Structures: Shanghai's Underground Cruise Terminal Features Elevated 'Bubble'

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...

Innovative Methods Used in the Design and Construction of the New Tacoma Narrows Bridge
On September 25, 2002, Notice-to-Proceed for a Design/Build Agreement was issued by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), directing Tacoma Narrows Constructors (TNC)...

Toward a Unified Approach to Anchorage in Reinforced Concrete Design
The introduction of rationalized design procedures for cast-in and post-installed anchors inEurope and the U.S. was intended to provide a uniform factor of safety for anchorages inconcrete,...

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...

Astrophysicist Creates Lunar Dust Concrete

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...

Measurement and Analysis of Ice Forces on Cook Inlet Structures

Book Review: Support and Resist: Structural Engineers and Design Innovation by Nina Rappaport. New York City: Monacelli Press, 2007.

Structural Engineering: Crystalline Structure to Star as Hong Kong Media School

Structural Engineering: NASA Looks to Roller Coasters in Devising Launch Pad Evacuation System

Fatigue Reliability in Welded Joints of Offshore Structures

Outriggers lend strength to Supertall Structure in South Korea

Proposed Aberdeen Arts Center Features a Top-Down Design

Unique 'Horseshoe Truss' Supports New Dublin Stadium

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...

Bridges: Precast-Concrete Deck System Keeps New York Bridge Open

Short Takes: Reno Engineering Students Paddle Concrete Canoe to Victory

Structures: Modular Classrooms Feature Seismic, Wind Stability





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