November 1, 2018

ASCE has announced the finalists for the 2019 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award, the Society’s preeminent project honor. All five finalists will be honored at ASCE’s 2019 OPAL...
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October 11, 2012

I recently attended the Wood Solutions fair sponsored by Woodworks.org. It was really good; I wood go again. Cheesy as it may sound, I was really excited about the free seminars… and complimentary...
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April 18, 2012

Structural optimization, genetic algorithms, generative modeling and parametric design are the new buzzwords of the structural design industry. They’ve quickly replaced such old fashioned concepts...
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July 24, 2011

Elisha Otis invented the “safety elevator” in 1852.  His invention prevented the elevator cab from plummeting to the ground in the event of a cable break.  This breakthrough gave confidence to...
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January 17, 2011

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan is known for showcasing the latest in automotive engineering. The new concept cars are the stars of the show but perhaps not the most...
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