Fatigue Damage Accumulation Under Stochastic Stress Histories
An extensive simulation study was performed to generate random Gaussian stress time histories from power spectral densities (psd's). The psd's of time histories were selected to represent...

Experimental Measurements of Dynamic Loads Imposed by Moving Crowds
Dynamic forces generated by moving occupants were measured using an instrumented forces platform. Experiments were conducted for several sets of loads due to individuals and groups of...

Seismic Response of Concrete Tilt-Up Systems
A Summary of the measured dynamic response of a one-story, till-up warehouse located in Hillister, California, is presented. Acceleration and relative displacement histories may be used...

The Structural History of the Jacob Bachmann Tavern
The Jacob Bachmann Tavern is located in Easton, Pennsylvania. It is a collection of four interconnected buildings that have been constructed and modified over a period of 240 years. Structural...

History and Development of Fabric Structures
Except for the cave, the tent has been the dwelling for most nomadic peoples from the Ice Age to the present. Until recently, the three basic forms used are namely, the conical, the widespread...

Historical, Current and Upcoming Regulation Schedules for Lake Okeechobee
This paper reviews historical information of regulation practices for Lake Okeechobee since the beginning of the century. It also describes and analyzes the multipurpose objectives associated...

Understanding the Uses of History in Water Resources Planning and Management
Understanding how water resources decisions (technical, regulatory, structural, or managerial) have been made is necessary to provide the water industry with a perception of complex human...

Spring Deposits and Late Pleistocene Ground-Water Levels in Southern Nevada

Estimating Past Precipitation and Temperature from Fossil Ostracodes

Late Glacial Climate Estimates for Southern Nevada the Ostrocode Fossil Record

Potential of Vertebrate Studies for Assessing Past Climate Variations

Late Holocene Climate Derived From Vegetation History and Plant Cellulose Stable Isotope Records From the Great Basin of Western North America

An Interactive Computer Code for Generations of Artificial Earthquake Records
A new interactive computer code is presented in this work for the calculation of artificial earthquake records that comply with any arbitrarily specified target response spectra or power...

Displacement of Landmark Building Resulting from Adjacent Construction Activities
This paper describes the observations and presents comments related to the measurement of settlement and the avoidance of damage to a historic structure in the City of New York from adjacent...

Brief History of the Port of Sines and General Presentation of West Breakwater

Deep Dig, Tight Squeeze
Since it opened in 1928, the North Station/Boston Garden Complex has secured a firm place in local history. Boston Garden, home of the Bruins hockey and Celtics basketball teams, has been...

Japan Builds 21st Century Monuments
Japanese civil engineers are designing and constructing an extensive array of 21st century landmarks that incorporate innovative technology applied to industrial restructuring, advanced...

The Engineer As Preservationist
Engineers in the U.S. have been involved in historic preservation at least since 1966, the year ASCE's Committee on the History and Heritage of Civil Engineering designated...

History of Entrance Channel Dredging and Disposal Operations: St. Marys, Georgia/Florida

Spanning the Grand Canyon
Replacement of a bridge across the Grand Canyon challenged engineers to create a design in keeping with the area's beauty, history and protected environment. Their answer...

 

 

 

 

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