The investigations: The World Trade Center towers
On Aug. 21, 2002, the National Institute of Standards and Technology announced it would conduct a building and fire safety investigation of the World Trade Center disaster. This investigation was conducted...

A Simple Model to Predict Soil Resistance to Driving for Long Piles in Deepwater Normally Consolidated Clays
As the exploration and development for offshore oil and gas reserves moves into the deepwater environment of the continental slope, a good model is necessary to evaluate drivability of...

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,...

Increased Seismic Resistance of Highway Bridges Using Improved Bearing Design Concepts

Cyclic Response of Steel-Stud Framed Wall Panels

Resistance of Hardened Box-Type Structures

Limiting Tip and Side Resistance - Fact or Fallacy?

Ground Water Influences on Foundation Side Resistance

Evaluation of Geotechnical Property Variability

Multiple Resistance Factor Design for Shallow Transmission Line Structure Foundations

On the Evaluation of Static Soil Properties

Hydrodynamic Damping on Flexible Cylinders in Sheared Flow

Parallel Wire Resistance Wave Meter

U.S. Implementation of LRFD for Earth Retaining Structures

Erratum for U.S. Implementation of LRFD for Earth Retaining Structures

Effects of Offshore Sampling and Testing on Undrained Soil Shear Strength

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...

Load Resistance Factor Design
This chapter discusses the tabulation of load resistance factor design data in Microsoft Excel....

LRFD Compared to Working Strength Loads: Introduction
This chapter introduces the subject of load resistance factor design as compared to working strength loads....

LRFD Compared to Working Strength Loads
This chapter contains examples used to demonstrate the design of footings to resist seismic loads....





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