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,...

So, Why Do You Want to Write a GBR?
Since 1974, scores of papers, articles, conferences, and legal documents have been dedicated to explaining how to write and/or how to use a Geotechnical Baseline Report (GBR). But the...

Challenges and Risks of Jet Grouting in a Congested Urban Environment
In the heart of London, one of Europe's largest jet grouting contracts is nearing completion. The jet grouting is part of the overall 7-year-long upgrade project to London...

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...

Dynamic Interaction of Liquid Storage Tanks and Foundation Soil

Underground Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES)

Grouting Methods
This chapter discusses common grouting methods used in underground applications in both soil and rock. Jet, compaction, permeation, and hydrofracture grouting methods are frequently used...

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

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...

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....

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: Photographs
This chapter includes photographs of concrete biaxial columns....

Concrete Shear
This chapter discusses the tabulation of concrete shear data in Microsoft Excel....

Column Deck Interface
This chapter discusses the tabulation of column deck interface data in Microsoft Excel....

Embed
This chapter discusses the tabulation of tension, compression, and flexural development data in Microsoft Excel....

Bolt Group Pullout
This chapter discusses the tabulation of bolt group pullout data in Microsoft Excel....

 

 

 

 

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