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June 15, 2017

This week, ASCE publishes its signature standard, ASCE/SEI 7-16, Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures. It is the first update to the essential resource...
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February 27, 2017

Cohen ASCE Distinguished Member Edward Cohen, who oversaw the creation of ASCE 7 and shared in ASCE’s 1987 Outstanding...
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December 8, 2016

The votes are in and counted, and the preliminary news is good for ASCE 7-16. Governmental members of the International Code Council voted to adopt ASCE 7-16, Minimum Design Loads and Associated...
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October 21, 2016

The first update to ASCE 7 in six years, ASCE 7-16, Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures, took a step closer to adoption as an International Code Council...
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July 29, 2016

It feels good to bring an educated opinion to those “water cooler” chats at work. For many, it’s the time-honored ritual of Monday morning quarterbacking after the weekend’s football...
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May 4, 2016

Chock Resilience has become a buzzword in civil engineering circles, but for Gary Y.K. Chock, the concept is nothing new....
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September 1, 2015

One of ASCE’s most referenced standards is getting an update, and civil engineers are invited to contribute. ASCE 7 outlines the minimum design loads for buildings and other structures. After...
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