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    Calculation and Applying Design Wind Loads on Buildings Using the Envelope Procedure of ASCE 7-10
    Diagnosis, Repair, and Restoration of Building Facades

Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers

    Designing Structures for Tsunami Resilience using the New Chapter 6 of ASCE 7-16
    Introduction to Navigation Channel Design
    Navigation Engineering - Challenges of Sustainability and Resilience
    Sustainable Sediment Management for Navigation Projects
    Tornado and High Wind Shelter Design

Codes and Standards

    Designing with AWC's National Design Specification (NDS) for Wood Construction 2015: Overview and Changes from Previous Editions
    International Building Code Essentials for Wood Construction - Fire Protection Basics for Structural Engineers
    Introduction to the Design of Wood Lateral-Force Resisting Systems in Accordance with 2015 International Building Code
    Seismic Design of Ordinary, Intermediate, and Special Steel Moment Frames
    Seismic Screening of Buildings Using ASCE 41-13


    Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) Contracting in Transportation Infrastructure Programs
    Curtainwall Primer for Design Professionals
    Design Build: Principles of Designing and Retrofitting Existing Structures for Security Purposes
    Innovative and Smart Construction: Use of Infrared Thermal Profiling and GPR Pavement Density Scanner
    International Project Development and Construction Risk
    Mass Timber Structural Floor and Roof Design
    Permeable Pavement Design: Elements and Case Studies
    Preparing and Implementing Construction Site Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans
    Roadway Construction Quality Control and Inspection Techniques for Concrete Surfaced Pavements
    The First Three Rules of Construction - Document, Document, Document
    The Impact of Design, Construction and Maintenance features on the Long-Term Performance of Pavements
    Use of Bituminous-Based Interlayer Systems, Saw and Seal, and Rubblization to Control Reflective Cracking
    Waste and By-Product Use in Road Construction
    Whole Building Lifecycle Assessment: Quantifying Impacts of Construction Materials

Engineering Mechanics

    Failure of Molecules, Bones, and the Earth Itself: Nanotechnology and Bioinspired Materials in Civil Engineering


    Advanced Permeable Pavement Design - Structural and Hydrologic Considerations, Construction Implementation, and Maintenance
    An Introduction to Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Sustainability and Green Building Design
    An Introduction to Sediment Transport Modeling Using HEC-RAS
    Analysis and Design of Veneer cover soils for Landfills and Related Waste Containment Systems
    Climate Resilience for Critical Infrastructure
    Continuous Simulation Wetlands Hydrological Modeling to Support Mitigation Design
    Decentralized Recharge and Reuse - Innovative Wastewater Systems
    Designing Channels for Stream Restoration: Alluvial Channel Design
    Designing Water Balance Covers (ET Covers) for Landfills and Waste Containment
    Determining Appropriate Level of Engineering and Use of 'Soft Engineering' for Stream Restoration Activities
    Environmental Issues and Mitigation for Low Volume Roads
    Flood Design for a Changing Climate
    Geo-Chemistry: An Important Tool
    Geotextile Tubes for Erosion Control, Dewatering and Decontamination
    Membrane Technologies for Water
    Navigation Engineering - Challenges for the New Decade
    Planning and Design for Stream Rehabilitation with Large Wood
    Planning and Design Guidelines for Small Craft Harbors - An Overview of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 50
    Radar Rainfall Estimation for Modeling and Design
    Reach-Scale Design for River Rehabilitation with Large Wood
    Stream Restoration Bioengineered Retaining Walls for Riverbank Stabilization
    Sustainable Infrastructure Using Envision to Plan, Design and Rate Infrastructure Projects
    The Importance of Floodplain Design in Stream Restoration, River Stablization and Flood Damage Mitigation Projects
    Transforming Urban Water Management - a New Strategy Explored
    Upcoming Revisions ASTME 1527 Standard Practice for Environmental sites Assessment
    Water Balance Modeling for Alternative Covers


    ASCE Canon 8 - Ethics Guiding the Profession to an Inclusive Future


    An Introduction to Value Engineering (VE) for Value Based Design Decision-Making
    An Overview of Geosynthetics and Their Major Applications
    Approaches to Grouting in Karst
    Capillary Barrier Principles and Design
    Design and Rehabilitation of Foundations on Expansive Soils
    Earthwork 101
    Energy Piles - Background and Geotechnical Engineering Concepts
    Engineering Practice for Wetting-Induced Collapse of Soils
    Geosynthetic Applications Accompanying Shale Gas Drilling Operations
    Geosynthetic Basal Reinforcement Over Deep Foundations Including Geosynthetic Encased Stone-Sand Columns
    Geosynthetic Clay Liners in Waste Containment Applications - Dynamic Shear Strength, Stability Analysis, and Case Histories
    Geosynthetic Clay Liners in Waste Containment Applications - Hydraulic and Chemical Compatibility Performance of GCLs in Landfill Cover Systems
    Geosynthetic Clay Liners in Waste Containment Applications - Static Shear Strength of GCLs and GCL Interfaces
    Geosynthetic Clay Liners in Waste Containment Applications: Hydraulic and Chemical Compatibility
    Geotextile Filter Failures
    Guidelines for Inspecting Earth Dams and Associated Outlet Works and Spillways
    Installation, Design and Performance of Prefabricated Drains, aka PVDs
    Interceptor Condition Assessment and Sustainability
    Introduction to Geotechnical Grouting
    Introduction to Rock Mechanics
    Introduction to Unsaturated Soil Mechanics
    Long-Term Durability (aka, Lifetime) of Geosynthetics
    Low Mobility Grouting
    Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) and Gravity Retaining Wall Design Software Parameters
    Recycled Base Aggregates in Pavement Applications
    Seismic Assessment and Design of Water and Sewer Pipelines
    Selected Topics Regarding Geosynthetic Clay Liners
    Sustainable Geotechnical Applications: Coal Combustion Products – Part II of VI
    Sustainable Geotechnical Applications: Construction Using Recycled Materials – Part I of VI
    Sustainable Geotechnical Applications: Foundry Byproducts – Part IV of VI
    Sustainable Geotechnical Applications: Recycled Base Aggregates in Pavement Applications – Part III of VI
    Sustainable Geotechnical Applications: Sustainability & Life Cycle Analysis of Recycled Materials - Part VI of VI
    Sustainable Geotechnical Applications: Tire Derived Aggregate in Geotechnical and Environmental Applications- Part V of VI
    The Measurement of Soil Suction in the Field for Geotechnical Engineering Applications
    The Seismic Coefficient Method for Slope and Retaining Wall Design
    Thermo-mechanical Behavior of Unsaturated Soils
    To Bayes or Not To Bayes
    Use of Geosynthetics for Waterproofing Critical Hydraulic Structures

Hydraulics and Water Resources

    Advanced Bridge Hydraulics with HEC-RAS
    Advanced Culvert Hydraulics with HEC-RAS
    An Introduction to HEC-RAS Culvert Hydraulics
    An Overview of Unsteady Flow Simulations Using HEC-RAS
    Bridge Scour Computations with HEC-RAS
    Calculation and use of Time Concentration
    Culvert Design for Fish Passage - Concepts and Fundamentals
    Culvert Design for Fish Passage - Design Steps and Examples
    Designing Channels for Stream Restoration: Threshold Channel Design
    Dredging Fundamentals
    Estimating Flood Flows Using Regression Methods
    HEC-RAS Dam Breach Modeling - Level Pool Versus Dynamic Reservoir Routing
    Hydraulic Fracturing - Best Practices for Environmental Management
    Hydraulics 101 - Part I and II
    Hydrology 101 - Understanding the Processes
    Introduction to Design of Erosion Control Measures Using Riprap
    Introduction to Runoff Analysis Using Unit Hydrographs
    Navigation Engineering - Understanding the Basics
    Pathogens in Urban Stormwater Systems - A Practical Guide for MS4s
    Pathogens in Urban Stormwater Systems - Source Controls and Stormwater Control Measures
    Pathogens in Urban Stormwater Systems - Understanding and Identifying Sources
    Pipeline Condition Assessment Using Broadband Electromagnetic (BEM) Testing
    Risk and Uncertainty Principles for Flood Control Projects - Getting the Numbers and How to Apply to Projects
    Risk and Uncertainty Principles for Flood Control Projects - Understanding the Basics
    River Information Services: Basics of RIS and Plans for U.S. Implementation
    River Restoration with Large Wood - Detailed Design and Construction
    Salinity - Then and Now - A Look at the Evolution of Salinity Management
    Sediment Characteristics, Sources, and Movement                              
    Storm Water Management Alternatives for Small Commercial Sites
    Stream Restoration - In-Channel Structure Design and Placement
    Stream Restoration - Proper Channel Sizing and the Significance for Future Channel Stability
    Stream Restoration and Bioengineered Bank Stabilization - Fundamental Concepts
    Stream Restoration: What Works and What Doesn't Work
    Streamflow Naturalization for River Basin Studies
    Troubleshooting Unsteady Flow HEC-RAS Models
    Understanding HEC-RAS Errors, Warnings and Notes
    Using Gridded Rainfall in HEC-HMS
    Using HEC-RAS 5.0 for a Coupled 1D/2D Analysis
    Using HEC-RAS 5.0 for Two Dimensional Hydraulic Analyses


    ASCE 59-11 Blast Protection of Buildings - Blast-Resistant Design of Systems, and Components
    Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Integrated Bridge System

Management and Practice

    10 Tips for Winning Federal Business
    Emotional Intelligence for the AEC Industry
    Engineer Your Own Success: 7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Engineering Career
    Financial Assessment of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) - Financial Modeling Exercise
    From Engineering to Entrepreneurship: How to Prepare For, Start and Manage Your Own Engineering firm
    How to Plan Projects Effectively - Two Part Series
    If You Haven't Planned It - You Can't Control It
    Practical Application of LEAN in Design and Construction
    Project Team and People Management - Part I of II
    Project Team and People Management - Part II of II
    Public Speaking - How to Plan, Design, and Deliver a Presentation
    Seismic Risk Assessment and PML study (probable maximum loss) for Buildings


    Practical Applications of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) in Strengthening Existing Concrete and Masonry Structures
    Practical Seismic Evaluation of Existing Buildings Using ASCE 41-13 Tier 1 Screening Procedure with a Case Study
    Seismic Evaluation of Existing Buildings Using ASCE 41-13 Tier 2 and Tier 3 Procedures


    A Rational Approach to Structural and Seismic Issues Related to Historic Buildings
    Advanced Topics in the Seismic Design of Non-Building Structures & Non-Structural Components to ASCE 7-10
    Antiquated Structural Systems
    Architectural Concrete: Design and Construction Strategies to Maintain Appearance & Limit Water Intrusion
    Building Structures and Sustainability
    Changes to the Nonbuilding Structures Provisions in ASCE 7-10
    Connection Solutions for Wood Framed Structures
    Curved Glass Design and Applications
    Deflection Calculation of Concrete Floors
    Design of Concrete Embedments for Shear and Tension
    Design of High-Rise Steel Structures - The Basics
    Design of Masonry Anchors
    Design of Multi-Story Light-Frame Shear Walls
    Design of Roof Structures - Avoiding Common Errors
    Design of Steel Lintels in Masonry Walls
    Design of Wood Beams and Joists
    Design of Wood Connections
    Design of Wood Diaphragms and Shear Walls
    Elevating Wood Framed Structures
    Elimination of Deck Expansion Joints on Existing Bridges
    Engineering Judgment - Structural Renovation of a 100-Year-old Historic Barn
    Engineering Mid-Rise Buildings of Wood Construction
    Evaluating Damage and Repairing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses
    Foundations for Metal Building Systems
    Glued Laminated and Cross Laminated Timbers: Mass Timber for a New Generation of Wood Construction
    Introduction to Jet Grouting and Its Applications
    Introduction to the Seismic Design of Nonbuilding Structures to ASCE 7-10
    Investigation of Winter Roof Failures - Lessons Learned
    Large Wood Diaphragms in Heavy-Wall Buildings: New Understandings of their Seismic Behavior and Improving Their Performance
    Lateral Bracing of Flexural Members
    Petrographic Analysis of Concrete Deterioration
    Philosophy of Structural Building Codes
    Practical Insights for Diaphragm Modeling in the Analysis of Building Structures
    Renovation of Residential Framing
    Renovation of Slabs on Grade
    Renovation of Steel-Framed Buildings
    Renovation of Wood Trusses
    Significant Changes to Tensile Membrane Structures, ASCE 55-16
    Significant Changes to the General Requirements for Determining Windloads of ASCE 7-10
    Significant Changes to the Wind Load Design Procedures of ASCE 7-10
    Significant Changes to the Wind Load Provisions of ASCE 7-10 and Coordination with the 2015 IBC and 2015 IRC
    Snow Loading for Non-Standard Roof Shapes
    Structural Considerations for Building Additions
    Structural Renovation of Parking Garages
    Structural Thermal Bridging in the Building Envelope
    The Five Most Common Errors Made During Bridge Inspections
    The Role of the Specialty Engineer (From the Wood Truss Industry's Perspective)
    Using Nonlinear Analysis and Fiber Wrap Material for Efficient Seismic Retrofit
    Wind Design for Components and Cladding
    Wind Design for Non-Residential Wood Structures


    The Infrastructure Challenge: Prioritization


    A Better Approach to Access Management
    A Closer Look at Road Diets
    A Corridor Approach to Access Management
    Airfield Pavement Condition Assessment - Manual or Automated? Which is Best? 
    Applying Access Management to Roadway Projects
    Automated Public Transit Systems: Best Practices and Potential Future
    Avoiding Roundabout Design Failures: An Interactive Approach to Identifying Error, and Finding Solutions
    Benefits of Pavement Reclamation: How In-Place Recycling has Worked for National Parks/Forests
    Best Practices for Crack Treatments for Asphalt Pavements
    Citizen Traffic-Related Requests - A Correspondence Guide for Working with Residents
    Complete Streets Design
    Complete Streets: State of the Practice
    Complying with the MUTCD - Traffic Signing for Horizontal Curves
    Connected Automated Vehicles Past, Present and Future
    Continuous Pavement Deflection Testing
    Corridor Studies - A Primer for Agencies
    Cost-Effective Treatment Methods to Control Reflective Cracking in Pavements
    Critical Aspects of Timing Traffic Signals to Maximize Road User Safety
    Designing and Implementing Separated Bikeways
    Designing Intersections and Roadways to Reduce Collisions - An Interactive Approach to Identify Safety Upgrades
    Developing, Implementing, & Managing a Comprehensive Citywide Traffic Signal Coordination Program
    Effective Internal Circulation for Commercial Land Developments
    Effective Pavement Management and Its Benefits
    Emerging Technologies for Airport Pavements
    Engineering Treatments and Design Development Strategies for Creating Safe Routes to Schools
    Getting Started with HOT Lanes
    Highway Safety Data Systems
    How to Meet The Federal Traffic Sign Retroflectivity Requirements
    Implementation of GIS in the Airport Environments
    Improving Highway Safety: An Overview of 9 Proven Crash Countermeasures
    Improving the Effectiveness of Traffic Control Devices
    Improving Walkability at Signalized Intersections with Control Strategies
    Innovative Designs for Improving Intersection and Interchange Capacity
    Life Cycle Assessment for Transportation Facilities
    Low-Volume Road Surface Drainage and Drainage Crossing Structures
    Managed Lanes: From Planning through Design to Operations
    Mitigation of Carbon Emissions from Construction Projects
    Pavement Marking Retroreflectivity
    Pavement Preservation
    Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Assessment Studies
    Precast Concrete Pavement Technology and Current Directions
    Prevent Accidents and Traffic Delays - The Art of Delivering and Maintaining Successful Signal Timing Improvements
    Regulatory and Warning Signs - Providing Answers to Common Citizen Requests
    Roadway Construction Quality Control and Inspection Techniques for Asphalt Surfaced Pavements
    Roadway Geometric Design for Improved Safety and Operations - An Interactive Approach to Designing Roadways to Improve the Safety of All Road Users
    Setting and Managing Speed Zones
    Single Lane, Multi Lane and Mini Roundabouts - The Geometric Aspects
    Single Lane, Multi Lane and Mini Roundabouts - The Operational Aspects
    The Road Safety and Signage Audit - Proactive Roadway Safety in the 21st Century
    Toll Technology and Implementation: A look at how Technology has Changed the Implementation of Tolling
    Traffic Studies for Implementing Short-Term and Long-Range Roadway Improvements
    Traffic Volume Data Collection: A Practical Guide
    Transit Signal Preemption and Priority Treatments

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