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Cold-formed steel framing educational opportunities

Steel industry offers resources for beginners and experienced design professionals. By Roger LaBoube, Ph.D., P.E. Here is a familiar problem: You or one of your employees...

When to invest in water

An engineer’s perspective on prioritizing water infrastructure needs By Jim Barbato, P.E. When it comes to our nation’s infrastructure, Americans expect reliable highways, bridges, and water...

Accommodating shrinkage in multi-story wood-frame structures

Procedures for estimating wood shrinkage and detailing options minimize effects on building performance. By Richard McLain, P.E., S.E., and Doug Steimle, P.E. In wood-frame buildings of...

Five challenges drones face in terrain mapping

Quadcopters can significantly decrease the time necessary to complete terrain mapping. Battery management, logistics, and scouting can overcome most problems. By Mark Chesterman Unmanned aerial vehicles, especially...

Overcommitted?

It might be time to reduce distractions and simplify. Most of us have too much to do. We’re overcommitted and don’t know how to say...

Operating expenses

By Tyler Thompson Zweig Group recently issued its 2018 Operating Expenses Survey of AEC Firms. This publication covers operating and overhead expenses of architecture, engineering,...

Coming ashore

The aptly named Black Rock Beach. “No one was looking forward to walking that beach with GPS,” said Andreas Garbe, AG Survey’s managing director. A...

Green infrastructure: Taming the asphalt jungle

Designs that move toward more naturalized stormwater management can help counterbalance impervious urban development. By Gerald DeFelicis, Jr., LLA, RLA, PP, with Maraliese Beveridge Managing surface...

2018 BIM awards

Trimble recognizes North American projects that highlight effective use of modeling for design and construction. The Tekla North America BIM Awards celebrate the success of...
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