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Minard Hall Collapse Due to Excavation and Pile Driving

Sturdy Structural<p>Collapse of Minard Hall due to excavation works, reduction of pressure bulb, reduction of bearing pressure, and piling …

Engineering

Structural Engineering Examination Prep EBook

<b>Structural Engineering Examination Prep EBook:</b><br>For the IStructE and HKIE Examinations<p>The writers at Sturdy Structural have gotten together to compile …

Building Information Modeling Uses and Challenges for Structural Engineering

Sturdy Structural<p>Using Building Information Modeling (BIM) as a Structural Engineer and Case Studies on Abu Dhabi Airport, Shanghai Tower, and …

Dutch Tunnel Fast Construction Methods

Sturdy Structural<p>Dutch Tunnel Constructed in One Weekend. Fast construction. Prefabrication and construction …

Engineering

Whatever happened to 3D printing?

Sam Cervantes is a quiet-seeming guy who speaks earnestly about his line of work.<p>When I visited his Brooklyn 3D printer factory in 2013, workers in an assembly line were busy putting together Solidoodle printers. An army of assembled printers whirred as they lay down layers of melted plastic to …

Can Concrete Be Environmentally-friendly?

Concrete – it’s literally the foundational material of the building and construction industry.<p>It’s strong, it’s durable, it’s affordable, it’s …

Zipper Origami Structural Steel Engineering

Structural research team research about zipper origami structural steel tubular structures. Effects on stiffness and strength.

Engineering

Site Conditions

Possible Constraints: The constraint of the site can affect placement or availability of site offices and storage locations. The proximity of …

Basic Info

Structures should be designed and constructed to resist loading combinations under these limit states. ULS = ULS is used to design for safety of the …

Design

Take a look at what the industry had to say about Brexit - UK Construction Week | 2018

A week since the big vote happened, how is the construction industry taking the news following Brexit.<br>Take a look at what the industry had to say …

Construction Industry

Curvaceous Corten steel office beats the heat with solar-savvy design

When Sanjay Puri Architects were commissioned to design an office in Surat, India, where temperatures regularly hit over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the …

Design

What is Shotcrete?

As a structural material, most people are familiar with concrete. However, not everyone is familiar with the form of concrete known as shotcrete. …

Engineering

Resources centre - Resources Centre - The Institution of Structural Engineers

<b>Structural Behaviour Course</b><p>Our Structural Behaviour Course offers 200 sample questions which assess elements of structural behaviour, providing …

Engineering

Free Updated AutoCAD 2017 Apps

Check out these three free, updated AutoCAD 2017 apps. AutoCAD is built to be customized. And, if you’re like most users, you’ve already fine-tuned …

Apps

Panama Canal Expansion Construction in 2 Minute Time-Lapse

It’s been nearly nine years and more than $5 billion in the making, but come hell or high water the Panama Canal Expansion is finally ready to open …

INFOGRAPHIC: How engineering is keeping us safe from earthquakes

Engineering is saving lives and protecting cities from the impacts of earthquakes. Earthquakes can be incredibly devastating, and throughout history, …

Tay Rail Bridge Structural Disaster

Reasons for the structural collapse of the Tay Rail Bridge, such as poor material and inadequate wind loading

Engineering

Structural Insulated Panels: tracking the evolution of the 21st century building system

Ancient Egyptians employed mud bricks for their homes and masonry for their grandest buildings. During the industrial revolution, cast iron rose to …

Architecture

LEED Platinum-certified New Balance World Headquarters raises the bar for indoor environmental quality

The recently completed New Balance World Headquarters just earned LEED Platinum certification , and it's the first building of its kind in the U.S. …

TBM Tunnel Boring Machine

A tunnel boring machine (TBM) is a machine used to excavate and construct long tunnels in varying ground conditions. The type of TBM selected is …

City Politics

Erection of Formwork

Forms shall be maintained after erection to eliminate bending, warping and shrinking.<p>They shall be checked for dimensions and conditions immediately …

Exclusive Interview with the Design Team Proposing for London’s First Timber Skyscraper

Sturdy Structural<p>Interview with the Design Team, PLP Architecture, Smith and Wallwork, and University of Cambridge, that Designed and Proposed …

Top IStructE Chartered Membership (CM) Examination Resources and Tips

Engineering

Introduction to Tensile Fabric Membrane Structures

Basics of Tensile Fabric Membrane Structures. Types and Advantages of Tensile Fabric Structures. Form finding and analysis of pretensioned tensile …

Passive Solar Design in Structural Engineering

Introduction to passive solar housing design and the role of structural engineers in passive solar home design

Engineering