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Engineered Solutions: How to Maximize Usefulness of Joist Girder Panels

April 17, 2019 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

The right plan can mean the most cost-efficient use of steel in construction Sponsored by:           Joist Girders are so common as to be almost invisible. They are the primary structural framing members of myriad projects big and…

April 2019 Trends

April 17, 2019 - in Articles, Trends

In this section, Informed Infrastructure compiles infographics from trusted sources that reveal insight on infrastructure spending. We also compile some…

Final Thoughts: Let’s Talk About Our Favorite Projects

April 17, 2019 - in Articles, Column

As I sat at my desk trying to come up with an interesting topic to discuss, I decided to let you, the reader, do a little thinking about your interesting…

Code Update: AISI Publishes Design Example to Illustrate New Method for Analytical Modeling of Cold-Formed Steel Structures

April 10, 2019 - in Articles, Column

Engineers in the construction industry have traditionally relied on simplified approaches to building design based on standardized formulas and tabulated solutions. However, as software and tools evolve and become more accessible, the industry’s forward-thinking…

ReEngineering the Engineer: Why Not Dream Big?

April 8, 2019 - in Articles, Column

When I started my company several years ago, I decided to play the “I need to be close to home” card. Instead of commuting 20 miles to Charlotte, N.C., every day, I found some office space close to our home. I was pretty sure I’d be spending a lot of…

Future Forward: Innovative Mixed-Reality Technology Improves Construction Monitoring

April 3, 2019 - in Articles, Profile

This page profiles innovative and impactful applied research in civil and structural engineering to spur continuing thought and dialog to create a better industry. These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject…

Change Leader: Early Partnerships Among Engineers and Solution Providers Lead to the Best Projects

April 3, 2019 - in Articles, Profile

These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject and are not necessarily shared or endorsed by this publication. Ben Eder is ITT Enidine’s global product manager for large bore shock, infrastructure and seismic…

Change Leader Full Interview: Early Partnerships Among Engineers and Solution Providers Lead to the Best Projects

April 3, 2019 - in Interview

These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject and are not necessarily shared or endorsed by this publication. Ben Eder is ITT Enidine’s global product manager for large bore shock, infrastructure and seismic…

Future Forward Full Interview: Innovative Mixed-Reality Technology Improves Construction Monitoring

March 28, 2019 - in Articles, Interview

This page profiles innovative and impactful applied research and development in civil and structural engineering to spur continuing thought and dialog to create a better industry. These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are…

Infrastructure Outlook: Lessons to Learn from Public-Private Partnerships and Military Housing

March 21, 2019 - in Articles, Column

America’s infrastructure is in dire need of repairs. In its latest report, the American Society of Civil Engineers warns that our infrastructure is “falling apart.” Addressing these issues will require massive financial commitments, which is why…