Seismic Debris Field for Collapsed RC Moment Resisting Frame Buildings

Abstract: The debris field of earthquake-induced building collapse can block or reduce the capacity of adjacent sidewalks and roads, hinder emergency and evacuation operations, and therefore adversely influence the seismic resilience of a community. To consider the...

High Fidelity Numerical Seismic Modeling of Ancient Brick Structures

Abstract: The evaluation of the seismic vulnerability of historical masonry buildings is a difficult task due to the uncertainty regarding structural characteristics and construction techniques, mechanical properties, and pre-existing damage. Hence, there is a need...
ASCE Structures Congress 2019

ASCE Structures Congress 2019

ASI will be attending the 2019 Structure Congress in Orlando, FL from April 24-27, 2019. ASI sessions this year focus on the Protective Design for Structures and industrial facilities. Below are the Sessions that ASI is participating in. ASI Engineers will also be...
4 Reasons You Should Choose ELS over SBEDS For Blast Analysis

4 Reasons You Should Choose ELS over SBEDS For Blast Analysis

In this article, we take a look at blast analysis with a focus on SBEDS (Single Degree of Freedom Blast Effect Design Spreadsheet) vs ELS (Extreme Loading for Structures). Our goal is to explain why ELS should be considered over SBEDS for blast analysis. Firstly,...
Opening Plenary Speaker at the Forensic Engineering 8th Congress

Opening Plenary Speaker at the Forensic Engineering 8th Congress

Dr. Ahmed Amir Khalil, PhD, PE, Structural Consultant at Applied Science International, LLC (ASI)  will be delivering the Opening Plenary Speech at the Forensic Engineering 8th Congress in Austin, Texas from 8:30AM-10:00AM on Friday November 30th, 2018. His address...