Test Loading of Piles and New Proof Testing Procedure

Determining the True Distributions of Load in Instrumented Piles

Facing the Challenges in Educational, Technological and Social Change Leading to 2050

Parallel Wire Resistance Wave Meter

Load Test Options for Helical Piles Using the Osterberg Cell

Evaluation of Hutton TLP Response to Environmental Loads

U.S. Implementation of LRFD for Earth Retaining Structures

Women in Engineering
Professional Life
Women in Engineering: Professional Life illuminates the professional lives of today's women engineers through articles, lectures,...

Conical Test Load Measuring Compressibility
(Originally published in J. of Geotechnical Engineerin, 1993, 119(5) 965-971.)...

Asphalt Parking Lot Runoff Nutrient Characterization for Eight Sites in North Carolina, USA
The objectives of this study were to characterize asphalt parking lot runoff quality and determine factors influencing nutrient concentrations and loads. Event mean concentrations (EMCs)...

Toward a Unified Approach to Anchorage in Reinforced Concrete Design
The introduction of rationalized design procedures for cast-in and post-installed anchors inEurope and the U.S. was intended to provide a uniform factor of safety for anchorages inconcrete,...

An Experimental Study on the Behaviour of Full-Scale Composite Steel Frames under Furnace Loading
In view of recent large fires in tall buildings, such as One Meridian Square (USA), East Tower Central Park (Venezuela), World Trade Center (USA) and Windsor Tower (Spain), there has been...

Humanities and Social Sciences

Surviving Nature's Forces
This white paper considers that civil engineers were much involved in building the infrastructure of the communities that were destroyed. We question some of the basic tenets of the role...

Fundamentals of Risk Assessment
Risk, expressed in terms of potential human sufferings and economic losses, is very real and its significance is particularly important when considering natural hazards. For effective...

Lessons Learned from the December 26, 2004 Sumatra Quake and Tsunami
On December 26, 2004, a devastating earthquake occurred off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, creating seismic and tsunami waves felt by people who live around the Indian Ocean....

Structurally Enhanced Foundations: A Functional Solution to Thaw Strain in Frozen Sand and Gravel
Some building sites with perennially frozen soil profiles are developed using nonelevated, conventional-appearing foundation systems. These sites consist of frozen sands and gravels and...

Marginal Permafrost a Foundation Material in Transition
At the edges of the world's cold regions lie areas of marginal permafrost. It is a changing landscape that seems to be growing in extent, yet it retains chameleon-like qualities...

Characterizing the Pathways and Characteristics of Nutrients Discharging from Ground-Water to Surface Water
Any investigation of surface-water quality for a lake or pond requires accurate estimates of the contributing contaminant or nutrient loads. In many cases, inflow from the adjacent ground...

Infrastructure Planning Handbook
Planning, Engineering, and Economics
The book covers the concepts, methods, and management skills necessary to plan and maintain infrastructure. Topics include major infrastructure projects in context; master planning; infrastructure...

 

 

 

 

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