Tag: Codes and Standards

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Simplify your workflow with ASCE 7 Online

An integral part of building codes in the United States, ASCE 7 is vital in the daily practice of civil engineers, building officials, and architects. ASCE 7 Online provides a faster, easier way for engineers to work with ASCE 7.

Spotlighting seismic design criteria for nuclear facilities

Technical updates to the latest edition of ASCE/SEI 43 ensure the proper design of nuclear facilities.

ASCE seeks public comment on two structural standards

ASCE is seeking comments on two professional standards this spring.

US plans to retire ‘survey foot’ length

After almost 60 years of dragging its feet, the U.S. government prepares to retire the historical unit of measure.

Designing tall buildings for wind

A new ASCE Manual of Practice brings much-needed consistency to criteria for tall buildings specific to wind effects.

ASCE seeks comments on new sustainability standard

ASCE is conducting a public comment period on the new standard activity ASCE/COS 73-XX Standard Requirements for Sustainable Infrastructure, open now through Jan. 18.

FHWA proposes 10-year debarment for FIGG Bridge Engineers

A partially constructed reinforced-concrete pedestrian bridge collapsed during a post-tensioning operation. The bridge designer contests the government's findings.

Carbon composites make their way from the lab to the field

Researchers at the University of Kentucky are pioneering a family of lightweight CFRP composite products.