Sand Rights: A Case Study of the Hamptons' Beaches
The long Federal groins emplaced at Westhampton Beach in the 1960s resulted in accelerated erosion downdrift. The severe nor'easter of December 11-12, 1992 brought the issue to a climax...

Out-of-Plane Seismic Behavior of Brick Masonry Walls of Typical Turn-of-Century North American Residential Buildings

Bomb Blast Damage to a Concrete-Framed Office Building: Ceylinco House, Columbo, Sri Lanka

The International Building Code and International Residential Code and Their Impact on Wood Frame Design and Construction

Guidelines to Conduct a Wind Damage Investigation of Manufactured Housing

Tubular Steel Walls for Residential Construction

Analysis of Nitrification Processes in Constructed Wetlands for Residential Wastewater Treatment

Sensitivity of Stormwater Conveyance System Cost to Design Recurrence Interval
(No paper) The cost of a piped and/or swaled stormwater system is determined principally by the storm recurrence interval (e.g., 5-year design storm) used to design it. That is, the present...

Determination of Flood Frequency as a Function of Mitigation Expenditure
(No paper) This paper describes an approach to the determination of flood frequency as a function of moneys that could be spent to address a road flooding problem caused by runoff from...

Who Provides Inspection
With the increasing interest in the design-build project deliver system, the decision of who should be responsible for quality assurance/quality control has become a complex one. To assist...

Newsletters That Deliver
A newsletter consultant and business manager for a small engineering firm explains how to create an effective newsletter for new and potential clients. Among the necessary steps are establishing...

Construction Inspection in the Residential Building Industry

Step by Step
A small townhouse community in suburban Maryland experienced repeated flooding from a nearby stream, which had eroded as the community grew from rural to suburban. By involving the affected...

The Russian Construction Complex in Transition to Market Economy

A Description and a Thermal Study of an Exterior Insulation and Finish System Used in China

Precast Prestressed Slurry Wall for Pilot House Project

Phillips Winthrop House: Home of The Engineering Center and BSCES/ASCE

Tornado Aftermath: Questioning the Tools (Available Structural Engineering Special Issue Only)
In May 1997, several tornadoes hit central Texas. The strongest of these killed 27 people and destroyed about 40 single-family houses on the outskirts of Jarrell, north of Austin. A post-storm...

Wood Structures Tour

Inclined Elevators of Nishinomiya Najio New Town

 

 

 

 

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