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Webcast of 4-Span Bridge Earthquake Test

9 June, 2010 (23:17) | General | No comments

The University of Nevada at Reno (UNR) is carrying out a large-scale shake-table testing of a four-span bridge, at the UNR Earthquake Engineering Laboratory, on 15 June, 2010 at 10:00 Pacific Time, (18:00 UTC). In itself this is an incredible endevour, but the best thing is that they are webcasting the event live. For details […]

West Point Bridge Designer

27 April, 2010 (17:42) | General | No comments

I was delighted to see that the West Point Bridge Designer program has been updated and the competition is still being run. It really makes bridge design fun! The main website is here: West Point Bridge Design Contest. The program is the main point of interst though. For your design, it animates in real time […]

Engineering Stuff

20 February, 2010 (15:12) | General | 1 comment

Final Year Trip to Munich

2 February, 2010 (03:06) | General | 1 comment

In a revival of a department tradition, this year’s final year students organised a class trip to see some world class structures in Munich, Germany. In a futile attempt to prove that we’re still young, three intrepid lecturers accompanied the class, of which I was one. Since I’m writing this, you know the ending: we […]

Engineers are cool!

15 January, 2010 (03:32) | General | No comments

Some of us knew it already, but now there’s proof! Produced by Arup for the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers 2009 Presidential Address.

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