Technology for Structural Engineers

Improved Collaboration Through Virtual Meetings

I love when you set out to write one thing, and end up writing something just a little bit different. When we started brainstorming for this article, we were going to be focusing on Virtual Collaboration, and how structural engineers can use document sharing (i.e. Google Docs/Cloud Applications) to share information among different members of the design team.   During a…read more →

Structural Engineer Magazine Articles: Creating a Software Error Reduction Plan for your Office

In 2009, Brian Quinn and I were approached about writing a technology column for Structural Engineer Magazine. After an article that featured a case study of a small company using BIM proactively, we decided we wanted to write a series of articles focused on how to reduce the risk of making errors while using Structural Engineering software. In our previous…read more →

SERP Checklist

For those engineers who have read the Structural Engineer Magazine Articles on Creating a Software Error Reduction Plan for your Office, we have the following documents that you can use to help start putting together your own SERP. The SERP_Document file is meant to help you identify who in the office should participate in each step of the plan, and…read more →