Building on more than sixty years of finding innovative solutions to construction-related problems, WJE recognizes the value of knowledge sharing and collaboration, not just among our employees but with our industry colleagues as well. Through a series of articles, our experts share their knowledge and experiences on a variety of topics, both general and specific. We encourage you to use our filters to find subjects that interest you and may help you better understand a challenge you face in your work.
The MRCA commissioned a research and testing program to investigate the effect on bond capacity... MORE >Findings of Low Rise Foam Adhesive Test Program
Learn the benefits of employing an optional strategy to evaluate flaws when welding to AWS D1.1 MORE >Recommendations for Developing Alternative Flaw Acceptance Criteria for Structural Steel Welds
New building projects should consider the impacts of demolition, excavation, dewatering, and... MORE >WJE Primer: An Overview of Risks in Adjacent Demolition and Construction
This study aims to detect spaces with potential problems that causes energy overconsumption,... MORE >BIM—Energy Simulation Approach for Detecting Building Spaces with Faults and Problematic Behavior
Biogenic sulfuric acid attack is probably the most common and most severe biodegradation... MORE >Biogenic Sulfuric Acid Attack and Case Studies
This article discusses the evaluation and possible retrofit of roof diaphragms when certain... MORE >The IEBC's Roof Diaphragm Evaluation Requirements
Thermal movement in copper gutter liners and the incorporation of expansion joints MORE >WJE Primer: Copper's Coefficient of Thermal Expansion Varies, But to Little Effect
Air-filled blisters are examined in this case-study of a tilt-up concrete warehouse that showed... MORE >Blistering Coating on Tilt-Up Concrete
Hygrothermal performance of wall assemblies is exceptionally complex—a function of numerous... MORE >ASHRAE 90.1 and Cold-Weather Condensation
This article explores the history of the weight classification and nomenclature of... MORE >When is No. 30 Asphalt Felt Not No. 30 Asphalt Felt?
Alkali-silica reaction (ASR) is a common distress mechanism associated with certain aggregates... MORE >ASR-Related Distress in Floor Coatings
Deterioration of older reinforced concrete structures is commonly caused by one or more of four... MORE >Lessons in Galvanic Cathodic Protection Technology from Soldier Field and the Franklin Avenue Bridge
Managing water infiltration on mass masonry buildings and Owner's expectations is an iterative... MORE >Jackson Condominiums Water Infiltration: Understanding Expectations and Intent
Technical brief for an FHWA-sponsored project that explores the use of small unmanned aerial... MORE >Use of Small Unmanned Aerial Systems for Bridge Inspection
Steeple investigations of historic churches can expose unsuspected deterioration or impaired... MORE >Measuring Up to Steeple Remediation
The effects of vibrations from human traffic and construction on museum collections are examined MORE >Vibrations and Museum Collections, Part 1
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WJE encourages its engineers, architects, and materials scientists to contribute to the ongoing dialogue of the built world through the sharing of presentations at conferences, seminars, and other educational forums. Please check back on a regular basis to see where a WJE expert will be speaking next.
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FacadeOrdinance.com contains general information regarding facade ordinances in various cities throughout the United States. The site contains information, deadlines, and timelines on facade ordinances for Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Jersey City, Milwaukee, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and St. Louis.
SeismicOrdinances.com serves as a knowledge base for information regarding seismic assessment and retrofit requirements and relevant deadlines that pertain to seismic ordinances in various cities throughout California. The site covers both wood-frame soft-story structures and non-ductile concrete structures in the following cities: Alameda, Berkeley, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Carpinteria, Culver City, Fremont, Hayward, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Mountain View, Oakland, Pasadena, Richmond, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Monica, Torrance, and West Hollywood.