The Atlanta Olympic Stadium Temporary Light Tower Collapse

LaGuardia High School Gymnasium, Tuned Mass Dampers `Dance to the Tune to Tame Floor Vibrations

Structural Design of Semiconductor Manufacturing Facilities

Wafer Fab General Arrangement and Environmental Control System Concepts

Construction Issues Facing Ultra Pure Water Systems

Construction of Distributed Gas and Chemical Systems for Semiconductor Cleanrooms

Construction of Deep Foundations in the Taipei Metropolitan Area

Leveling Technologies for Building Construction

Waste Not: The Scottsdale Transfer Station (Available only in Structural Engineering Special Issue)
Scottsdale, Ariz., is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. In 1980, it had 88,000 residents; in 1997, it had 170,000. By 2020, demographers expect the population to surpass 275,000....

Manufactured Gas Plants: Yesterday's Pride, Today's Liability
Manufactured gas plants were the pride of the industrialized world until cleaner, natural gas pipelines were built beginning in the 1930s. Most gas plants had closed by the 1960s, leaving...

Weighing a New Hospital Against Health Risks?
In this Mead award-winning essay, the author sets up a hypothetical situation to portray an ethical dilemma. A fictitious firm is approached to design a badly needed hospital in a Third...

℞ for Roofs (Available only in Structural Engineering special issue)
A roof replacement project at a hospital in Huntsville, TX, has to be compatible with the existing structure to meet insurance requirements and withstand the hot summers. The replacement...

Infrastructure Condition Assessment
Art, Science, and Practice
This proceedings contain papers presented at a conference sponsored by the Facilities Management Committee of the Urban Transportation Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers...

Wind Loads and Anchor Bolt Design for Petrochemical Facilities
Current codes and standards do not address many of the structures found in the petrochemical industry. Therefore, many engineers and companies involved in the industry have independently...

Intrusion Detection by Linear Active Cameras

Turnback Project Moves Ahead
The $202 million Muni Metro Turnback (MMT) Project, scheduled for completion in September 1996, includes an 840 ft section consisting of twin steel-lined tunnels that connects to the Embarcadero...

Translucent Structural Beacon
In East Los Angeles some 2,000 children, teens and adults are accessing their future inside a building that is as high-tech as the computers they are using to learn. The 40,000 sq ft building...

Thermal Response of Bare Steel Roof Assemblies to Fire Environments in Aerosol Storage Facilities

Failure of a Stiffened Seat Bracket Connection

A Comparison of Seismic Design Using ASD and LRFD

 

 

 

 

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