70 Years of Soil-Bentonite Slurry Walls: So, What's New
The soil-bentonite slurry wall (SBSW) is an established ground improvement technology that continues to find applications. It�s often the best and most economical vertical barrier to essentially stop lateral...

Social Distance

Urban Areas Show Progress in Reducing Nutrient Loads to U.S. Coastal Waters, Study Says

Load Path

Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution, By Klaus Schwab with Nicholas Davis. Geneva: World Economic Forum, 2018

The Social Side of Sustainability
Natasha Andrade, Ph.D., a teaching professor in the civil and environmental engineering department at the University of Maryland, College Park, teaches the social side of sustainability....

Humans as a Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy, By Jeremias Prassl. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2018

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with Maggie Scott Moros on social media

Power at Ground Zero: Politics, Money, and the Remaking of Lower Manhattan, By Lynne B. Sagalyn. New York City: Oxford University Press, 2016

Hands-On, Real-World Education
At George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, one civil engineering professor is flipping his classroom and incorporating video and social media to deliver course content....

"Human Spaceflight: From Mars to the Stars", By Louis Friedman. Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona Press, 2015

The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life, By Jonathan F.P. Rose, New York City: Harper Wave, 2016

New UCLA Music Buildings Provide Recording, Practice, and Social Spaces

Glaciers: The Politics of Ice, By Jorge Daniel Taillant. New York City: Oxford University Press, 2015

Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots, By John Markoff. New York City: Ecco Books, 2015

Geosynthetic Materials Help Build Optimized Infrastructure
In recent years, the world has begun to realize the negative impacts that limited infrastructure can have on economic growth and the well-being of humankind. Our infrastructure challenges...

Loading, Geometry, and Analysis
This Standard applies to latticed steel transmission structures. These structures shall be either self-supporting or guyed. They consist of hot-rolled or cold-formed prismatic members...

Design of Connections
Bolted connections for transmission structures are normally designed as bearing type connections. It is assumed that bolts connecting one member to another carry the load in the connection...

Pipe Design
The pipes and joints, once installed, must be capable of safely withstanding, for the project design life, all in-use service loads, including those associated with the following factors:...

Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet, By Gernot Wagner and Martin L. Weitzman. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2015





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