Behaviour of Early-Age Shotcrete

A DSM Wall for Excavation Support

Shotcrete for Underground Support VIII
This proceedings contains papers presented at the Eighth International Conference on Shotcrete for Underground Support, which took place in Campos do Jordão, Brazil, in April 1999. It...

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...

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...

Two-in-One Tunnel
Engineers are converting the 2.6 mi (4.2 km) Anton Anderson Railroad Tunnel that connects the isolated town of Whittier, Alaska, to the rest of the state into a combination highway-railroad...

Application of Water Column Dampers to Control Motions of the Wall Centre, Vancouver
The Wall Centre, a 450 foot tall high-rise tower currently under construction in downtown Vancouver will be the highest building to be constructed in that city. Wind tunnel testing indicated...

Case Closed
In June 1993, a massive sinkhole developed in a surface parking lot of a hotel facility in Georgia. The hole was a result of the soil erosion associated with a failed, 4-meter diameter...

Into the Tunnel
Technological advances in wind tunnel testing and computer-aided design programs are enabling engineers to create taller and more aesthetically interesting buildings than ever before....

The Final Connection
In 1969, New York City Transit (NYCT) began construction of a new subway to link Manhattan to east Queens. But funding issues prevented this 63rd Street Line from being completed as planned...

On the Cutting Edge
Smart materials, innovative monitoring systems and sensors, exotic tunnel-boring machines, and self-sustaining treatment systems are among the latest technology advancements that are helping...

Toronto's Tunnel Solution (Available in the Geoenvironmental Special Section only)
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), one of the largest public transportation systems in North America, carries more than 1,000,000 commuters a day. The TTC's tunnels had...

Design of Structure and Damping System to Control Motions of the Park Tower, Chicago
Park Tower, a 67 story condominium/hotel project currently under construction on the Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL, will be the first building in North America in recent times that utilizes...

The Use of GIS in Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Model Pre- and Post-Processing for Feature-Specific Applications

Effective Analysis of Diaphragm Walls
Prepared by the Technical Committee on Performance of Structures during Construction of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. This report presents...

Simulation of Tunnel Island and Bridge Piling Effects in a Tidal Estuary

Control of Wind Response of the Trump World Tower
The Trump World Tower is a luxury residential building located on 1st Ave. and 48th St. in New York City,...

Urban Public Transportation System of New York City and Its Operation and Use by People
New York City has eleven major bridges and four major auto tunnels reaching within its borders. There are more than 3,000 miles of bus routes in the Greater New York Metropolitan Area...

Through Frozen Ground
The most difficult section of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) Silver Line transit corridor project is approximately 112 m (400 ft) of tunnel below...

Simulation Requirements for Roof Wind Loads near the Corners of Low Buildings with Low-Slope Roofs

 

 

 

 

Return to search