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Load Modeling

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Assessment of Existing Structures

Quality Management in Construction

Quality Management of Structural Design

Glen Oaks: Design and Implementation of a Riparian Regional Detention Facility

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),...

Book Review: Mosque by David Macaulay. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003

Book Review: Building Down Barriers: A Guide to Construction Best Practice by Clive Thomas Cain. New York City: Spon Press, 2003

Book Review: Refabricating Architecture: How Manufacturing Methodologies Are Poised to Transform Building Construction by Stephen Kieran and James Timberlake. New York City: McGraw-Hill, 2004

Book Review: Dark Age Ahead by Jane Jacobs. New York: Random House, 2004

Book Review: Urban Sprawl and Public Health: Designing, Planning, and Building for Healthy Communities by Howard Frumkin, Lawrence Frank, and Richard Jackson. Boca Raton, Florida: Island Press, 2004

Book Review: Design of Marine Facilities for the Berthing, Mooring, and Repair of Vessels by John W. Gaythwaite. Reston, Virginia: ASCE Press, 2004

Book Review: The New Transit Town: Best Practices in Transit-Oriented Development; Refabricating Architecture: How Manufacturing Methodologies Are Poised to Transform Building Construction; Neville on Concrete: An Examination of Issues in Concrete Practice; and Giant telescopes: Astronomical Ambition and the Promise of Technology

Outdoor Human Comfort and Its Assessment
Prepared by the Task Committee on Outdoor Human Comfort of the Aerodynamics Committee of ASCE. This report describes state-of-the-art methods for assessing...

Structural Expression in Wind Sensitive Structures
Architectural details can impact both the local cladding pressures on a structure as well as the overall structural response. Figure 1 shows a pair of roof corner vortices on the upper...

Water Treatment Plant Design
Let a team of water treatment plant design experts . with contributions from more than 30 international authorities -- give you comprehensive guidance on modernizing existing water treatment...

The Benefits of Virtual Building Tools
Several short case studies illustrate how virtual building tools enable designers, builders, and owners to test any aspect of a project's design, organization, and schedule...

A Realistic Vision for the Future of IT in Civil Engineering and a Plan for Achieving It
In October 2001, a group of experts from the capital projects industry met in San Antonio, Texas to begin development of a comprehensive technology research and development (R&D)...

 

 

 

 

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