Bridge to the Future
An arched footbridge under construction in Seoul, South Korea, that is reconnecting the metropolis with a tranquil island, will demonstrate the compressive strength and sleek design potential...

Closing the Gap
In 1944 Congress authorized construction of the Foothills Parkway, a 116 km highway through the Tennessee mountains along the northwestern edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park....

Good Vibrations
As advances in material technology and structural efficiency find reflection in structures that are lighter, more slender, and more daring architecturally, design teams must focus more...

Raising the Bar of BART
Although it was originally designed to withstand a strong earthquake, and did so admirably in 1989, the Bay Area Transit (BART) system was recently evaluated to determine its ability to...

Structures: System Would Use Chain of Spheres to Absorb Impact on Structures

Galveston Seawall Designated a Landmark

Dynamic Response of Lattice Towers and Guyed Masts
Prepared by the Task Committee on the Dynamic Response of Lattice Towers of the Technical Committee on Special Structures and the Technical Administrative Committee on Metals of the Structural...

The Watershed Modeling System
The Watershed Modeling System (WMS) is a comprehensive environment for hydrologic analysis developed by the Environmental Modeling Research Laboratory (EMRL) at Brigham Young University...

Probabilistic Simplified and Detailed Subsurface Drainage Water Quality Modeling of Nitrate Leaching
A transparent uncertainty structure is derived for simplified and detailed conceptual nitrate leaching as a result of a probabilistic modelling procedure. The uncertainty structure consists...

International Journal of Geomechanics
The International Journal of Geomechanics (IJOG) focuses on geomechanics with emphasis on theoretical aspects, including computational and analytical methods and related validations. Applications of interdisciplinary...

A Full-Scale Seismic Testing Center for Soils and Structures

A Sound Assembly
In downtown Salt Lake City, the new 1.5 million sq ft (140 000 m�) conference center for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) faced design issues that include height restrictions,...

Tunneling beneath Cairo
The second phase of the Greater Cairo Metro system in Egypt included many geotechnical challenges. Thirteen kilometers of the 19-km heavy rail line were constructed underground within...

The Shape of Things to Come
High-performance steel (HPS) offers improved toughness and durability for bridge construction. This article presents several innovative concepts for HPS structural systems�including I-girders...

Water In, Water Out
Moving water into and out of the Eastside Reservoir, which will be the largest body of freshwater in southern California, requires some of the largest pumping and water conveyance systems...

On the New Waterfront
The Hoboken South Waterfront along the Hudson River is being relandscaped to create parks and streets on new and existing deck structures in a joint project of the city of Hoboken, New...

Walled In (Available in Geo-Environmental Special Issue only)
For more than 50 years manufacturing plants adjacent to the northeast bank of a midwestern creek produced asbestos-reinforced construction materials. When manufacturing at the plants ceased...

Ethics: A Design Responsibility
The design/build method of project delivery, because it largely removes the client from the quality control and assurance process, can lend itself to unethical behavior on the part of...

Liles to Get 2000 Moles Award

Keeping It Together
A new framing system for precast concrete columns and beams will allow tall buildings to withstand large earthquakes without damage to the structural integrity of the building. By using...

 

 

 

 

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