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August 30, 2017

The ASCE Structural Engineering Institute’s Trial Design Problems test civil engineers’ practice, while also generating valuable data that improves future codes and standards. Win-win. The...
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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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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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September 2, 2016

In the face of organized opposition from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), ASCE 7-16 Chair Ron Hamburger, S.E., P.E., SECB, F.SEI, is urging ASCE members to contact their local...
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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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January 13, 2015

ASCE is seeking members to serve on a committee to develop standards for blast resistance design and construction of new and existing structures. The committee that will undertake this task is being...
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June 26, 2014

ASCE is seeking members to serve on a committee for the development of a national consensus standard on estimating wind speeds in tornadoes and other windstorms. The intent of the standard is to...
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May 29, 2014

ASCE is seeking members to update existing SEI/ASCE Standard 32-01, Design and Construction of Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations. The intent of the standard is to address the design and...
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May 23, 2014

ASCE is seeking public comments on the update to ASCE/CI 36 Standard Design and Construction Guidelines for Microtunneling. The ASCE public comment period is open through June 20, 2014. This...
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