Building on Expansive Soils in South Africa: 1973-1980

Application of a Graphics-Oriented Building Design System

In House Preprocessors for ICES STRUDL

Drainage Design in a Riverine Floodplain System

Tangshan Rebuilds after Mammoth Earthquake
The City of Tangshan, China was totally devastated in 1976 by a major earthquake. Over 240,000 people were killed in one of history's greatest disasters. The quake had a Richter...

Some Secrets to Building Structures on Expansive Soils
Each year, in the U.S. alone, shrinking or swelling soils inflict over $ 2.3 billion in damages to houses, buildings, roads, pipelines, and other structures. Despite this many engineers...

Drainage Design of the Tampa Palms Property

Aerial Photography in Fire Risk Assessment

The Coastal Land Development Process: Developer's Plights

Earthquake Behavior Of One-Story Masonry Houses

Bicycle/Motor Vehicle Accidents in Kentucky
The purpose of this study is to determine the characteristics associated with bicycle-related, motor-vehicle accidents in Kentucky. It was found that cyclists 10 yr to 14 yr of age were...

Singularities in Darcy Flow Through Porous Media
Several types of singularities which threaten the integrity of numerical solutions occur in potential flow problems. The singularity at the tip of a cutoff wall is strong and cannot be...

Simulation of Repetitive-Unit Construction
Repetitive-unit construction characteristics require a flexible planning and analysis tool for proper evaluation of alternate resource allocations. Although there are numerous conventionally...

Solar Access and Sun Rights
Three reports resulting from two recent studies sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are examined. These reports review the basic elements of solar energy...

Citizens and Project Design: Management Team
The presence of a swampy, largely undeveloped area near downtown Toledo, Ohio has had an adverse effect on the social and economic conditions in the surrounding neighborhoods. In 1971,...

Slope Effect on House Shrink-Swell Movements
The area near Gainesville, Fla. has a shrink-swell prone calcium montmorillonite clay of Miocene age that has damaged many houses. During their engineering investigations of some of these...

More Than Just Another Routine Job
Split-second scheduling, attention to community needs and esthetics — all figures into the design and construction of the Mission Road highway-railroad grade separation in central Los...

Largest Inverted Shell Houses Two Theaters
A meeting center in Albany, New York, has such a complex shape that it took months just to design its surface mathematically. Perched on a pedestal, it is nearly elliptical in plan. From...

Guidelines for Housing Construction in Mine Subsidence Areas

Water Conservation in Housing

 

 

 

 

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