Short Takes: University of California at Davis Captures Top Prize in Steel Bridge Competition

NewsBriefs: Concrete Group Announces Scholarships (Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute)

NewsBriefs: Investors Buy Former Steelyard (Allentown Morning Call)

ASCE/AISC Rules Committee Provides Update on the 2004 Student Steel Bridge Competition

Tying It All Together
The Rancocas Greek Bridge, a steel tied arch designed for both light-rail and freight train loading, may be the first bridge of its kind to carry freight trains in the United States....

A More Perfect Union
Established to promote greater public understanding of the United States Constitution, the National Constitution Center facility in Philadelphia is a structure of complex geometries articulated...

Life-Cycle Environmental Accounting and Decision-Making for Bridge Structures
This presentation focuses on life-cycle environmental accounting and decision-making for bridge structures using the example of steel and steel-reinforced concrete....

Detailing and Design Examples for Torsional Members
The nature of the internal force flow in a concrete member subject to torsion brings about both longitudinal and transverse force components. The resulting tension brought about by the...

A New Identity
By repairing and relocating steel trusses, replacing deteriorating approach spans, and replacing what, at the time of its construction, was regarded as a daring concrete truss, engineers...

Outside the Box
Employing an innovative design that made construction quick and economical, the box girder structure carrying Highway N-2 over interstate 80 near Grand Island, Nebraska, became the first...

Case Studies in Steel
An innovative project delivery system for structural steel buildings enables the structural engineer to provide complete structural design services on conventional contractor-led design/build...

Par Excellence
A 50-year-old Brownfield with a mountainous pile of steel slag has been remediate and developed into a recreational site that boasts a free golf course for inner-city youth, a championship-quality...

Atmospheric Corrosion Resistance of Structural Steels
The main objective of this paper is to provide engineers with data on thickness loss of structural steel members resulting from corrosion. To this end, the writers have collected atmospheric...

Steel Bridge Competition Builds Bridges, Skills, Friendships, and Futures

Work of Art
Cincinnati's new art center is being lauded for its structural animation and innovative use of form. Rendering this sculptural edifice in concrete and steel within a limited...

Island in the Mur
Floating atop an immense pontoon like a shimmering seashell, this elliptical island of steel and glass in the middle of an Austrian river�an inventive, unconventional bridge�was designed...

An Unconventional Approach
Conceived to resemble a series of covered suspension bridges, Pittsburgh's new $370-million David L. Lawrence Convention Center boasts a cable-supported stainless steel roof...

Can Less Be More?
With its higher strength and improved performance characteristics, high-performance steel is indeed an alluring materials. Its cost, however, also is higher, a factor that cannot be ignored....

NewsBriefs: AISC Announces Award Winners (American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.)

Bridges: Steel Bridge Launched over Iowa River

 

 

 

 

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