Fire in the Hole: Emergency Repairs to the Robinson Creek Tunnel
On the eve of April 26, 2014, an arsonist set fire to the CSX Transportation (CSXT) Robinson Creek tunnel. The tunnel is located about 120 mi. southeast of Lexington, near Pikeville, KY. The 742-ft-long...

Interactive Graphics Dynamic Analysis of Frames

Cyclic Response of Steel-Stud Framed Wall Panels

Aseismic Design of a 31-Story Frame-Wall Building

Rebuilding the Route Interchange: Ground Improvement on the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project
Error should be: Rebuilding the Route 1 Interchange: Ground Improvement on the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project...

Current Programs in American Post-Secondary Wood Design Education
Wood engineering has been a requirement in civil/structural engineering education curricula forcenturies. In 1990, a comprehensive survey was conducted of wood engineering educationprograms...

An Experimental Study on the Behaviour of Full-Scale Composite Steel Frames under Furnace Loading
In view of recent large fires in tall buildings, such as One Meridian Square (USA), East Tower Central Park (Venezuela), World Trade Center (USA) and Windsor Tower (Spain), there has been...

Post and Pad
As the name implies, this type of foundation consists of a concrete or wood pad placed on or buried in the ground. It is the lowest priced option for buildings on frozen silt, which may...

Structural Condition Assessment
In Structural Condition Assessment, editor-in-chief Robert Ratay gathers together the leading people in the field to produce the first unified resource on all aspects of structural condition...

A New Woodrow Wilson Bridge — From the Bottom-Up

A More Perfect Union
Established to promote greater public understanding of the United States Constitution, the National Constitution Center facility in Philadelphia is a structure of complex geometries articulated...

Special Structures: Past, Present, and Future
Special structures are landmarks and testimonials to the achievements of the structural engineering profession. They are true three-dimensional...

Wood and Wood-Based Materials: Current Status and Future of a Structural Material
Wood is one of the earliest construction materials, and the structural use of wood and wood-based materials continues to steadily increase. In fact, new wood-based materials continue to...

Performance-Based Criteria for FRP Products and Materials
In most ways, fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) structures perform similar to wood and steel structures. There are, however, certain differences and these differences are described in this...

A River Runs through It
The new stadium under construction for the New England Patriots is architecturally and structurally unique, but it is also attracting attention for another reason: the restoration of a...

Superior Court
For a sport obsessed with getting a round ball through a hoop, the shape of the new Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame seems entirely appropriate. The building is intersected by...

Winning Combination
The complex, 4.1-mi (6.6-km) long Richmond-San Rafael Bridge across San Francisco Bay is being upgraded as part of California's $2.5-billion program for seismically retrofitting...

Strength from Within
After decades of being continuously struck by rockfalls and wayward vehicles, Knapps Hill Tunnel—a highway structure built in 1936 and located on state Route 97A in central Washington...

Mile High Design
Denver's hybrid steel and concrete Invesco Field at Mile High, the National Football League's first design/build stadium, is on schedule to replace the existing...

Woodrow Wilson Bridge: Soft Ground Challenges in Virginia

 

 

 

 

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