Stability and Loads
This chapter examines stability and loads. Topics include stability and lateral load resistance during construction; effective lengths of cantilever columns; effect on stability of frame...

Design Loads
This chapter discusses the types of loadings that should be considered when designing overhead power lines utilizing fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) poles. For infrastructure applications...

Loading Requirements for FRP Poles Utilized in other than Utility Line Applications

Wind Load Provisions
This chapter discusses the different procedures for evaluating design wind loads for buildings....

Examples
In this chapter, twelve examples illustrate how wind loads are determined using the simplified and analytical procedures described in ASCE 7-02. These examples provide guidance to the...

Up into the Sky
What is the future of the skyscraper? The events of September 11 have sparked numerous questions regarding the history and future of tall buildings in America, and before the World Trade...

Riparian Water Regulations
Guidelines for Withdrawal Limitations and Permit Trading
Sponsored by the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. This report explains how to regulate the routine withdrawal of water efficiently...

Breakwaters '99
First International Symposium on Monitoring of Breakwaters
The papers present state-of-art methods and technologies that are used in the structural and environmental monitoring of rubble mound breakwaters. Structural monitoring concerns the structural...

The Excavation
As the largest, most emotionally charged deconstruction effort ever undertaken in the United States comes to a close, the World Trade Center has been reduced to what it was 35 years ago:...

Dissecting the Collapses
The September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center horrified the civilized world. An estimated 2,830 human lives were extinguished by these attacks. In the aftermath of the events,...

Update of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No.74 Guidelines for Electrical Transmission Line Structural Loads
For many months there has been doubt that the latest version of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 74. Guidelines for Electrical Transmission Line Structural Loading,...

The Inside Story
A full-scale renovation of the interior of Oklahoma City's Civic Center Music Hall required shaving much of the depth from two trusses under load conditions, installing new...

Ahead of the Curve
Four curved steel girder bridges for Pittsburgh's light-rail project posed challenges ranging from multiple site constraints to special rail loads and welded rail interactions....

Economic Restoration of Concrete Infrastructure at Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
United States municipalities are spending hundreds of millions of dollars annually tore place and repair corroded concrete infrastructures in wastewater systems. Structures such as wet...

Load Test Program Pays Off

Micropiles: Think Small for Big Loads

Model Validation in Estimating Higher-Order Economic Losses from Natural Hazards

Watersheds: Preparing Students for the Future
Colorado State University continues to maintain the only undergraduate major in Watershed Science since its inception over four decades ago. As the flagship of Watershed Science, CSU has...

Watershed Management Strategies for the Sustainable Environmental Rehabilitation of Stressed Areas in Northern Greece
The present paper has a two prong emphasis. Firstly, it demarcates the physical, structural and socio-economic environment in central Macedonia and the associated water management issues....

Using Tracer Response Curves to Quantify Hydraulic and Channel Complexity of Prairie Creek, Northwestern California: Implications for Over Wintering Habitat for Juvenile Coho Salmon
This study measured and compared aspects of channel structural complexity with hydraulic complexity at a range of flows including winter storm flows. Five 200-meter reaches containing...

 

 

 

 

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