Transferring Research Into Practice
Lesson from Japan's Construction Industry: A Report by the Civil Engineering Research Foundation and Japan International Research Task Force (JTF)

2008 Civil Engineering Industry Buyer' Guide
A Special Supplement to Civil Engineering Magazine
This guide covers the following topics: Construction materials; Geotechnical and environmental; Information technology; Pipelines, sewers, and accessories; Professional and professional...

Evaluation of Geopier Rammed Aggregate Piers by Geopier Foundation Company
Final Report
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC). This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capabilities...

Achievements and Challenges of China Construction
China is at the starting point of an accelerative urbanization process. A great number of infrastructural projects and residential areas are under construction. This paper provides an...

Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures
Containing Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (TMS 402-08/ACI 530-08/ASCE 5-08, Specification for Masonry Structures (TMS 602-08/ACI 530.1-08/ASCE 6-08) and Companion Committees
The Code covers the design and construction of masonry structrures while the Specification is concerned with the minimum construction requirements for masonry in structures. Some of the...

The Siege of Ancient Tyros in 332 B. C.: An Offshore Construction Success

Book Review: People and Culture in Construction: A Reader edited by Andrew Dainty, Stuart Green, and Barbara Bagilhole. New York City: W.W. Norton & Company, 2007

Preparation of a Geotechnical Baseline Report
This section discusses the preparation of a geotechnical baseline report. Topics include organization and content, writing the GBR, wording suggestions, and consistency and compatibility....

Foundation Engineering Handbook
Design and Construction with the 2006 International Building Code
This practical resource focuses on foundation engineering, emphasizing the geotechnical aspects and the use of the International Building Code(R). Chapters Include: . Chapter 1: Introduction...

Geotechnical Challenges in the Design and Construction of Petronas Towers

Structural Safety and Its Quality Assurance
Sponsored by Committee 9A/10 of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. This report uses an...

Construction Speed and Existing Utilities

Geotechnical Highway Features...Accelerating Their Construction and Monitoring

Performance Monitoring for Accelerated Construction

New Shear Stud Provisions for Composite Beam Design
The 2005 American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 2005) will contain significant changes to the shear connector provisions for...

Book Review: Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law, Third Edition edited by Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005

Quality Management in Construction

Human Error in Constructed Projects

Construction Practices and Defects in Drilled Shafts

The New Tacoma Narrows Suspension Bridge Introductory Project Information
On September 25, 2002, Notice-to-Proceed for a design-build agreement was issued by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), directing Tacoma Narrows Constructors (TNC),...

 

 

 

 

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