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?Continue reading “ETABS oAPI/API TUTORIAL: HOW TO CRACK AUTOMATION SPEED SECRETS USING VBA AND EXCEL”
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:Continue reading “BASEMENT WALL CONSTRUCTION METHODS: WHICH ONE IS BEST FOR YOUR PROJECT?”
HOW TO READ STRUCTURAL DRAWINGS: A DEEP DIVE FROM A TO Z
Structural drawings are a series of pages which explain and illustrate the structural framing of a building or structure including its strength, member size and stiffness characteristics.Continue reading “HOW TO READ STRUCTURAL DRAWINGS: A DEEP DIVE FROM A TO Z”
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.Continue reading “3 REASONS WHY YOUR BUILDING IS MAKING NOISE: CREAKY BUILDING SYNDROME”