Design, Construction and Performance of a Soil Nailed Wall in Puerto Rico

Contracting for Tiedback Walls on a Design-Build Basis

The Performance and Behaviour of Biological Filter Walls as Affected by Cyclical Temperature Changes

Construction of a Cofferdam Pressure Relief System

Soil Nailing Saves Distressed Timber Wall

Soil Mix Walls in Difficult Ground

A Deep Soil Mix Cutoff Wall at Lockington Dam, Ohio

Building A Barrier Wall Through Boulders
Engineers and contractors conceived a novel approach to a barrier wall at a difficult site near the Niagara River in New York State. The site had been contaminated by a chemical company...

Dredged Material Used in Sand-filled Containers for Scour and Erosion Control

Use of Abandoned Pipeline to Transport Sediment to Marshes

Seepage through Dike Walls of the Chicago Confined Disposal Facility

Flocculation Techniques Used for Dredging Operations

Stiffness of Low Rise Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls
This report, Stiffness of Low Rise Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls, was prepared by the Working Group on the Stiffness of Concrete Shear Wall...

Effect of First-Story Shearwalls on Earthquake-Resistant Buildings
A Practical system for earthquake-resistant building design is described. The system utilizes Teflon sliders at the top of the first story framed shearwalls to carry a portion of the superstructure....

Damage Assessment for Reinforced Concrete Buildings with Shear Walls
This paper tries to establish the analytical method of damage assessment for R.C. buildings with shear walls before or after earthquake. Incremental nonlinear spectrum analysis, using...

Code Provisions for Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Wall Buildings in California
Prior to the Long Beach earthquake of 1933, unreinforced masonry (URM) construction was usual in California, as it still is in many areas of the United States. The poor performance of...

CenterCore Strengthening System for Seismic Hazard Reduction of Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Wall Buildings
The CenterCore technique of reinforcing unreinforced masonry walls was developed with the help of a National Science Foundation grant in 1984. The CenterCore strengthening system consists...

Seismic Retrofit of Building Structures with Unreinforced Masonry Infill Walls
The paper summarizes the result of an analytical study conducted by the authors concerning the evaluation of the seismic performance of buildings with unreinforced masonry infills. The...

The Engineer's Role in Reducing Curtainwall Failures
For a variety of reasons, engineers have abdicated responsibility for curtainwall design. Failures of curtainwall components are very common, leading to expensive repairs and even complete...

Dynamic In-Plane Racking Tests of Curtain Wall Glass Components
This paper is concerned with the seismic performance of 'architectural.' or 'non-structural' building elements such as glass elements in curtain wall systems. A pilot study was undertaken...

 

 

 

 

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