Research & Practice on Progressive Collapse & Robustness of Buildings

Research & Practice on Progressive Collapse & Robustness of Buildings

Extreme events (i.e. terrorist attacks, vehicle impacts, explosions, etc.) often cause local damage to building structures and pose a serious threat when one or more vertical load-bearing components fail, leading to the progressive collapse of the entire structure or...
Specifying Safe Demolition

Specifying Safe Demolition

Every day, old structures are demolished to make room for new and improved buildings, bridges, and other structures. More often than we would like, during the course of these demolitions, things do not go as planned and loss or damage to property can occur.    The...
Extreme Loading for Structures – Version 6.0 Released!

Extreme Loading for Structures – Version 6.0 Released!

We’re happy to announce the release of our Advanced Structural Analysis Software, Extreme Loading for Structures (ELS) Version 6.0!  ELS is used by structural engineers and researchers around the world to study the effects of blast, progressive collapse, wind,...
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