Enduring Strength
The long-term effectiveness of posttensioning in bridges depends on the resiliency of the tendons, and various factors related to construction and marine environments come into play. How...

Degrees of Belief
Subjective Probability and Engineering Judgment
Degrees of Belief artfully weaves together three elements at the very core of engineering: uncertainties in knowledge, inductive reasoning,...

Act of Triumph
The dramatic, crescent-shaped fabric roof of the soccer stadium built on the Korean island of Cheju for this year's World Cup proved to be the structure's most...

Landmarks in American Civil Engineering History: Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Calendar: Bridges 2003 Calendar
Featured bridges are: Logan Mills Bridge (PA); Bayonne Bridge (NJ & NY); Puente de Alc�ntara (Spain); Hayden Bridge (OR); Bridge at Southharbourgate (Netherlands); Hanging Lake...

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...

Smart Online Structural Monitoring and Diagnosis
(abstract only) This paper describes the observation matrix as innovative monitoring and diagnosis: (1) The matrix elements of the observation matrix multiplied by its transposed serve...

Small-Diameter Round Timber Connections
An over stocking of trees having diameters less than 20 cm, as measured 1.52 m off the ground presents a major fire hazard to over 54 million acres of National Forest land. Improving the...

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....

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...

Replacing the East Bay Bridge
The seismically vulnerable East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will be replaced with a dual eastbound and westbound, 3.6-km-long structure. The cost of the replacement bridge...

Design of Tension Lap Splices in High Strength Concrete

Aspects of a Computer-Simulation Approach to the Design of HSC

System Identification for Cable Tension Adjustment Using Fuzzy Mathematical Programming

Stability of Unreinforced Masonry (URM) Compression Members under Out-of-Plane Lateral Loads

An Introduction to the New Prestressed Masonry Code Provisions

Restoring Historic Bridges using Modern Methods

Estimating Fire Exposures for the Purpose of Evaluating the Expected Performance of Structural Elements

The Technology of Final Tensioning Fabric Structures

Aluminum Gusset Plates in Tension

 

 

 

 

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