Development in the area of steel products and services.
August 2006 people watch
The Steel Strong-Wall is Simpson’s newest addition to the Strong-Wall product line. These pre-fabricated shearwalls not only offer higher load values, but are available in narrower models to offer additional design versatility.
Our expert panelists share their understanding of the status of BIM advancement within the industry and discuss some concerns that arise from BIM adoption.
August 2006 letters to the editor.
The technology of building information modeling is going to transform the construction industry and affect the jobs of every discipline involved in creating and sustaining the built environment—including structural engineers.
Hiding an unsightly structure below grade is a good idea—if the walls hold. That was precisely the problem with the walls in the Stagecoach Compressor Station in Owego, N.Y.
Section 1602.1 Definitions (Diaphragm, flexible) and Section 1617.5.3 Horizontal Distribution
The more I learn, the more I am impressed and convinced that the potential efficiencies gained through building information modeling (BIM) technology will revolutionize the AEC industry.
The conventional 2-D-based delivery system may work well in a well-defined design/construction schedule, but in most real-world situations, design, detailing, fabrication, and installation are increasingly concurrent activities.
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