Direct Causes of the Catastrophe
This chapter examines direct physical causes of the hurricane protection system failures, including soil strength assessments and pumping station limitations....

Post and Pad
As the name implies, this type of foundation consists of a concrete or wood pad placed on or buried in the ground. It is the lowest priced option for buildings on frozen silt, which may...

Characterization of Interaction of Surface Water and Groundwater in the El Paso Lower Valley of Texas
El Paso is located in the Chihuahua desert and prone to long periods of extreme drought. With the river drought, regional irrigation districts only received 34% and 38%of a full water...

Geotechnical Challenges in the Design and Construction of Petronas Towers

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...

Structures Congress 2006
Structural Engineering and Public Safety
Structures Congress 2006 highlights research in the broad areas of applied structural analysis, optimal structural design, structural control,...

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

Reinforced Concrete Beam
This chapter discusses the tabulation of reinforced concrete beams data in Microsoft Excel....

Concrete Shear
This chapter discusses the tabulation of concrete shear data in Microsoft Excel....

Concrete Biaxial Column: Introduction
This chapter introduces the subject of concrete biaxial columns....

Concrete Biaxial Column: Composite Circular Column
This chapter discusses the tabulation of composite circular column data in Microsoft Excel....

Concrete Biaxial Column: Partial Shell
This chapter discusses the tabulation of partial shell data in Microsoft Excel....

Concrete Biaxial Column: Photographs
This chapter includes photographs of concrete biaxial columns....

Concrete Shear
This chapter discusses the tabulation of concrete shear data in Microsoft Excel....

Embed
This chapter discusses the tabulation of tension, compression, and flexural development data in Microsoft Excel....

Reinforced Concrete Beam
This chapter discusses the tabulation of reinforced concrete beam data in Microsoft Excel....

Inelastic Analysis of Fixed Offshore Platforms for Earthquake Loading

Strength Design in Aluminum
A Review of Three Codes
Prepared by the Task Committee on Strength Design in Aluminum of the Committee on Special Structures of the Committee on Metals of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. ...

The New Tacoma Narrows Suspension Bridge Introductory Project Information
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),...

New Shear Stud Provisions for Composite Beam Design
The 2005 American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 2005) will contain significant changes to the shear connector provisions for...

 

 

 

 

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