Wind Load Provisions
This chapter discusses the different procedures for evaluating design wind loads for buildings....

Examples
In this chapter, twelve examples illustrate how wind loads are determined using the simplified and analytical procedures described in ASCE 7-02. These examples provide guidance to the...

Winged Victory
Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, the $100 million, 142,050 sq ft (13,100 m³) addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum is the creation of architect, artist, and engineer Santiago...

Up into the Sky
What is the future of the skyscraper? The events of September 11 have sparked numerous questions regarding the history and future of tall buildings in America, and before the World Trade...

Breakwaters '99
First International Symposium on Monitoring of Breakwaters
The papers present state-of-art methods and technologies that are used in the structural and environmental monitoring of rubble mound breakwaters. Structural monitoring concerns the structural...

Metamorphosis
Ranked as one of the 15 tallest buildings in New York, the headquarters of the Bear Stearns Companies, Inc., is a 45-story skyscraper that is 815 ft (248 m) tall. Replacing an existing...

Update of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No.74 Guidelines for Electrical Transmission Line Structural Loads
For many months there has been doubt that the latest version of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 74. Guidelines for Electrical Transmission Line Structural Loading,...

Raising the Bar - 345kV Uprating
The paper presents solutions to increasing the transfer capacity (book rating) of two critical 345kV tie lines. Described are computer modeling techniques using laser survey data coupled...

The Inside Story
A full-scale renovation of the interior of Oklahoma City's Civic Center Music Hall required shaving much of the depth from two trusses under load conditions, installing new...

Ahead of the Curve
Four curved steel girder bridges for Pittsburgh's light-rail project posed challenges ranging from multiple site constraints to special rail loads and welded rail interactions....

Load Test Program Pays Off

Micropiles: Think Small for Big Loads

Using Tracer Response Curves to Quantify Hydraulic and Channel Complexity of Prairie Creek, Northwestern California: Implications for Over Wintering Habitat for Juvenile Coho Salmon
This study measured and compared aspects of channel structural complexity with hydraulic complexity at a range of flows including winter storm flows. Five 200-meter reaches containing...

Single-Shell Permanent Lining: Reflections from the Structural Point of View

Mechanical Properties of Early Age Steel Fibre Reinforced Shotcrete

Comparison of Concrete Models for Cyclic Loading

2D and 3D Multi-Directional Cracked Concrete Model under Reversed Cyclic Stresses

A Softening Plasticity Model of Concrete under Non-Proportional Loading

Entire Load-Displacement Characteristics for Direct Shear Failure of Concrete

Smeared Fracture FE-Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures—Theory and Examples

 

 

 

 

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