Tadaki Kawada traces the modern suspension bridge from its earliest appearance in Western civilization only 200 years ago to the enormous Akashi Kaikyo and Storebælt bridges completed at the end of the twentieth century.
This book is an essential resource for candidates who are preparing for the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) examination in architectural engineering.
This report synthesizes the existing information on hybrid coupled wall (HCW) systems into helpful recommendations pertaining to their seismic analysis and design.
This report provides a one-stop reference of failures in steel structures, along with considerations for preventing them.
Finley Charney provides authoritative explanations of the seismic provisions offered in Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, Standard ASCE/SEI 7-05.
S.K. Ghosh, Susan Dowty, and Prabuddha Dasgupta describe the revisions to the seismic load requirements set forth in Standard ASCE 7-10, Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures.
T. Eric Stafford summarizes the changes to the wind load requirements set forth in the latest edition of the Standard for minimum design loads.
Michael O'Rourke provides a detailed and authoritative interpretation of the snow load provisions of Standard ASCE/SEI 7-10.