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

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...

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

San Simeon Earthquake of December 22, 2003 and Denali, Alaska, Earthquake of November 3, 2002
Prepared by the Earthquake Investigations Committee of the Technical Council of Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph provides...

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 Concerted Effort
With aid from the National Science Foundation, 15 Universities across the country have expanded and upgraded their earthquake simulation research facilities. These resources have now been...

Evaluation of the CON-ARCH reinforced Concrete Buried Arch System
Final Report
This report summarizes the evaluation of the Con-Arch culvert system marketed by Hunter Contracting, Co. of Tucson, Arizona. The evaluation consisted of computer analysis and field testing of two Con-Arch...

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...

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....

Guidelines for Forensic Engineering Practice
Sponsored by the Forensic Engineering Practice Committee of the Technical Council on Forensic Engineering of ASCE. This report provides the fundamentals...

 

 

 

 

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