Tag: structural engineers

Hamel Music Center Uniquely Isolates Sound, Producing Outstanding Performances

By Steve Roloff, P.E., LEED AP The Hamel Music Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a world-class concert hall that required extreme accuracy in...

raSmith Welcomes Tony Smith as Civil Engineer

Smith joins team of 30 civil engineering professionals in the Municipal Services Division BROOKFIELD, Wis. — Tony Smith has joined raSmith in Brookfield, Wisconsin,...

Overview of Rain Loads Provisions for Standard ASCE 7-16 Announced in New ASCE Press...

RESTON, Va. – Rain Loads: Guide to the Rain Load Provisions of ASCE 7-16 provides the practicing structural engineer with a detailed description of the rain load...

A new connection: Comcast pedestrian tunnel

By Thomas J. Friese In the heart of Philadelphia sits the new Comcast Technology Center. The 60-floor, 1,121-foot skyscraper is the tallest building in Philadelphia...

Pennoni names new vice president and adds to Board of Directors

Pennoni announced that E. Michael McCarthy, P.E., was promoted to Vice President and appointed to the firm’s Board of Directors. McCarthy joined Pennoni in 2016 when the firm acquired the assets of McCarthy & Associates, Inc. structural engineers, the firm he founded in 1985.

Know your IP

Basic Intellectual property rules can help civil and structural engineers understand how it affects the AEC industry. By Stephen L. Keefe, P.E., Esq. Intellectual property (IP)...

Increase BIM engagement to remain competitive

When Building Information Modeling (BIM) was first introduced, it initially gained traction with design professionals because it enabled them to iterate more fluidly, analyze...

Report: Christchurch shifts from concrete to steel in post-earthquake rebuild

A University at Buffalo engineering professor co-authored a report with potential significant impacts on how modern cities may be reconstructed following earthquakes. “Reconstructing Christchurch: A Seismic Shift in Building Structural System” is a 170-page report that details the reconstruction of Christchurch, the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, following the 2010-11 earthquake series that shut down the city’s central business district for years.

AEC TECH NEWS: SCIA Engineer 17 boosts productivity for structural engineers

SCIA released SCIA Engineer 17, specifically designed to help structural engineers boost their productivity by enabling them to work much faster, with more precision and transparency in their day-to-day work.

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