Failure of a Twenty-Foot High Retaining Wall
A cantilever retaining wall, designed in apparent accord with provisions in a civil engineering handbook, failed soon after construction. Analyses of the causes of the failure are presented....

Shear and Interface Strength of Clay at Very Low Effective Stress
Thin-specimen direct shear (TSDS) tests were conducted to measure the shearing strength of kaolinite, and interface strengths between kaolinite and acrylic plastic and anodized aluminum,...

Advanced Fracture Control Procedures for Deepwater Platforms and Compliant Towers
This paper describes an integrated approach to fracture control problems – applied first as a necessary adjunct to the authors' own engineering practice, then in developing...

Offshore Platform Steel Specification
The discovery in the 1980's of local brittle zones (LBZ's) in and near the heat-affected zone (HAZ) of the fabrication welds in certain offshore platform steels...

Geo-Shanghai 2014
Proceedings of the Geo-Shanghai 2014 International Conference, held in Shanghai, China, May 26-28, 2014. Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE. These...

Asset Management of Earth Retaining Structures: Design through Design Life
Regarding new earth retaining structures (ERS) construction, the message is clear: plan for asset management. New construction is certainly not immune to performance issues, and the time...

Development and Use of Force Pulse Train Generators

Hybrid Modelling of Seismic Structure Interaction

A Fault-Rupture Propagation Model for Ground Motion Simulation

Measurements of On-Site Dynamic Parameters for Seismic Evaluations

Calculated Examples of Long-Span Bridge Response to Wind

Wind Loading and Response of a High-Rise Building

Dynamic Interaction of Liquid Storage Tanks and Foundation Soil

Engineering Approximations for the Dynamic Behavior of Deeply Embedded Foundations

Dynamic Stability of Statically Pre-Loaded Systems

Interactive Graphics Dynamic Analysis of Frames

Evaluation of Soil-Structure Interaction Methods

Cyclic Response of Steel-Stud Framed Wall Panels

Mathematical Modelling of Intermediate Trusses

Resistance of Hardened Box-Type Structures

 

 

 

 

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