Short Takes: Agreement Signed to Develop LRFD Standard

Aviation: Design Concept Unveiled for New Mexico Space Terminal

Structures Congress 2007
The Congress' technical program was designed with the practicing structural engineer in mind while maintaining a rigorous standard for the academic presentations. Topics include:...

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers from the Early Years: Volume Two
Prepared by the Program Committee, Offshore Technology Conference, of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This series presents...

Bridges: Missouri River Span Blends Economy, Aesthetics

A Probabilistic Investigation of Foundation Design for Offshore Gravity Structures

Geotechnical Considerations in Foundation Design of Offshore Gravity Structures

Storm-Water Management: Porous Pavement Increases Storage Area at Portland Marine Terminal

Buildings: Chicago Tower's 'Wavelike' Design Features Different Shapes for Every Floor

Bridges: Ningbo Bridge Design Features Asymmetrical Pylons

Design-Build Procurement
This section addresses suggested means for reaching agreement between owner and DB team on the definition of expected geotechnical conditions....

Contributing Factors
This chapter examines contributing factors of the hurricane protection system failures, including the underappreciated risk to New Orleans, a piecemeal implementation of the hurricane...

The Need for Geotechnical Investigation
Knowledge of the subsurface conditions is needed to decide which type of foundation to use. In the discontinuous permafrost zone, some generalizations may be made about the location of...

Adjustable Foundation Design Development Innovations in Arctic Engineering
The purpose of adjustable foundation systems is to accommodate a wide variety of soils, including those which have low bearing capacity or which may be subject to settlement and/or horizontal...

Some Case Histories of Pile Foundations in Permafrost
Foundations for permafrost conditions should conform to one of three basic design principles: keep it frozen, let it thaw, or thaw the ground before construction. To keep the permafrost...

Foundation Engineering Handbook
Design and Construction with the 2006 International Building Code
This practical resource focuses on foundation engineering, emphasizing the geotechnical aspects and the use of the International Building Code(R). Chapters Include: . Chapter 1: Introduction...

Structural Steel Designer's Handbook
AISC, AASHTO, AISI, ASTM, AREMA, and ASCE-07 Design Standards
Mirroring the latest developments in materials, methods, codes, and standards in building and bridge design, this is a one-of-a-kind, definitive reference for engineers. Chapters include:...

Airports: Los Angeles International Airport Relocates Runway, Adds Taxiway

Materials: Washington State to Study Quieter Pavement Technologies

Airports: Link Established between Pavement Deicers and Runway Cracking

 

 

 

 

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