Numerical Investigation of the Collapse of the Minnesota I-35W Bridge

The I-35 Bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota catastrophically failed during the evening rush hour on August 1, 2007, collapsing to the river and riverbanks beneath. In the years prior to the collapse, several reports cited problems with the...

ASI Blast Analysis

Because the behavior of a structure during a bomb attack or accidental blast is critical to the integrity of the structure and the safety of its inhabitants, understanding the failure mechanisms is what will aid in reducing casualties and protecting investments. ASI...