1st April 2014
First published: 1st April 2014
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Skyscraper expert John Viise can trace his structural engineering ancestry back to pioneers in the field. But the American counsels modern engineers to 'work the problem' for themselves rather than rely too much on computers. During a recent trip to the UK, he spoke to Jackie Whitelaw.
David Hodgson (M) provides an alternative perspective on BIM; citing the history of ‘Information Management’ in the oil and gas industry, the lessons learned and the obstacles and opportunities that Information Management and BIM present for structural engineers.
This article explains the formation of the concrete flange of a composite beam using pre-cast units, highlighting the associated benefits.