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Episode 35 - Cannon Design

The Structural Engineering Podcast

Release Date: 02/20/2020

Episode 46 - Fast + Epp show art Episode 46 - Fast + Epp

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Fast + Epp has become world renown for innovative and beautiful design in mass timber. As a fairly small firm with 35 years of experience behind them they have managed to work on some of the most exciting and structurally creative projects you're likely to see across the US, Canada, and Europe. We talk with Ian Boyle, one of the principals of Fast + Epp about not just mass timber, but the design philosophies of Fast + Epp and much more. Enjoy   Website: theengineeringpodcast.com Email: info@theengineeringpodcast.com Instagram: @structure_3d LinkedIn:...

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This week we chat with Blake Larsen of Larsen structural Design. Blake has done something that many of us dream of, a few try, and very few do well. That's start his very own engineering company, and grow it to be a success. If you've ever considered going out on your own, this episode is for you.

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This week we have an awesome chat with awesome framers (Check em out on instagram) to answer questions live on Instagram with a group of contractors. It was a real blast sharing what we could and learning a lot about what we can do to make their job easier, and produce better structures together. We talked for two hours, so I cut it down to two parts. we hope to do it again some time (with better audio quality hopefully), so please enjoy part 1   @AwesomeFramers   We're trying something new this year to help keep the podcast up and running and hopefully get even better. If you've...

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Episode 41 - Exciting News From Sideplate show art Episode 41 - Exciting News From Sideplate

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We are adding an unscheduled addition to our regular podcast line-up to squeeze in an extra episode with Ryan Smith of Sideplate . When we heard the Engineers over at Sideplate had developed a fully bolted moment frame with the existing Sideplate technology we had to learn a little more. Please enjoy our conversation with Ryan, and feel free to reach out to us or Sideplate with any questions.

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This week Max and Zach sit down with the guys from Structuralengineeringbasics.com to discuss high rise design, and a little about the courses they provide. We hear some great stories about design in Dubai and an exciting project with some unique challenges in Canada. We recommend checking out their website at www.structuralengineeringbasics.com and If you'd like to check out their courses use code SEP25OFF for 25% off!

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This is the second edition of tornado shelter design. This week we talk with Mark Kaiser of RLG to wrap up the story of tornado shelters, and talk about the future of shelter design.   We're trying something new this year to help keep the podcast up and running and hopefully get even better. If you've learned something from our guests, consider becoming a patron of the show with the link https://www.patreon.com/SEPodcast   If you're liking the show please subscribe, and heck, send us an email, we really enjoy chatting.   Website: theengineeringpodcast.com Email:...

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PDH-isode #1 ICC 500 with RLG show art PDH-isode #1 ICC 500 with RLG

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Welcome to our first ever PDH worthy episode! at 50 minutes, it's longer than usual, but if you pass our quiz we'll send you a certificate for 1 PDH hour. This episode Zach and Max interview Mark and David from RLG about the basics of storm shelter design and ICC 500. Once you've had a listen, the quiz can be found by following this link (or through our website).

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Episode 38 - Tornado Shelters show art Episode 38 - Tornado Shelters

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This episode we get to talk with David Cumming, a principle at RLG in Texas about the challenges of designing in tornado country, including learning a bit about tornado shelters, and the damage we see when tornado's touch down. Grab something sturdy and have a listen

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This week we got the opportunity to sit down with John Roach of Cannon Design. We discuss the Lancaster General Hospital expansion project, existing structures, and vertical additions, but also some of the qualities that makes Cannon Design so special. Learn about the training opportunities that cannon has in place for its employees as well as some of the guiding principles.

Cannon Design: cannondesign.com

AISC article for Lancaster General Hospital:

aisc.org/globalassets/modern-steel/archives/2018/07/takingittothelimit.pdf

We're trying something new this year to help keep the podcast up and running and hopefully get even better. If you've learned something from our guests, consider becoming a patron of the show with the link https://www.patreon.com/SEPodcast

If you're liking the show please subscribe, and heck, send us an email, we really enjoy chatting.

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