A Case Study of Ground Improvement for a Major Power Plant in Jacksonville, Florida

Some Effects of Soil Heterogeneity on Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations

Sinkhole Remediation beneath a Damaged Structure

Lime Cement Columns for the Reconstruction of Interstate 15 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Embankment Construction in an Urban Environment: The Interstate 15 Experience

Excavations in the Atlantic Piedmont

Design and Construction of a Jet-Grouted Excavation Support Wall in an Urban Environment

Mini-Pile Case Histories and a Tensile Load Test on an Instrumented Mini-Pile

Reducing Settlement Risks in Residual Piedmont Soils Using Rammed Aggregate Pier Elements

Limit Analysis of Reinforced Foundation Soils

Seismic Design of Highway Bridges: Recommended Specifications
Under the AASHTO-sponsored National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), a joint venture of the Applied Technology Council and the Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering...

A Framework for Performance-Based Seismic Design
The following probabilistic framework for seismic performance assessment is presented as an effective foundation for the development of performance-based guidelines. It suggests a generic...

Update of Serviceability Design Considerations for Low-Rise Steel Buildings
In 1990, the American Institute of Steel Construction published Servicability Design Considerations for Low-Rise Buildings by James M. Fisher and Michael A. West. This document was published...

Evolution of Composite Floor Systems in the United States
Composite floor systems, which combine structural steel beams with a cast-in-place concrete slab, have grown in popularity in the U.S. during the past 40 years. In most early applications,...

Small Firms, Big Dig
The local knowledge and technical expertise found in small engineering firms are often critical to the success of large projects. As one of the most comprehensive design and construction...

High-Tech Isolation
In the fast-paced world of telecommunications, the time to market is often the deciding factor in the success of an enterprise. With that thought in mind, AboveNet Communications, Inc.,...

The Long Arch
The proposed long-arch method of constructing large underground chambers is a novel variation of well-established cellular construction methods. But each cell is arch-shaped and is independent...

The Pentagon Project
The renovation of the Pentagon, now under way, is one of the most ambitious, complex, and challenging construction undertakings in contemporary history. It entails the equivalent of demolishing...

Under the Microscope
Forensic engineering is typically more complex than engineering design because it requires the integration of specialized knowledge of materials science, structural analysis and design,...

Foundations and Ground Improvement
This proceedings, Foundations and Ground Improvement, consists of papers presented and accepted for publication for the specialty conference,...

 

 

 

 

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