Article - 25 Jul 2003
The distribution of solar energy inside solariums of various designs was determined for New Delhi, India, using Auto-CAD 2000, to predict the passive heating characteristics. Technical Brief
Article - 13 Jun 2003
A new company called CADTEST has devised an industry-standard benchmark for testing the proficiency of personnel in using CAD systems.
Article - 6 Jun 2003
Pitfalls associated with the use of computers in the design of concrete structures are discussed. Abstract.
Article - 16 May 2003
The issues of what aspects of structural analysis engineers need to know, and how best they might be taught, are discussed, considering the widespread use of computers and the availability of robust,...
Article - 8 May 2003
Reports on the design of a process exhaust system in a semiconductor factory using the 3C duct design method. Abstract.
Article - 2 Apr 2003
The masonry arch has declined rapidly as a form of construction in recent decades. This is in part due to perceived cost of initial construction, but also in part because of the lack of education in...
Article - 10 May 2004
It was suggested by Horne in 1973 that when a steel sway frame fails by a plastic collapse mechanism containing one or more redundancies, it would sway until the most favourable set of moments...
Article - 26 Mar 2004
Modern structural analysis software, including finite element analysis ( FEA ), may be run by users with little or no knowledge of the underlying structural mechanics and still give answers. Technical...
Article - 3 Jul 2003
New types of clay roofing tiles are today developed using 3D technology.
Article - 9 May 2003
Investigates whether specialist companies or electrical contractors should build control panels. Abstract.