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A belated welcome to our fellow engineers! Last month’s meeting was one of our typical meetings, with the familiar faces of frequent attendants and a few new occasional faces as well. The meeting was sponsored by Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. ; Thus, we were all able to enjoy a few drinks with our fellow engineers.
The Texas A&M University SEAoT Student Chapter has already had a pretty busy October. We hosted Joel Barron, P.E. and Bryan Tyson, E.I.T. from the Dallas office of Thornton Tomasetti. Joel and Bryan gave a presentation over some of the recent sports projects Thornton Tomasetti completed.
Dear fellow Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter members: I thought I would take this opportunity to make sure that my fellow SEAoT chapter members know about the resources available on the NCSEA (National Council of Structural Engineers Associations) website. Of course, as a SEAoT member, you already receive STRUCTURE magazine, a monthly publication of NCSEA, our parent organization.
Although the analysis, repair and upgrade of existing concrete structures is somewhat of a “scientific art” that has been practiced for many years, it has evolved into a complex science that requires a blend of engineering, material science and construction perspectives.
Dear fellow Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter members: I hope you all had a chance to take a break this summer and get away for a holiday or two. Business has been booming in Houston and we as a profession, are very hardworking and deserving of a break.
Precast concrete parking structures make-up over 50 percent of all the parking structures built in the United States. Many of these structures have experienced distress...