Innovations in Geosynthetic Rolled Erosion Control Products: From Forests to Fibers
Over the last 50 years, many different types of geosynthetic rolled erosion control products (RECPs) have emerged, ranging from different structure types to different fiber types. Natural-fiber...

Thornton Composite Reservoir Greatly Boosts Chicago's CSO Storage Capacity

3-D Printed Building Highlights Promise of Innovative Materials, Methods

Mechanisms Controlling the Permeability of Clays
Coefficients of permeability, calculated using Terzaghi's theory of one-dimensional consolidation, are reported for smectite, illite, and kaolinite, in water, methyl and ethyl...

Performance of Suction Caissons in Sand and Clay
The use of suction caissons (suction piles) in marine environments has been increasing in the last decade. A suction caisson is a steel pipe with an open bottom and a closed top that is...

Advanced Fracture Control Procedures for Deepwater Platforms and Compliant Towers
This paper describes an integrated approach to fracture control problems – applied first as a necessary adjunct to the authors' own engineering practice, then in developing...

Researchers Find Use for Bridge Displacement Testing During Construction

Shape Memory Alloys Could Bring Stabilizing Force to Concrete Infrastructure

Geo-Hubei 2014 244-255
Sustainable Civil Infrastructure, Innovative Technologies and Materials
Selected papers from the proceedings of the Geo-Hubei 2014 International Conference on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure, held in Yichang, Hubei, China, July 20-22, 2014. Sponsored by the...

Detection of Fatigue Cracks in Structural Members

NewsBriefs: Plastic Lightbulb Shows Promise (BBC.co.uk)

Geomechanical Model for Rock Foundation Settlement

Trio of Steel Bridges Designed to Strengthen Road Transport in Nepal

Rider-Soil Interaction and Fatigue: Recent Advances in the State of the Art

NewsBriefs: Synthetic Materials Mimic Self-Healing Process (Popular Science)

NewsBriefs: Understanding Sea Urchin Spines May Lead to Stronger Building Materials (BBC News)

The Development of Allowable Fatigue Stresses in API RP2A

NewsBriefs: Microscopic Device Designed to Remediates Massive Oil Spills (Discovery Channel)

Evaluation of the Vistawall MSE Wall System by T&B Structural Systems
Final Report
The Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), serves as a clearinghouse for implementing highway innovation by conducting nationally focused, collaborative evaluations of...

Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics
The Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics brings science and applications together on nanoscale and nanostructured materials, with emphasis on mechanics, processing, characterization, design, modeling,...

 

 

 

 

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