Advances in Constructibility for Drilled Foundations: Part II

Me, Myself and Infrastructure
Private Lives and Public Works in America
Companion guide to the ASCE 150th Anniversary museum exhibit. This book is a consumer's-eye view of infrastructure—the technological networks...

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...

Crossing the Yangtze
The Nanjing Second Yangtze River Bridge, which links two parts of the city of Nanjing, features the first use of an epoxy asphalt deck pavement in China and one of the longest cable-stayed...

A Dam for a Dam
The General Electric (GE) Dam in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was more than a century old when it began leaking excessively in December 1998. Operations staff for the dam owner—the Minneapolis-based...

The Chernobyl Problem
When the infamous accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant occurred in April 1986—a catastrophe that involved an explosion that blew off the top of one of the plant's...

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...

Characteristics and Implications of Relict Carbonate Paleoshorelines
Throughout the Florida-Bahamas region, the accumulation of coastal carbonate deposits, excepting the present highstand, appears to be episodic. Back through time these deposits provide...

Settling Down
Engineers in Florida will prepare the sandy foundation of a future power plant by preloading it with sand for as long as a year....

Corinthian Crossing
The mainland Greece will soon be linked to the Peloponese by one of the longest cable-stayed bridges in the world, the Rion-Antiron Bridge, which also happens to feature soil-enhancing...

Micropiles: Think Small for Big Loads

Rediscovering the Lost City
Since 1994, Kenneth R. Wright, P.E., of Wright Water Engineers, in Denver, has been studying evidence of civil engineering at the ruins of Machu Picchu—an ancient Inca city in the Andes...

Out of the Way
The 0.9 mi (1.4 km) long Fort Washington Way was built in 1961 as a distributor for local downtown traffic. It quickly became a critical section of the region's Interstate...

Ancient Concept, Modern Context
For several centuries, Bibliotheca Alexandrina was the cultural center of the Western world. It was built by the heirs of Alexander the Great some 2,400 years ago and burned, some say...

Foundations in Carbonate Rocks and Karst

Foundations in Weathering Profiles from Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks

Foundations and Ground Improvement in the Urban Environment

Load Transfer Behavior of Soil-Cement Columns in Soft Ground

Grouting Program Bridges New Building Loads over Unused Railroad Tunnel

A 2D Approach to the Evaluation of the 3D Effects of Landslide Stabilization Using Piles

 

 

 

 

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