Onshore Structural Design – How to Design Each Facility Feature

The structural design of onshore facilities is intricate due to the dependence of the structural engineer on experience, past projects, several internal/external stakeholders for parameters for the design and different codes of practice. For example, if an engineer is to design a vertical vessel, they will require the weight, wind load, bolt positions and size… Read More Onshore Structural Design – How to Design Each Facility Feature

Hidden Secrets of Money – Unusual Nature of this Recession

According to Britannica, 5 of the world’s most devastating financial crises (in recent times), occurred in 1772, 1929-39, 1973, 1997 and 2007-08. As at October of 2009, unemployment rate in the US crossed the 10% mark. This 10% mark has been crossed twice since the great depression, which was until the pandemic. As at April… Read More Hidden Secrets of Money – Unusual Nature of this Recession

Your Guide to Health – The Dental and Heart Health Connection

In recent years, the need to have better dental hygiene has reverberated. The response of some people may be due to their fear of losing a tooth or more which could affect normal everyday use of the mouth. From the perspective of medical professionals and researchers, however, dental health goes beyond eating and talking; it… Read More Your Guide to Health – The Dental and Heart Health Connection

Onshore Structural Design – What is it all about?

There are a number of civil and structural engineers who have attempted to work in the power, petrochemical or even the oil industry without success. They usually find themselves to be unqualified due to the specialist nature of the structural engineering approach in the sector. Some reasons young engineers do not have the requisite skills… Read More Onshore Structural Design – What is it all about?

Hidden Secrets of Money – Making Money is a Game with Rules

The Battle of Waterloo was fought in June 1815. It was a battle between Napoleon Bonaparte heading the French Army and Duke of Wellington leading the British coalition. An end to the Napoleonic Wars took place on the 18th of June were the British forces defeated the French. Prior to this significant happening, the sponsors… Read More Hidden Secrets of Money – Making Money is a Game with Rules

Bearing Supports on Structures – Simple Design and Uses of Elastomeric Bearing

Bearings are support items used in absorbing the stress effects from a bridge or building structure. Elastomeric bearings fall under bridge bearings, and there are a wide variety of these used for various applications.  There are a lot of bridge bearings that are similar to these, such as neoprene bearings and laminated elastomeric bearings, and… Read More Bearing Supports on Structures – Simple Design and Uses of Elastomeric Bearing