Material Difference
It was only fitting that the design of a center dedicated to the visual arts on the campus of Franklin & Marshall College feature an interplay of materials — from glass and concrete to steel and...

Amusement Industry Geotechnics: The Ups and Downs of Roller Coasters, Ferris Wheels, and Zip Lines
Wooden coasters have existed for over a century, steel coasters about the same. For as long as coasters have been around, so have coaster enthusiasts, some of whom purport the concept of negative g’s....

Calendar: Bridges 2020
Featured bridges are: Onaruto Bridge (Naruto, Japan); Vizcaya Bridge (Portugalete, Spain); Veteran Memorial Bridge (Rochester, New York); Shibkalinagar Bridge (Kakdwip, India); Brookdale Bridge (Stowe,...

Engineering Pittsburgh: A History of Roads, Rails, Canals, Bridges & More, By ASCE Pittsburgh Section 100th Anniversary Publication Committee. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: The History Press, 2018

Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling, the Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge, By Erica Wagner. New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2017

Bridges: A History of the World’s Most Spectacular Spans, By Judith Dupre. New York City: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2017.

Calendar: Bridges 2019
Featured bridges are: Portageville Bridge (Letchworth State Park, New York); Brooklyn Bridge (New York City); Buntun Bridge (Tuguegarao City); Henley Street Bridge (Knoxville, Tennessee); Forth Bridge...

Calendar: Bridges 2018
Featured bridges are: Isleton Bridge (Isleton, California); Royal Gorge Bridge (Canon City, Colorado); Dom Luis I Bridge (Porto, Portugal); Crescent Avenue Bridge (Fort Wayne, Indiana); M-231 Bridge (Ottawa...

A World to Live In: An Ecologist’s Vision for a Plundered Planet, By George M. Woodwell. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2016

Route 66 Crossings: Historic Bridges of the Mother Road, By Jim Ross. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016

Calendar: Bridges 2017
Featured bridges are: Tongjin Bridge (Nanxun, Huzhou, China); St. John's Bridge (Porto, Portugal); Foresthill Bridge (Placer County, California); San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (San Francisco, California);...

A Foundation Engineering Trip Down the Mississippi: Foundations for Mississippi River Bridges from Minnesota to Louisiana
Huckleberry Finn had his adventure, but for those interested in foundation engineering, this article will float you down the Mississippi River on your own encounter with the many bridges...

Spread Footings Revisited: Geotechnical Advances Lead to Expanded Use for Bridge Abutments
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has historically used steel shell piles to support highway bridge structures, probably due to a blend of familiarity and efficiency among...

Evaluating Bridges With Unknown Foundations for Susceptibility to Scour: North Carolina Applies Risk-Based Guidelines to Over 3,750 Bridges
Scour occurs when flowing water removes erodible material such as sand and rock. For bridges over water, scour affects the stability of pier and abutment foundations and contributes to...

National Usage of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil to Support Bridges
The Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Integrated Bridge System (GRS IBS) was developed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) almost 20 years ago to help meet the demand for the next...

Lincoln's Greatest Case: The River, The Bridge, and the Making of America, By Brian McGinty. New York City: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2015

Calendar: Bridges 2016
Featured bridges are: Irondequoit Bay Outlet Bridge (Irondequoit, New York); Dongshuimen Bridge (Chongqing, China); South Grand Island Bridge(s) (Grand Island, NY); Salmon Bay Bridge (Seattle,...

Dynamic Response of the Hood-Canal Floating Bridge

Dynamic Response of Floating Bridge to Wave Forces

Measurements of On-Site Dynamic Parameters for Seismic Evaluations

 

 

 

 

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