The reorganization of the wind loads section, addition of tabulated wind pressure data, and the new base for mapped wind speeds in the new edition of ASCE 7 should simplify calculations of some wind loads and create more uniform reliability in the design of structures.
When is the correct time to have P.E. after your name?
I believe that what you think of yourself—and your pride in your profession—is reflected in how you choose to dress.
According to a global survey commissioned by the American Management Association, business objectives and deadlines are the leading factors most likely to cause unethical corporate behavior.
The terms special inspection, inspection, and structural observation constitute three areas of quality control. Often, confusion exists as to a structural engineer's responsibility within these three areas.
Building code provisions for special inspections require comprehensive inspection and testing of a building’s structural elements, as well as some designated, non-structural building systems during construction.
Feedback article sheds further light on archaic floor system and how to deal with it today.
This "Code Simple" will attempt to clarify the determination of Exposure Category D.
Second of a two-part series In this article, the authors discuss the format, requirements, benefits, and challenges of the new, two-day, 16-hour-long licensing exam for...