Ancient Concept, Modern Context
For several centuries, Bibliotheca Alexandrina was the cultural center of the Western world. It was built by the heirs of Alexander the Great some 2,400 years ago and burned, some say...

Structural Steel Selection Considerations
A Guide for Students, Educators, Designers, and Builders
Sponsored by the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE; American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc. This report describes the properties of steel...

Load Transfer Behavior of Soil-Cement Columns in Soft Ground

Soil Mixing: A New Approach to Soft Soil Stabilization for Structural Support

Lateral Loading & Seismic Response of CIDH Pile Supported Bridge Structures

Geotechnical Surgery: A Case History

Embankment Construction in Soft Soils Using Vibro Concrete Columns (VCC)

Shear Key Reinforced DSM to Stabilize Excavation Support Walls

A DSM Wall for Excavation Support

Sinkhole Remediation beneath a Damaged Structure

Design Analysis & Field Verification of Alameda Corridor Retaining Walls

Lime Cement Columns for the Reconstruction of Interstate 15 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Ground Modification and MSE Retaining Walls at Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC

Design and Construction of a Jet-Grouted Excavation Support Wall in an Urban Environment

Modeling of Inelastic Behavior of RC Structures under Seismic Loads
Proceedings of the U.S.–Japan Seminar on Post-Peak Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Structures Subjected to Seismic Loads: Recent Advances and Challenges on Analysis and Design, held in...

Stronger Longer
Like many older concrete bridges, the Sierrita de la Cruz Creek Bridge, a 1957 crossing near Amarillo, Texas, suffered from concrete deterioration. When the Texas Department of Transportation...

Redesigning the San Roque Dam
Engineers updated a 20-year-old design for the San Roque Dam in the Philippines to save time and money and improve the dam's ability to withstand earthquakes. The structure...

The Many Faces of RCC
The Chinese government, under an aggressive move to boost its hydroelectric power output, is building an extensive system of dams nationwide. Chinese engineers have developed innovative...

Bell's Bridge Rehabilitation
Bell's Bridge carries Tidewater Drive, a major urban arterial in the City of Norfolk, Virginia, over Wayne Creek, a tributary of the Lafayette River. During a routine inspection in 1995,...

Symptom-Based Reliability of Aging Infrastructure Systems
Ideally, aging infrastructure systems should be monitored for safety and repaired in case of need. Eventually, authors believe that symptom-based reliability will be useful for safety...

 

 

 

 

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