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When designing a construction project, few people realize that the designer often cannot answer common questions that arise during the construction process. The owner's structural engineer, better known as the engineer of record (EOR), is hired primarily to design the project, but after the plans...
Exactly 32 years after its largest earthquake, Mexico City sustained extensive damage from a combination of trepidatory and oscillatory quakes. On Sept. 19, 2017, the combined 7.1 and 8.2 Richter scale measurements made the 2017 quake the second largest in Mexican history. Despite new, seismic...
Construction Engineering - The Basics Construction engineers are key players in promoting the successful implementation of any project worth its time and expense. They work with contractors to identify project challenges, provide value engineering, and ensure safety. Their primary focus is to...
With any large construction project, there are multiple stages where the structure isn't ready to support itself. That's where falsework comes in. Similar to a parent's job with their child, falsework's job is to provide support until the structure can be supported on its own. What else is...
Are you aware of the regulations that govern demolition of buildings, bridges, and other structures? Did you know that regardless of the type of structure being demolished, the same set of OSHA standards apply? Before you start tearing down that next structure, it's important to have your safety...