Tag: seismic design
The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska By Michael Kuhse A collaboration of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and...
By Jack P. Moehle, PhD, PE It’s an acknowledged fact that construction practices are changing at a rapid pace. The American Concrete Institute’s recently released...
AISC offers Night School course and updated Seismic Design Manual The American Institute of Steel Construction’s (AISC’s) new Night School course, Steel Construction: From the...
Ram Jack Systems Distribution sponsored a webcast for engineers featuring Amy B. Cerato, Ph.D., P.E., professor at the University of Oklahoma, who shared research findings regarding the seismic effect on helical piles.
The United States Resiliency Council (USRC) called on state legislators to support AB 2681, a bill now in the appropriations committee that will assist cities in identifying their most seismically vulnerable structures.
The U.S. Resiliency Council (USRC) announced growing support from fair housing, sustainability, design professionals, trade, business and labor organizations for AB2681 by Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian, a bill that will help cities identify seismically vulnerable structures in California communities.
The Think Wood Research Library, launched in 2017, is now stocked with nearly 900 unique pieces of research to aid architects, engineers and other industry professionals in building safe, high-performing buildings, the industry group reported.
South America is one of the most earthquake-prone regions of the world and has witnessed tremendous losses throughout recorded history. A recently released U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) report provides probabilistic tools to help engineers assess seismic hazards, risk, and building code requirements, potentially saving lives and dollars.
The Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) has released the second edition of its Tall Building Initiative Guidelines for Performance-Based Seismic Design of Tall Buildings.