Glitches in Flitch Beam Design
Wiesenfeld proposes a set of design criteria for flitch beams. These beams, in which wood and steel sections are bolted together to act as a single structural unit, are currently covered...

Affordable Housing and the Civil Engineer

Possibilities for Affordable Housing Needs of the Developing Countries

Wilmington, N.C.'s Affordable Single Family Housing Policy

Small Scale Infill Housing on Difficult Sites

Lower Cost Structural Techniques for Housing

Integration of Architectural & Engineering Skills

Foundations of Affordable Houses

The Expandable House & Low Cost Housing

Using Expert Systems in Construction

Applying CAD Technology to Housing Design and Construction

Evaluating Building Energy Conservation Alternatives

Competitiveness of the US Housing Industry

The Jet Set
The new maintenance hangar now nearing completion at Charlotte/Douglas International Airport has aluminum standing seam roofing. The unusual material was specified because every ounce...

The Carson House in Eureka, California

The Gamble House - Pasadena, California

Microcad: Pushing the Limits
Several engineering projects are covered which illustrate the increasingly complex design applications being accomplished with microcomputer based software. A dam, an apartment complex,...

Racine—5 Years of Successful Operating Experience with the World's Largest Bulb Turbines
In September 1982 two bulb turbine generating sets with a runner diameter of 7700 mm and a generator rating of 25 MVA were put into commercial operation at the Racine dam on the Ohio river....

After L'Ambiance Plaza
In the aftermath of the tragic collapse of the L'Ambiance Plaza apartment building at Bridgeport, Conn., in April 1987, reforms are being proposed. In 1987 ASCE approved writing...

Residential Damage in an Area of Underground Coal Mining
In order to estimate the potential for future subsidence-related residential damage, a statistical analysis of past residential damage in the Boulder-Weld, Colorado, coal field was performed....

 

 

 

 

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