Tag: seismic design

New ASCE Press Book Aids Stakeholders in Understanding Seismic Ground Motion

Reston, Va. –When the ground shakes, as a result of earthquakes, structural inertia prevents buildings from moving in unison with the ground. To extend the...

Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project: Bringing to life California’s first long-span cable-stayed bridge

By Josh Mattheis and Matt Carter After over 50 years in operation, the Gerald Desmond Bridge is at the end of its useful life and...

Problem Solving

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...

What’s New in ACI 318-19: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete

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...

Steel design resources

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 offers on-demand webcast on seismic effect on helical piles

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.

USRC issues top reasons to support California Earthquake Resiliency Bill

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.

USRC announces broad support for seismic resilience bill

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.

Think Wood Research Library offers fire and seismic studies

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.

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