National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

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JULY/AUGUST 2017 - Assembly Occupancies

In this issue, NFPA Journal looks at the many challenges that public safety officials in rural areas face—from a shrinking pool of volunteer firefighters to dwindling resources for public outreach—and what NFPA is doing to help. PLUS: the age o... Read more...

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IHS ESDU

The data are principally for use when the design philosophy is one of "safe-life design", that is, the structure or component is required to be crack-free for the specified design life.

The major part of the data consists of constant amplitude stress-endurance curves (S-N curves) for aircraft materials (aluminium and titanium alloys and steels) and structural joints (riveted, bolt... Read more...

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American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Effective July 2017:

ANSI/AWWA B511-17 Potassium Hydroxide

ANSI/AWWA C600-17 Installation of Ductile-Iron Mains and Their Appurtenances

ANSI/AWWA D115-17 Tendon-Prestressed Concrete Water Tanks

ANSI/AWWA E102-17 Submersible Vertical Turbine Pumps Read more...

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BICSI

With our new Telecommunications Project Management course you'll gain a deeper understanding of how to manage projects from bid to completion. We use real-world case studies, hands-on activites and one-on-one instruction to build your PM knowledge base. Read more...

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AASHTO Publications

The AASHTO Materials Standards contains specifications, test methods, and provisional standards commonly used in the construction of highway facilities.

The Materials Standards are produced in a web-based format and are available to purchase as a 12-month, online subscription. Current subscribers automatically receive access to all updates published during their subscription period. Read more...

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AASHTO Publications

This manual is designed to encourage consistency in crash testing and evaluation of roadside safety features. This second edition contains several significant revisions to the 2009 first edition, including a new matrix for cable barrier testing on slopes, modifications to several test vehicle dimensions, and updated test documentation requirements. Read more...

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AASHTO Publications

This document provides guidelines for establishing and administering Value Engineering programs. It is the intent of these guidelines to assist state DOTs in developing successful VE programs, to promote the acceptance and use of VE while allowing maximum flexibility to each state. Read more...

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IHS ESDU

Transition strips on wings

Use of local-flow conditions for calculation of roughness-particle height in transition strips on wings – Transonic Aerodynamics

This methodology is based on that of van Driest and Blumer, which enables the required height of roughness elements in a boundary-layer transition band to be estimated from the local boundary-layer di... Read more...

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AASHTO Publications

These specifications are intended for the design, evaluation, and rehabilitation of highway tunnels and for the design of tunnels constructed using cut-and-cover, bored, mined, and immersed tunnel construction methodologies. Provisions are not included for water conveyance, utility, transit, or rail tunnels, or shafts. Structures internal to tunnels that support roadways over ventilation... Read more...

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