Alternative Hybrid Wall Systems
This chapter discusses alternative hybrid wall systems. Topics include unbonded post-tensioned coupled wall systems; steel coupling beam with fuse; and composite shear plate coupling beam....

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...

Non-Destructive Strength Evaluation of a Continuous, Reinforced Concrete Slab Bridge
In the state of New Mexico, a significant number of reinforced concrete slab (RCS) bridges provide service on interstate highways I-10, I-25, and I-40 that are subjected to large amounts...

An Experimental Study on the Behaviour of Full-Scale Composite Steel Frames under Furnace Loading
In view of recent large fires in tall buildings, such as One Meridian Square (USA), East Tower Central Park (Venezuela), World Trade Center (USA) and Windsor Tower (Spain), there has been...

Einstein's Mistakes: The Human Failings of Genius by Hans C. Ohanian. New York City: W.W. Norton & Company, 2008.

Artifice and Design: Art and Technology in Human Experience by Barry Allen. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2008.

Underground Space: One Answer to the Future Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change Problems?

Structures Congress 2008
Crossing Borders
The 40th Structures Congress's technical program consists of 10 tracks and three poster sessions. The program covers practical design in the following topic areas including...

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers from the Early Years: Volume Three
Prepared by the Subcommittee on Offshore Technology Conference Support of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This series presents...

Current Programs in American Post-Secondary Wood Design Education
Wood engineering has been a requirement in civil/structural engineering education curricula forcenturies. In 1990, a comprehensive survey was conducted of wood engineering educationprograms...

Measurement and Analysis of Ice Forces on Cook Inlet Structures

Fatigue Reliability in Welded Joints of Offshore Structures

A Probabilistic Investigation of Foundation Design for Offshore Gravity Structures

Geotechnical Considerations in Foundation Design of Offshore Gravity Structures

Probabilistic Fatigue Analysis of Fixed Offshore Structures

A New Deepwater Offshore Platform – The Guyed Tower

Stability of Offshore Gravity Structures Foundations by the Upper Bound Method

Book Review: Almost Human: Making Robots Think by Lee Gutkind. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2006

Book Review: Security Risk Assessment and Management: A Professional Practice Guide for Protecting Buildings and Infrastructure by Betty E. Biringer, Rudolph V. Matalucci, and Sharon L. O'Connor. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007

Book Review: Modeling Complex Engineering Structures edited by Robert E. Melchers and Richard Hough. Reston, Virginia: ASCE Press, 2007





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