Low-Gravity Experiments: Shear Testing Takes a Nose Dive
A major challenge to making celestial soil mechanics viable is to re-engineer the profession's toolkit to provide geotechnical solutions without the luxury of ex-situ and in-situ testing as we know them...

Extreme Wave-Force Calculation Procedure for 20th Edition of API RP-2A
The paper describes the revised guideline design wave force calculation procedure approved for the 20th edition of the API-RP2A WSD and the first edition of the API-RP2A LRFD and contrasts...

Shear and Interface Strength of Clay at Very Low Effective Stress
Thin-specimen direct shear (TSDS) tests were conducted to measure the shearing strength of kaolinite, and interface strengths between kaolinite and acrylic plastic and anodized aluminum,...

A Solution for Wind-Induced Vortex-Shedding Vibration of the Harmony and Heritage Platforms During Transpacific Tow
This paper describes the results of an advanced procedure for analyzing wind-induced vortex-shedding vibration (VSV) which was used for the transpacific tows of the Harmony and Heritage...

Dynamic Response of Floating Bridge to Wave Forces

Tornado Wind Effects on the Grand Gulf Cooling Tower

Cyclic Response of Steel-Stud Framed Wall Panels

On the Evaluation of Static Soil Properties

Evaluation of Geotechnical Property Variability

Hydrodynamic Damping on Flexible Cylinders in Sheared Flow

Ocean-Wave Forces on Circular Cylindrical Piles

Breaking Wave Force Prediction

Wind Waves and Swell

Diffraction of Wind Generated Water Waves

Wind-Generated Wave Diffraction by Breakwater Gap

Effects of Offshore Sampling and Testing on Undrained Soil Shear Strength

Movements and Forces Developed by Wave-Induced Slides in Soft Clays

Size and Scale Effects on the Shear Strength of Concrete Beams
This paper identifies and discusses the role of proper geometric scale of relevant parameters in the size effect in shear, particularly in terms of practical beam design. In the overall...

Mean and Low Frequency Wave Forces on Semi-Submersibles

Hurricane Katrina
This chapter provides an overview of Hurricane Katrina, including data on its category, its path and intensity, and its effect on wind and water forces....

 

 

 

 

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