Monthly Archives: June 2011

Structural Steel Industry Hosts Third Annual SteelDay September 23

Mark Sept 23 on your calendars for Steel Day.  Some of this year’s topics include Steel Making and Recycling, HSS Producers, Steel Service Centers, BIM, Steel Fabrication, Advanced Machinery and Robotics, and Steel Installation. (Chicago, IL) – Have you seen … Continue reading

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14th Edition Steel Construction Manual to be Available July 1

The 14th Edition of the Steel Construction manual is scheduled for availability on July 1.  From AISC: (Chicago, IL) – AISC’s 14th Edition Steel Construction Manual will be available in hard copy format on July 1. Once the 14th Edition is available, AISC … Continue reading

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New Release LEAP Bridge v10.00.01

Bentley has issued a new version of their Leap Bridge suite (v10.00.01).  This major version includes numerous added features, enhancements, and bug fixes.  For a full extensive list head on over to their product update blog. New Release LEAP Bridge … Continue reading

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Natural Earthquake Protection System Discovered in Caribbean

MIT’s Technology review has posted an article on how ancient buried mangrove swamps found in the Caribbean can absorb energy from earthquakes and reduce the potential for liquefaction.  The paper was published by Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America; June … Continue reading

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Analyzing Urban Traffic Statistics with Wolfram|Alpha

Traffic statistics is yet another topic that Wolfram|Alpha can analyze.  The Wolfram|Alpha blog gives some examples for the usage. New York City. Los Angeles. Chicago. Each of these cities is renowned for a diverse array of cultural, entertainment, culinary, and … Continue reading

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Steel Bridge Design Handbook

Steelbridges.org has an online Steel Bridge Design Handbook.  The initial Chapters and Design Examples of the renamed Steel Bridge Design Handbook are available for download on their website.  The examples are quite informative. The original Highway Structures DesignHandbook was produced by US … Continue reading

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