The Structural Engineering Channel

The Structural Engineering Channel

The Structural Engineering Channel focuses on helping structural engineering professionals stay up to date on technical trends in the field. The podcast also features professional development topics for structural engineers to facilitate career advancement.

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April 29, 2021 44 min

In?this episode, we talk to?Professor?Karen?L.?Scrivener, MA,?a?research group leader at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL), and an expert on cement chemistry and material science of cement-based?materials.?She talks about alternative?ways to reduce the carbon footprint of concrete?to?tackle concrete’s CO2 problem, as well as her career and research. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the […]

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In this episode, we talk to Jared M. Green, PE, D. GE, NOMA, who is the host of one of EMI’s other podcasts, The Geotechnical Engineering Podcast. Jared is also a Vice-President at Langan Engineering, and in this episode, he is going to tell us what he thinks a structural engineer needs to know about […]

The post TSEC 49: What a Geotechnical Engineer Thinks a Structural Engineer Needs to Know appeared first on Engineering Managemen...

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In this episode of The Structural Engineering Podcast, we talk to David L. Pierson, PE, SE, SECB, Sr. Principal at ARW Engineers, about resilience, building codes, and free markets in structural engineering. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask David in This Episode: In reference to the article you wrote in Structures […]

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In this episode, we talk to Ross J. Smith, PE, LEED AP BD+C, CDT, principal at WJE (Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.) about steps that can be taken to reduce the likelihood of structural failures. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Ross: What are the typical steps that structural engineers follow during a […]

The post TSEC 47: Reducing the Likelihood of Structural Failures appeared first on Engineer...

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In this episode, I talk to Alexis Clark, P.E., M.ASCE, who you’re used to hearing from as our show’s co-host, but instead, in honor of International Women’s Day, Alexis talks to us about the nonprofit organization she works with to enhance the diversity of women in STEM. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions […]

The post TSEC 46: Diversity in STEM: What are You Doing About It? appeared first on Engineering Management I...

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In this episode, we talk to Matteo Jean Pietrobelli, P.Eng, Eur.Eng, P.E., who is the Principal – Regional Manager of Maffeis Engineering. We found Matteo through an article that was published on the New Atlas called Russia’s massive Lakhta Center named skyscraper of the year. We talk to him about the ETFE applications of the skylight […]

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In this episode, we talk to Jake Davis, Ph.D., a scientist with extensive experience in clean environmental science and technology from Hilti Concrete Sensors in Hilti North America. He talks about concrete testing technology, concrete sensors, and discusses the maturity method. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Jake: What are concrete […]

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In this episode, we talk to Matthew Karalus, P.E., a field technician from the ECS Group of Companies, about low concrete strength and some of the methods used to test for concrete strength. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Matthew: Why is it so important to conduct a concrete strength test? Are the […]

The post TSEC 43: Evaluating Low Concrete Strength Results appeared first on Engineering Management Insti...

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In this episode, we talk to three people who are involved in seismic upgrades to a Heritage Designated World Recognizable Work of Architecture, the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) in Canada. They are Nick Milkovich, Principal at Nick Milkovich Architects Inc. Who is also the principal architect for the upgrade, Aletha Utimati, Project Manager at The […]

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In this episode, we talk to Brian Trimble, P.E., a director of Industry Development at the International Masonry Institute. He talks about masonry, optimizing structural masonry, the importance of teamwork, and why getting out in the field is so important in your engineering career. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Brian […]

The post TSEC 41: An Overview of Masonry in Structural Engineering appeared first o...

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In this episode, I interview my co-host Mat Picardal, who recently took the SE Exam. He talks about his experience taking and preparing for the SE Exam, what the exam is, why it’s so difficult, and the benefits of earning a SE licensure. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions I Ask Mat: What […]

The post TSEC 40: Tips on Preparing for the SE Exam (From a Recent SE Examinee) appeared first on Engineering Management Insti...

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In this episode, we talk to Andrew (Drew) Twarek, a project manager at Ruby+Associates, Inc. Structural Engineers about construction engineering, what it is and how it differs from structural engineering. He also talks  about some of the top award-winning projects that he’s worked on in the past. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions […]

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In this episode, we talk to Ricky McLain, P.E., SE, who is the Senior Technical Director at Tall Wood, WoodWorks about mass timber in structural engineering — what it is, some of the common pitfalls for mass timber projects, and how structural engineers can play a significant role in setting a mass timber project up […]

The post TSEC 38: The Benefits and Common Pitfalls of Mass Timber in Structural Engineering appeared first on Eng...

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In this episode, we talk to Jennifer Traut-Todaro. SE, LEED AP, a senior engineer at the American Institute of Steel Construction about equity in the AEC world. She expands on some of the challenges faced in the office environment and in the trades and how you can become more involved in the AEC Industry. Engineering […]

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In this episode, we talk to Dr. Badri Hiriyur, Ph.D., Vice President and Director of Artificial Intelligence at Thornton Tomasetti (TT) about the applications of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in the AEC industry and how it may affect your design and forensic processes as an engineer. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We […]

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In this episode of The Structural Engineering Channel Podcast, we talk to Drew Dudley, P.E., SE, Vice President at Dudley Dunham Engineering and a lecturer at Texas A&M University, about the state of structural engineering and higher education. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Drew in This Episode: The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)  and […]

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In this episode of The Structural Engineering Channel Podcast, we talk to Sam Carigliano, CEO and co-founder of SkyCiv Engineering. Sam talks about how the cloud is shifting the way we design and also talks about programming in structural engineering. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Sam Carigliano in This Episode: Do you think that your […]

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In this episode of The Structural Engineering Channel Podcast, we talk to Rens Hayes, Principal at H+O Structural Engineering, about strategic planning, organizational structure, leadership, management, and advancing your engineering career. Regardless of your current position and aspirations in your engineering career, if advancement is something you’d like to continue to pursue, this episode is full of big-picture […]

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In this episode, we talk with Jason B. Lloyd, Ph.D., P.E., a Bridge Steel Specialist at NSBA. We found Jason through an article he wrote in the AISC magazine on redundancy in steel and, in this episode, we talk to him about redundancy in steel bridges, steel, and failure critical members. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of […]

The post TSEC 32: Structural Redundancy in Steel Bridges: What You Need to Know appeared first on Engine...

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In this episode, we talk to Missy McMullen, Design Engineer at Lane Supply Inc., about barrier cables in parking garages, what they are, how they work, and how they can benefit the industry as we know it. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Missy in This Episode: Tell us more about […]

The post TSEC 31: Designing Barrier Cables in Parking Garages appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

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