Calling all Best Firms”
Each year, after the Best Structural Engineering Firm To Work For Contest winners list is published, I receive calls and e-mails from subscribers telling me how great their firm is, and asking me to please consider their firm next time.Well next time is here! However, it is not up to me to select firms to consider for this achievement.
Concrete under stress
There is little argument that today’s owners have a vested interest in using innovative techniques that not only provide efficient and cost-effective construction solutions, but also provide long-term value in terms of life-cycle cost. One growing solution – the VSLABTM post-tensioning system – has proven to be a leading means of minimizing maintenance costs of concrete structures.
Letters to the Editor
First segmental bridge The In Structural History article, Arches of the Natchez Trace,” published in the November 2004 issue of Structural Engineer, states that this double-arch bridge is the first segmental concrete bridge built in the United States.” I would like to draw your attention to the fact that the first, matched segmental concrete bridge […]
Composite reinforcementThe University of Missouri-Rolla, in conjunction with The Structural Group and Hard-wire LLC, recently published two papers concerning the use of Hardwire©. These two papers, one dealing with the retrofit of identically prepared concrete beams in a scientific environment and the other dealing with the retrofit of an existing concrete structure on-site, prove out […]