Trenchless Goes Hybrid: Old Tricks Are Finding New Applications
The International Society for Trenchless Technology defines trenchless technology as "Underground construction methods of utility installation, rehabilitation, inspection, location and leak detection,...

Intergalactic Soil Nails: Excavation Support for the Deep Space Auditorium
A software company based outside Madison, Wis., had a need for an auditorium as part of its campus expansion in 2011. The 829,000-sq-ft, 11,400-seat "Deep Space" auditorium was to be built underground,...

Dynamic Interaction of Liquid Storage Tanks and Foundation Soil

The Future of Underground Construction Monitoring
In the past 15 years, the tools and techniques used to monitor the performance of existing ground and surrounding structures during construction have improved significantly. Practice is...

Improving Construction Quality by Seeing What's Hidden Underground
One of the challenges of deep foundation projects is the inability to see what's being built at depth. Construction is hidden below ground, in soil or rock conditions that...

Underground Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES)

Pioneer Square Areaways
Pioneer Square, one of the earliest neighborhoods in Seattle, is adjacent to Elliott Bay. Much ofthis part of the city originally was built on existing land that used to get flooded. When...

Underground Space: One Answer to the Future Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change Problems?

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....

Characterization of Interaction of Surface Water and Groundwater in the El Paso Lower Valley of Texas
El Paso is located in the Chihuahua desert and prone to long periods of extreme drought. With the river drought, regional irrigation districts only received 34% and 38%of a full water...

Introduction
This chapter introduces the example of an elevated storage tank....

Title Page and Table of Contents
This chapter serves as an introduction to the Elevated Storage Tank section....

Seismic Calculations
This chapter discusses seismic calculations in Microsoft Excel....

Seismic Calculations: ASCE/SEI 7-05
This chapter discusses seismic calculations in Microsoft Excel....

Celerity: Wave Action
This chapter discusses the tabulation of wave action data in Microsoft Excel....

Load Resistance Factor Design
This chapter discusses the tabulation of load resistance factor design data in Microsoft Excel....

Pile Foundation
This chapter discusses the tabulation of pile foundation data in Microsoft Excel....

Two-Way Slab Loading
This chapter includes drawings pertaining to two-way slab loading....

Concrete Biaxial Column: Introduction
This chapter introduces the subject of concrete biaxial columns....

Concrete Biaxial Column: Composite Circular Column
This chapter discusses the tabulation of composite circular column data in Microsoft Excel....

 

 

 

 

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