I-25, and I-40 that are subjected to large amounts...

Toward a Unified Approach to Anchorage in Reinforced Concrete Design
The introduction of rationalized design procedures for cast-in and post-installed anchors inEurope and the U.S. was intended to provide a uniform factor of safety for anchorages inconcrete,...

Structural Condition Assessment
In Structural Condition Assessment, editor-in-chief Robert Ratay gathers together the leading people in the field to produce the first unified resource on all aspects of structural condition...

Reinforced Concrete Beam: Introduction
This chapter introduces the subject of reinforced concrete beams....

 

 

 

 

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