The National Science Foundation-funded Nonstructural Components Simulator realistically simulated a fully equipped, upper-story hospital room experiencing two levels of seismic activity.
The third annual Structural Engineer’s Buildings Conference & Expo provided thought-provoking discussion on the issues and technology impacting the future of the structural engineering industry.
In September, the Strategic Development Council hosted the first of two Concrete Sustainability Road-Mapping Workshops.
The U.S. General Services Administration and Bentley Systems, Inc., collaborated on development of The Building Information Modeling Guide Series 02—Spatial Validation Program.
The 53rd annual Convention & Exhibition sponsored by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute will be held Oct. 21-24, 2007.
ASCE and ACMA signed a three-year agreement to develop a pre-standard for Load and Resistance Factor Design for Pultruded Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Structures.
The Steel Joist Institute (SJI) and Steel Deck Institute (SDI) are offering full-day, in-depth, five-part programs on Oct. 16, 2007, in Chicago and on Oct. 18, 2007, in New York City.
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved Texas Tech University’s proposed Doctor of Philosophy in Wind Science and Engineering.
The American Society of Civil Engineers’ Structural Engineering Institute (ASCE/SEI) will conduct a public comment period on the first supplement to its Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings Standard (ASCE 41-06).
Placement of a mat slab foundation designed by Degenkolb Engineers represents the largest concrete pour in Coachella Valley history.