Flight Plan
The new student union at Florida’s Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University follows a form inspired by birds in flight. For the engineers, translating that vision into a series of exposed structural systems...

Powering Your Electric Vehicle: Affordability Starts with Properly Engineered Geomembrane Liner Systems
Lithium is a vital battery component, and lithium-ion batteries are especially interesting because in addition to being rechargeable, they present a high-energy density and low self-discharge, which means...

Charting A Course To Resilience: Geotechnical Efforts Enhance New Jersey’s Navigation System
The New Jersey (NJ) Marine Transportation System (MTS) is comprised of roughly 500 nautical miles of engineered waterways, thousands of docks, berths, and ramps, and two internationally significant ports....

Adaptive Infrastructure To Mitigate Future Climate Risk: Building Upon Our Geotechnical Engineering Heritage
It’s time to recognize that past extreme events may no longer serve as reliable proxies for the future. Current infrastructure design concepts rely on historical events, assuming temporal stationarity...

Lead-Free in Louisville
Long before lead in drinking water became a common concern, the Louisville Water Co. began a concerted campaign to identify and remove publicly owned lead service lines from its distribution system. Earlier...

Architects Plan Modern Twist For Historic Warehouse

Design/Build Project Sends BRT System Rolling Along in Richmond, Virginia

Delivering Olmsted Lock and Dam
The Olmsted Locks and Dam, the largest civil works project by the US Army Corps of Engineers since the Panama Canal, became operational in August 2018. More than 30 years in the making, the $3-billion...

Adaptive Management of Urban Excavations

Dried Lakes Do Tell Tales: Seismic Soil Amplification in Mexico City
Mexico City is a vibrant, urban metropolis — a living and breathing example of an "old layered city," where past civilizations coexisted with one another. Standing more than 2.2 km above sea level, surrounded...

“Touch Screens” for Roadways: Colorado Tests Smart Pavement
A smart pavement system will be installed in Colorado that can track movement atop it, detecting, for example, when a vehicle does not successfully navigate a dangerous, remote mountain corridor....

When Bridges, Roadways, and Dams Need Our Help: Innovative Techniques Can Help Save Our Nation's Critical Infrastructure
The nation's infrastructure is showing its age. The signs are obvious with structure distress, lack of functionality, and failure reported frequently over the last several decades. Specialty geotechnical...

Atlanta-Area Toll Lanes Project Will Include Bus Rapid Transit Along Major Corridor

Driverless Cars May Have Another Benefit

Supertall Timber
At 350 m tall, this supertower would be three times the height of the California Redwoods and boast a structural system that is 90 percent wood....

ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering
he ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering will serve as a medium for dissemination of research findings, best practices and concerns, and for discussion...

Photogrammetry for Rock Engineering: A Snapshot of State-of-the-Art Rock Mapping
Generally speaking, photogrammetry is the science of turning photographs into 3D models. While flashy advertisements may convey the idea that it's as simple as pushing a button (e.g., on a drone remote)...

Eyes in the Heavens: Satellite Technologies in Remote Site Monitoring
Installation and maintenance of instrumentation to monitor geotechnical projects in remote locales is usually more challenging than sites in urban areas for both technical and logistical reasons. In most...

Structurally Independent Theater Systems to Be Added to California High School Auditorium

Civil Engineers Asked to Contribute to Satellite Mission to Map Earth’s Surface Water

 

 

 

 

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