Integrated Buildings & Structures


Latest Discussion Posts

  • Mohammad, What a great question. As many have mentioned, there are a lot of software packages available, and depending on the industry you work in or the company you work for, some may be preferred. I would recommend finding a software package that is ...

  • How can we consider the fastener-floor interaction effect in the seismic analysis of the nonstructural components? ------------------------------ Kashif Salman Research Assistant, Structural System Laboratory South Korea Kunsan National University South ...

    1 person recommends this.
  • The Carbon Working Group (CWG) of the Structural Engineering Institute's Sustainability Committee is pleased to announce the publication of its new white paper, Achieving Net Zero Embodied Carbon in Structural Materials by 2050 . Avoiding ...

  • ​Greetings, Colleagues, I'm looking for a meter or sensor with a proven ability to detect motion and which can be mounted on a masonry block wall.  At one of our power generating stations the plant operators contend that a critical wall is moving or ...

  • Brittany, Great question - and an easy one to answer. PE licensure is vitally important to the infrastructures improvements across the country because: 1) It provides a demonstration of competence in engineering work that is vital for protecting ...

  • I fall into the 40% "the same" category, but I have been working from home for some time prior to COVID.  Curious to hear what others think, and how those opinions might change the longer we work from home. ------------------------------ Stephanie Slocum ...

  • I think the bldg has 23 floors. Shear walls shall be given. At joint of columns and beams some hauch effect is applied by additional thickness and reinforcement. RCC lift Wells shall be given is good. Hauch gives earthquake resistant.   ------Original ...

  • Hi all, I wanted to start a thread about the Call for Proposals for Structures Congress 2021 since the June 3rd deadline is quickly approaching.  I submitted a proposal last year for the "Sessions without Abstracts" submission option which was accepted ...

    2 people recommend this.
  • Profile Picture

    Maximum span RCC bldg

    What shall be the maximum span given for a nine storeyed RCC bldg with 2basement floor s +2 commercial s +5 studio apartments floor s ------------------------------ Alex Thomas R.Eng, M.ASCE CochinAlexThomasR.Eng, M.ASCEIndia ----------------------- ...

  • Thank you for the information Richard!  I will be redesigning the system and will take your recommendations into consideration. ------------------------------ Eric Gilliland Aff.M.ASCE Gilliland Engineering Denver CO ------------------------------

Upcoming Events

Announcements

  • Structures 2020 Virtual Event

    Sign up now for the Structures 2020 Virtual Event! Presenting highlight content from Structures Congress that was canceled due to the pandemic.