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
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
by Malte Scholz – January 6, 2021 If I had to describe 2020 with one word, it might be “unexpected.” Nobody’s year has gone the way they expected it to, and many of us—regardless of our role—are being forced into entirely new ways of working. This is as true for product management teams as it is… Read More 5 Ways Product Teams Can Adapt to Remote Work
Working smarter rather than harder alone is an approach civil and structural engineers need to imbibe to ensure productivity. The field of civil engineering is so broad and complex that an engineer every now and then has to make reference to their mental archives in search of information. Structural Analysis And Design, STAAD, is one… Read More Foundation Design – A Helpful Tools Tutorial
Many in the construction industry are aware of the standards for quality implementation, however, newcomers may assume the concepts of quality assurance and quality control are one and the same. It should be general understanding that these two concepts, although aimed at same purpose, are actually dissimilar. The means by which quality assurance and control… Read More Quality Assurance VS Quality Control and the Responsible Stakeholders
There are certain types of energy saving bulbs being sold in electrical shops today. Some of these bulbs when tested at the shop may be seen to work fine, but when put to use, the bulb may cease to function after 2 weeks. This common occurrence has led many to rue purchasing items from certain… Read More Quality VS Grade – What is the Difference?
From the The Money Files Blogby Elizabeth Harrin If outsourcing is a commercially viable option for you and you’ve made that leap, you still need to put some effort into making sure that the partnership is a positive experience both for you and your outsourcing partner. The infographic below shows five focus areas for making sure your outsourcing… Read More 5 Ways to Make Outsourcing Work [Infographic]