Building on more than sixty years of finding innovative solutions to construction-related problems, WJE recognizes the value of knowledge sharing and collaboration, not just among our employees but with our industry colleagues as well. Through a series of articles, our experts share their knowledge and experiences on a variety of topics, both general and specific. We encourage you to use our filters to find subjects that interest you and may help you better understand a challenge you face in your work.
Designers now have a new AISC specification focused on the seismic evaluation and retrofit of... MORE >Seismic Shift
There are many considerations prior to starting any rooftop-amenity design project MORE >Considerations for Installation of Amenity Spaces on Existing Roofs
Michael Drury examines the structural behavior of one-way composite steel floor beams under... MORE >Standard Versus Natural Fire Resistance for Partially Restrained Composite Floor Beams
New research into the "Vibratory Impacts of Music and Transport on Museum Collections" has been... MORE >Research: Vibratory Impacts of Music and Transport on Museum Collections
Load tests were conducted on knee joint specimens subjected to closing moments to evaluate the... MORE >Effect of the Bar Bend Radius on the Performance of Knee Joints with Common Details
Designers using the 2022 Edition of the ASCE/SEI standard Minimum Design Loads and Associated... MORE >Horizontal Diaphragm Seismic Design
In this article, WJE structural engineers Arne Johnson (Northbrook) and Tanner Swenson... MORE >Concrete Rehabilitation Design for the Historic 3rd Avenue Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Moderately alkaline pore solutions migrating through carbonated portland cement paste in contact... MORE >WJE Primer: Concrete Carbonation: Significance and Proper Testing
How can educational institutions reevaluate or reimagine aging building assets? MORE >Reevaluating and Reimagining Building Assets
Gates at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport were overhauled for the life safety, code... MORE >Case Study: Airport Fire Protection Design
After several large concrete spalls fell from a catalytic reformer support structure at a... MORE >Asset Integrity Case Study: Catalytic Reformer Support Structure
Over the past ten years, the terra cotta industry has made a resurgence as a modern cladding... MORE >The Terra Cotta Industry - The Future Is Bright
The six basic components of typical light pole construction are examined MORE >WJE Primer: Maintaining Your Light Pole Inventory for Longer Service Life
When an unexpected structural failure occurs, building owners imagine similar catastrophic... MORE >WJE Primer: Reacting Rationally to Unexpected Structural Failures
Have codes kept up with the changes in the frequency and intensity of rainfalls? MORE >Rainfall Intensity Changes Over Time: Have the Codes Kept Pace?
Lessons learned for planning a successful structural investigation MORE >Take Time to Save Time
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WJE encourages its engineers, architects, and materials scientists to contribute to the ongoing dialogue of the built world through the sharing of presentations at conferences, seminars, and other educational forums. Please check back on a regular basis to see where a WJE expert will be speaking next.
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FacadeOrdinance.com contains general information regarding facade ordinances in various cities throughout the United States. The site contains information, deadlines, and timelines on facade ordinances for Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Jersey City, Milwaukee, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and St. Louis.
SeismicOrdinances.com serves as a knowledge base for information regarding seismic assessment and retrofit requirements and relevant deadlines that pertain to seismic ordinances in various cities throughout California. The site covers both wood-frame soft-story structures and non-ductile concrete structures in the following cities: Alameda, Berkeley, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Carpinteria, Culver City, Fremont, Hayward, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Mountain View, Oakland, Pasadena, Richmond, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Monica, Torrance, and West Hollywood.