WHY IS MY CONCRETE SLAB CRACKING?: INFORMATION FOR HOME OWNERS AND ENGINEERS

You’ve been planning your new home build for months, you’ve signed all the documents, lined up your finance and the construction of your homes foundation slab is underway. As an excited new homeowner you decide to pay your block a visit and look at the freshly placed concrete, but it doesn’t look quite right…there looks to be visible cracks across the surface. “She’ll be right” you can hear the site foreman approaching from the morning smoko break, he continues, “concrete cracks… it’s what it does” . But why is your concrete slab cracking?…

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ETABS oAPI/API TUTORIAL: HOW TO CRACK AUTOMATION SPEED SECRETS USING VBA AND EXCEL

Recently Tesla hosted “AI Day”, which showcased Tesla’s toys and gadgets which are currently in development by way of Artificial Intelligence. This is interesting considering in Elon Musk’s own words… “If AI has a goal and humanity just happens to be in the way, it will destroy humanity as a matter of course without even thinking about it”. It seems that every industry is feeling the effects of advancements in AI and thousands of jobs are tipped to be replaced by AI, but what about the humble role of the Structural Engineer?

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BASEMENT WALL CONSTRUCTION METHODS: WHICH ONE IS BEST FOR YOUR PROJECT?

Not all basement walls are created equal. There are a number of engineering details and construction techniques which suite different applications and constraints for your project. In this article we will explore 5 different types of basement wall construction and compare them based on:

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3 REASONS WHY YOUR BUILDING IS MAKING NOISE: CREAKY BUILDING SYNDROME

As a structural engineer, your heart sinks when you see one of your designed buildings make headlines for all the wrong reasons, as a property owner its devastating to have your home keep you up at night and drive you crazy.

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