Church Building Design Features Sweeping Curves and Connection to Nature

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with Tim Chapman, CEng, on artificial intelligence and civil and structural engineering

Extensive Slide Added to London Sculpture

Historic House Restoration Will Feature Stabilization and New Glass Structure

Ground Improvement

Small Projects are Big Deals
Geotechnical engineers work on a wide array of projects, ranging from small retaining walls or pavement projects, to construction of dams, canals, and foundations for bridges and high-rise...

The Leaning Towers of Wilmington, Delaware: Emergency Response and Retrofit of the I-495 Viaduct to Address Lateral Squeeze
On a sunny, summer afternoon last June, the project manager for AECOM's open-end bridge design contract with the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) received an...

Innovations in Geosynthetic Rolled Erosion Control Products: From Forests to Fibers
Over the last 50 years, many different types of geosynthetic rolled erosion control products (RECPs) have emerged, ranging from different structure types to different fiber types. Natural-fiber...

Alaskan Building Celebrates Native Culture with Traditional, Modern Elements

Philadelphia Art Museum Plans Underground Expansion, 'Reshuffling' of Spaces

Evaluation of Vertica Retaining Wall Systems
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC). This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capabilities...

Construction Begins on Major Shore Protection System on New Jersey Island

Engineering Iron and Stone: Understanding Structural Analysis and Design Methods of the Late 19th Century, By Thomas E. Boothby. Reston, Virginia: ASCE Press, 2015

Screw Piles and Helical Anchors: 180 Years of Use in Geotechnical Engineering
Since 1836, screw piles and screw cylinders have been used successfully throughout the world to support a variety of large-scale, civil engineering structures. Their development and use...

Foundation Engineering...102
Most of our textbooks still separate foundation options into two simplistic categories: shallow or deep. That's why so many of us are geared toward thinking about the foundation...

Ready for Restoration, the U.S. Capitol dome has been encircled in 52 mi of scaffolding that can be lit by 750 light-emitting diodes (LEDs)...

Bioretention Systems Protect Sensitive Aquatic Species from Runoff, Studies Show

National Usage of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil to Support Bridges
The Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Integrated Bridge System (GRS IBS) was developed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) almost 20 years ago to help meet the demand for the next...

Very Long-Term Care of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Berms: Limiting the Liability of Future Stakeholders
Since their development over 50 years ago, civil engineering applications of mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) berms have significantly increased. When used as a component of an asset...

Long-Term Performance Monitoring of a Hillside Retaining Wall
To accommodate expansion of the West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle, WA, a 3,000-ft-long soldier pile, tieback-anchored retaining wall was constructed from May 1991 to May 1992. An oblique...

 

 

 

 

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