Letters for February 2006
New and noteworthy
Engineers know how to do something constructive. What they do adds value and uplifts the human spirit. Visionaries and futurists say that the strongest nations in the future will be those that have the best engineering base.
For February 2006
This article presents a brief summary of the observations related to damage to engineered buildings by Hurricane Katrina.
As a member of the SEA of Washington’s Emergency Preparedness Committee, I recently toured the facility that is responsible for making Emergency Alert System announcements when there is a disaster in Washington State.
As our industry continues to move toward employing a Building Information Modeling (BIM) approach on projects, there is immediate value to be gained from using a technologybased collaboration process.
Our editor hosts a roundtable discussion on the question of, "What will architectural and engineering (A/E) firms look like in 15 to 20 years?"
The International Code Council’s 2003 International Building Code (IBC) Table 1607.1, Item 16, sets forth a uniform live load of 40 pounds per square foot (psf ) for passenger vehicle parking garages.
"Don’t ignore outsourcing" and "Liability and retirement"
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