NewsBriefs: Poll Finds America's Favorite Structures (The Wall Street Journal)

NewsBriefs: Combat Zone Concrete Minimizes Repair Time (The Wall Street Journal)

Structures Congress 2007
The Congress' technical program was designed with the practicing structural engineer in mind while maintaining a rigorous standard for the academic presentations. Topics include:...

Geo-Denver 2007
New Peaks in Geotechnics
Proceedings of Geo-Denver 2007, New Peaks in Geotechnics, held in Denver, Colorado, February 18-21, 2007. Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE. This collection contains nearly 300 papers...

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

Structural Engineering: Exterior 'Cores' Alone Will Support Spain's Tallest Tower

Structural Engineering: New Jersey Clubhouse 'Floats' on Reclaimed Landfill

In the Field: Demand for Structural Steel Expected to Remain Strong

In the Field: FEMA Course on Building Security Deemed a Success

Post and Pad
As the name implies, this type of foundation consists of a concrete or wood pad placed on or buried in the ground. It is the lowest priced option for buildings on frozen silt, which may...

Hurricane Protection System
This chapter discusses hurricane protection systems. Topics include standard project hurricane, levees and floodwalls, datums and elevations, and interior drainage and pump stations....

Direct Causes of the Catastrophe
This chapter examines direct physical causes of the hurricane protection system failures, including soil strength assessments and pumping station limitations....

Contributing Factors
This chapter examines contributing factors of the hurricane protection system failures, including the underappreciated risk to New Orleans, a piecemeal implementation of the hurricane...

Foundation Engineering Handbook
Design and Construction with the 2006 International Building Code
This practical resource focuses on foundation engineering, emphasizing the geotechnical aspects and the use of the International Building Code(R). Chapters Include: . Chapter 1: Introduction...

Structural Condition Assessment
In Structural Condition Assessment, editor-in-chief Robert Ratay gathers together the leading people in the field to produce the first unified resource on all aspects of structural condition...

Structures Congress 2006
Structural Engineering and Public Safety
Structures Congress 2006 highlights research in the broad areas of applied structural analysis, optimal structural design, structural control,...

Structural Engineering: Mock-Ups Help Engineers Test Features of New York Times Building

People: Baker and Cruz Honored by Moles

Structural Engineering: Trefoil Double Helix Inform Mercedes-Benz Museum

Structural Engineering: Researchers Test Skyscraper Responses in Chicago

 

 

 

 

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