Thermal Modeling of the Power Plant Cooling Lake System

Response of Tension Piles to Simulated Seismic Motion in Saturated Fine Sand

Fundamentals of Seismic Isolation
This chapter examines fundamentals of seismic isolation, including its principles, history, and examples of seismically-isolated structures....

Thermal Cyclone Washing for Remediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soils
Thermal Cyclone Washing (TCW) is a soil remediation technology developed and tested at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. TCW is a combination of thermal, chemical, and physical...

Water and Wastewater Seismic Vulnerability Assessment and Loss Mitigation Overview
The basic steps of a loss mitigation program for water and wastewater systems are briefly described in this section. These steps demonstrate how the checklists may be used to compliment...

Seismic Screening of Water and Wastewater Facilities with Checklists
This section briefly discusses the use of checklists for the seismic screening of water and wastewater facilities. Topics include limitations; level of effort; screening team selection;...

Uncertainty in Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis

Bayesian Methods for Seismic Fragility Assessment of Lifeline Components

Component Vulnerability Modeling Issues for Analysis of Seismic Risks to Transportation Lifeline Systems

Life Safety Risk Criteria in Seismic Decisions

Effect of Aluminum Compression on ACSR Conductor Sags at High Operating Temperatures
Deregulation and restructuring are sweeping the electric utility industry in the United States. As a result, many utility engineers are analyzing, re-rating, and upgrading their most critical...

Physical Method to Increase Shotcrete Early-Age Strength

Size Effect on Stress-Strain Curves of Concrete

Size Effect in Shear Strength of RC Beams: Experiment, FE Analysis, and Design Formula

Behavior of Cyclically Loaded Shear Walls

Strength Increase in Soft Clay Surrounding Jet Grouted Soil Mass

Scale Effects of Laterally Loaded Drilled Shafts in Stiff Clay

Evaluating Axial Drilled Shaft Response by Seismic Cone

Effect of Column-to-Beam Strength Ratio on Seismic Performance of RC Moment Frames
Reinforced concrete (RC) moment frames are often used in building applications. During strong earthquake excitations, such buildings have been subject to soft-story or column sidesway...

Fragility Curves and Seismic Loss Estimation Methodologies Based on Insurance Data
Loss data for single family dwellings from the 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake were correlated with ground motion with the aim of determining ground motion-based fragility curves....





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