A Glass Act
The Museum of Glass under construction in Tacoma, Washington, is the centerpiece of a plan to develop brownfield sites on the Thea Foss Waterway. The $57.3-million museum project includes...

Rediscovering the Lost City
Since 1994, Kenneth R. Wright, P.E., of Wright Water Engineers, in Denver, has been studying evidence of civil engineering at the ruins of Machu Picchu—an ancient Inca city in the Andes...

Cliff-Hanger
To create an arch bridge over a river gorge in Oregon without disturbing the canyon walls or floor below, engineers combined a segmental construction scheme with a temporary cable-stay...

How to Use Modern Wet Mix Shotcrete Technology for Single Shell Permanent Tunnel Linings

Early Age Properties of Shotcrete

Making the Most of HPC
Developing high-performance concrete (HPC) was only the first step toward bringing a material with improved durability, strength, constructability, and mechanical properties to the bridge...

The Future of Airports
Through a series of meetings and surveys, professionals involved in the design, engineering, construction, and maintenance of airports throughout the United States and Canada have identified...

Transporting Hong Kong
In response to a mobile, rapidly growing population, Hong Kong's Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation is constructing West Rail, a HK$51.7 billion (U.S.$6.7 billion), 30.5 km...

Monitoring Two Tunnels
Two pilot projects for bored tunneling in soft soil have been undertaken in the Netherlands under the authority of the Centre for Underground Construction: the Second Heinenoord Tunnel...

FEM Analysis for Structural Performance Design of Concrete Structures

Ties to Excellence
The new Exhibition Center London (ExCeL) on the north side of the Royal Victoria Dock in London is just one of many structures altering the Docklands' landscape. The roof...

Shotcrete for Underground Support VIII
This proceedings contains papers presented at the Eighth International Conference on Shotcrete for Underground Support, which took place in Campos do Jordão, Brazil, in April 1999. It...

Structural Steel Selection Considerations
A Guide for Students, Educators, Designers, and Builders
Sponsored by the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE; American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc. This report describes the properties of steel...

Foundations in Carbonate Rocks and Karst

Foundations in Weathering Profiles from Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks

Foundations and Ground Improvement in the Urban Environment

Load Transfer Behavior of Soil-Cement Columns in Soft Ground

Grouting Program Bridges New Building Loads over Unused Railroad Tunnel

The Treatment by Jet Grouting of a Bridge Foundation on Karstic Limestone

Grouting of Elevated Subway Foundations, Brooklyn, NYC

 

 

 

 

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