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...

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...

Corps Implements Rick-Based Dam Safety Process

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 Steel Designer's Handbook
AISC, AASHTO, AISI, ASTM, AREMA, and ASCE-07 Design Standards
Mirroring the latest developments in materials, methods, codes, and standards in building and bridge design, this is a one-of-a-kind, definitive reference for engineers. Chapters include:...

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,...

Executive Summary
This section contains a brief commentary on Hurricane Katrina's damage to infrastructure....

Applications of Wave-Equation Analysis to Offshore Pile Foundations

Guidelines for Evaluating Earth Retaining Systems

Geo-Frontiers 2005
These Proceedings showcase recent advancements in all facets of the geo-industry. Geo-Frontiers was conceived to present the frontier of civil, geotechnical, and geoenvironmental engineering....

Strength Design in Aluminum
A Review of Three Codes
Prepared by the Task Committee on Strength Design in Aluminum of the Committee on Special Structures of the Committee on Metals of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. ...

Structural Safety and Its Quality Assurance
Sponsored by Committee 9A/10 of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. This report uses an...

Evaluation of the VERSA-LOK / Miragrid Reinforced Soil Wall System
Final Report
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluaton Center (HITEC), a service center of Civil Engineering Research Foundation. This evaluation...

Evaluation of the Retained Earth MSE Wall System
Final Report
Evaluation...

BP Bridge at Millennium Park, Chicago
The structural engineering design and constructive aspects of a unique stainless steel-clad pedestrian crossing at the Millennium Park in Chicago are presented. The overall bridge form...

On the Inelastic Design of Steel I Girder Bridges
This paper documents the development of a relatively easy to use set of effective plastic moment expressions and compares the performance of these equations with a series of experimental...

New Shear Stud Provisions for Composite Beam Design
The 2005 American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 2005) will contain significant changes to the shear connector provisions for...

 

 

 

 

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