Monthly Archives: May 2012
Joseph Butler (1692-1752): Probability is the very guide of life. Arnold Yuan: Uncertainty is the very guide to research; where there’s uncertainty there is research.
Infrastructure Canada (http://www.infrastructure.gc.ca/index-eng.html), under the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, is the lead federal department responsible for infrastructure policy development and program delivery. Infrastructure Canada delivers a broad range of infrastructure programs, providing flexible and effective funding support to … Continue reading
The following graph will speak more than one thousand words when somebody wants to coax young fellows to study civil engineering. Source: Canadian Construction Overview (PDF), by Mark Casaletto, Reed Construction Data (2012)
Dr Mihailo D. Trifunac is a professor of earthquake engineering at the University of Southern California. He recently published a review paper on earthquake response spectra in Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. The opening paragraphs, in my opinion, represent an … Continue reading