Create a free account and view content that fits your specific interests in structural engineering Learn More

Latest News

View More

Keller acquires Voges

Keller North America (Keller) announces the acquisition of Voges Drilling Inc., a drilled shaft contractor in New Braunfels, Texas, with over 30 years of experience. Acquisition of Voges further expa...

View More

6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes India-Myanmar border region: no reports of damage

No immediate reports of damage after a shallow and strong earthquake of magnitude 6.1 that struck the Myanmar-India border region early on Friday. According to India's National Center for Seismolog...

View More

Qatar: a fully demountable stadium built with shipping containers completed

The stadium known as Ras Abu Aboud is a 40,000-seat sports venue near Doha's port and it is the first stadium in FIFA World Cup history designed to be fully demountable. Shipping containers of dif...

View More

Keller ranks #1 on on Excavation and Foundation firms for 2021 ENR

Engineering News Record (ENR) ranks for the third year in a row Keller #1 Excavation and Foundation firm. This is Keller’s third year holding this top position. Before 2019, this position was held by...

View More

Earthquake prediction in the lab using deep learning

Lives and billions of dollars in infrastructure damage every year is the cost of earthquakes in the United States. Earthquakes can occur at any time, and there is no way to predict them, at least now...

Industry Section

View More

Keller launches new global wellbeing framework

In an ever-changing world, it has never been more important to support employee mental health and wellbeing. Prioritizing wellbeing not only enhances our employees’ health and happiness, it makes goo...

View More

Keller acquires Subterranean

Keller North America (Keller) announces the acquisition of Subterranean (Manitoba) Ltd., a highly respected geotechnical contractor based in Winnipeg, Manitoba and the region’s leading caisson servic...

View More

Keller celebrates Global Diversity Awareness Month

October is Global Diversity Awareness Month and an opportunity to celebrate and increase awareness about diversity, and the positive impact it has in the workplace and wider society. Read more on Kel...

View More

SkyCiv hosts Structural Engineering Hackathon!

SkyCiv to Hold a Structural Engineering Hackathon in 2021 Leading Structural Analysis and Design software SkyCiv, will be holding a Structural Engineering hackathon from October 6 - 9th 2021. The eve...

View More

Off to a smooth start with Moretrench Industrial

Despite some regulatory delays, a major power plant modernization project in Florida got off to a smooth start on site, thanks to Keller company, Moretrench Industrial. View Latest Keller North Ameri...

Education

View More

Maximum Factored Vertical Shear

A simply supported beam (Figure) with a span of L=20ft is subjected to a uniform service load of 1200 lb/ft, including self weight, and a live load of 900 lb/ft. Determine the maximum factored...

View More

Flexular Crack in Concrete Beam

For the simply supported beam of Figure 1, determine the uniformly distributed load, q, at which the flexural crack forms. The beam has a length L=7m, and f’c=25Mpa. Figure 1: Cross-section of Con...

View More

Calculate the vertical deflection of a beam

Calculate the vertical deflection of the beam (magnitude and direction) at the midpoint of the central span (point A) Solution Use virtual work method: Virtual Structure From Equilibrium: Shea...

View More

Truss vs Cable

Truss and cable elements are defined by their ability to carry solely axial loads. Nonetheless, since cables have no stiffness when loaded in compression, they function only in tension. Moreover,...

View More

Spring Assemblies in Series/Parallel: Two Springs in Series

Based on Figure 1, we get: where: In matrix form, the above can be re-written as: Example Figure 2: Two Springs in Series - Example  Calculate k1, δ2, and f3. Solution Ba...

View More

Calculate the variation in length of the rod

The rod of the picture is loaded with the force 2P which is uniformly distributed on Section D where applied. If the material of the rod is homogenous with Elastic Modulus E find the variation in len...

View More

Allowable shear force of the girder

Calculate the maximum allowable shear force Vmax for the girder. The welded steel girder is having the cross section shown in the figure. It is fabricated of two 500 mm x 50 mm flange plates and a 50...

Books

View More

Structural Engineering Solved Problems

Structural Engineering Solved Problems contains 100 practice problems representing a broad range of topics on the Structural Engineering (SE) and Civil PE exams. Each problem provides an opportunity t...

View More

Structural Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam, Fourth Edition

The Structural Depth Reference Manual prepares you for the structural depth section of the Civil PE exam. It provides a concise, yet comprehensive review of the structural depth section exam topics an...

View More

Structural Depth Practice Exams for the Civil PE Exam

Structural Depth Practice Exams contains two 40-problem, multiple-choice exams consistent with the NCEES Civil PE structural depth exam's format and specifications. Like the actual exam, the problems...