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Engineering and Design
4 months ago

BIM for reinforced concrete - it's in the details

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a critical part of how structural building and infrastructure systems are designed and built today, but the reinforced concrete industry has been lagging behind structural steel when it comes to its adoption of BIM. This is due to the highly fragmented nature of its supply […]

Read more Pawel Piechnik

Recent Posts

Dynamo to Generate Wind Loads in Revit

High winds can be very destructive because they generate pressure against the surface of a structure. In structural engineering we call the intensity of this pressure the wind load. The effect of the wind is dependent upon the size and shape of the structure. Calculating wind load is necessary for […]

Tomasz Fudala
Steel Detailing
16 days ago

Coastal Library ‘Rides the BIM Wave’ with Revit and Advance Steel workflows

For a library project in a California beach town, 3D modeling using Revit and Advance Steel workflows helped a design-build project team deliver a challenging but symbolic design on an accelerated timeline. When architects delivered renderings for a 14,380-square-foot library facility in Imperial Beach, Calif., local stakeholders praised the design […]

Michael Gustafson
Concrete Detailing
22 days ago

Precast Column with Corbels in Revit

The use of linear precast elements generally means placing the connecting faces at the beam-column junctions. The beams can be seated on corbels at the columns, for ease of construction and to aid the shear transfer from the beam to the column. The beam-column joints accomplished in this way are […]

Tomasz Fudala
Steel Detailing
about 1 month ago

Tips and Tricks for using Autodesk Advance Steel from AU2016 (Part II)

In my last post I summarized some of the Advance Steel tips for modeling that I covered during my class at Autodesk University last fall. This post picks up where that one left off and describes the software features Advance Steel has for helping you create and manage documentation more […]

Philippe Bonneau


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