Uplifted
The new Fore River Bridge, near Boston, leaves more room vertically and horizontally for passing ships, and its lift towers employ several cost-saving innovations....

Originality Built In
The new Goethals Bridge linking New Jersey and New York is a twin cable-stayed crossing that incorporates an innovative cable-stayed anchor in its towers, which angle outward to keep melting in off the...

Force of Nature: The Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory
The Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel in Ontario, Canada, pioneered the field of wind engineering and improved a generation of thin and light bridges and towers....

Tornado Wind Effects on the Grand Gulf Cooling Tower

Interaction Effects of Reactor System and Its Supports

A New Deepwater Offshore Platform – The Guyed Tower

Regal Crossing
The 475 m long, asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge recently constructed in Bangkok at the behest of the king of Thailand features gold-colored stays, a sleek, enclosed deck structure, and...

First of Its Kind
The crossing designed to replace the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge, in New Haven, Connecticut, appears to be a cable-stayed bridge with unusually short towers but in fact is an extradosed...

The Nisqually, Washington, Earthquake of February 28, 2001
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph details the effects of the Nisqually, Washington,...

Winning Combination
The complex, 4.1-mi (6.6-km) long Richmond-San Rafael Bridge across San Francisco Bay is being upgraded as part of California's $2.5-billion program for seismically retrofitting...

Dynamic Response of Lattice Towers and Guyed Masts
Prepared by the Task Committee on the Dynamic Response of Lattice Towers of the Technical Committee on Special Structures and the Technical Administrative Committee on Metals of the Structural...

Suspension Solution
The new bridge across the Carquinez Strait near San Francisco, California, will upgrade an important transportation link across the Sacramento River. This new bridge, which renders the...

Golden Gate Update
A comprehensive seismic retrofit is under way to ensure that San Francisco's 2.74-km-long Golden Gate Bridge will remain in operation even after a maximum credible earthquake...

Cable Access
By moving the expansion joints off the main, cable-stayed span and creating innovative cable connections and tower configurations, Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas Inc. (PB)...

Retrofitting of a RC Cooling Tower: From Concrete Modelling to Structural Design

Introduction to the ASCE Guide for the Dynamic Response of Lattice Towers

Dynamic Analysis of Lattice Towers

Below Boston's New Bridge
The Charles River Bridge, a 10-lane cable-stayed structure will be the widest cable-stayed bridge in the world. The bridge is 1,460 ft long with a main span between towers of 745 ft. This...

Czech It Out (Available only in Structural Engineering Special Issue)
Bridge and transportation engineers and architects combined on the design of a unique bridge in a small city in the Czech Republic. The cable-stayed bridge only has one tower which is...

Guyed Structures Configurations
This section considers guyed structure configurations, such as single poles or masts, stub poles, H-frames, rigid frames, and masted towers....

 

 

 

 

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