Innovative Load Testing of Deep Foundations

Modeling Laterally Loaded ACIP Piles in Overconsolidated Clay

Response of Tension Piles to Simulated Seismic Motion in Saturated Fine Sand

On the Inelastic Design of Steel I Girder Bridges
This paper documents the development of a relatively easy to use set of effective plastic moment expressions and compares the performance of these equations with a series of experimental...

New Shear Stud Provisions for Composite Beam Design
The 2005 American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 2005) will contain significant changes to the shear connector provisions for...

In-Situ Bio-Restoration of Two Urban Waters in Taiwan

It's a Bug's Life — Enhanced In-Situ Bioremediation of Chlorinated Solvents in Groundwater

Strength Design in Aluminum
A Review of Three Codes
Prepared by the Task Committee on Strength Design in Aluminum of the Committee on Special Structures of the Committee on Metals of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. ...

Guidelines for the Testing of Seismic Isolation and Energy Dissipating Devices
This report outlines the HITEC Technical Evaluation Plan for seismic isolation and energy dissipating systems. The plan is designed to characterize the fundamental properties and performance...

Overview of Long-Span Bridge Assessment History
This section gives a brief overview of long-span bridge assessment history. Also included are a few cases of long-span bridge failure and lack of assessment....

Delineation of Six General Performance Assessment Categories
This section delineates six general assessment categories for long-span bridges....

Performance Assessments of Other Essential Bridges
This section provides a brief statement on long-span bridges outside the scope of this study....

Main Conclusions and Recommendations
This section briefly comments on main conclusions and recommendations for engineering assessments of long-span bridges....

Subsequent Actions for Capturing, Improving, and Securing Performance
This section briefly comments on the need for follow-up engineering assessment work and coordination in order to achieve the needed accomplishments of capturing the long-span bridge performance...

Use of Coal Combustion By-Products as Low-Permeability Liners for Manure Storage Facilities
This chapter presents an overview of the use of compacted flue gas desulfurization (FGD) material as a low-permeability liner. It discusses the engineering characteristics of FGD materials...

Fundamentals of Seismic Isolation
This chapter examines fundamentals of seismic isolation, including its principles, history, and examples of seismically-isolated structures....

Analysis
This chapter presents a brief overview of the current analytical modeling techniques for isolated structures. Perhaps the biggest challenge in the design of an isolated structure is incorporating...

Testing
This chapter examines the testing of isolators. Topics include procedures for testing isolators; practical limitations on testing; shake table testing; and long term performance....

Repairing Pittsburgh's Portal
Engineering the rehabilitation of Pittsburgh's Fort Pitt Bridge and Fort Pitt Tunnel involved an extensive inspection of their condition and a detailed evaluation of alternative...

A More Perfect Union
Established to promote greater public understanding of the United States Constitution, the National Constitution Center facility in Philadelphia is a structure of complex geometries articulated...

 

 

 

 

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